The Applied Modelling and Computation Group is always interested in hearing from suitably qualified people interested in pursuing a PhD or EngD.

Current opportunities

A PhD studentship for '3D multi-scale integrated flooding model with wetting and drying and mesh adaptivity', supervised by Professor Christopher Pain and Dr Fangxin Fang, is currently seeking applicants. For further information please download and read the studentship details.

Additional projects

A number of other bespoke projects are available in the following areas, please contact Dr Matthew Piggott to be pointed towards the most appropriate supervisors:

  • Multi-scale ocean modelling
  • Atmospheric pollutant dispersal
  • Geodynamics
  • Renewable energy devices
  • Numerical analysis and development of adaptive mesh methods and error measures
  • Advanced discretisation methods for computational fluid dynamics and radiation transport methods
  • Numerical linear algebra
  • Turbulence modelling
  • Multi-phase flows
  • Multi-physics code coupling
  • Inversion and data assimilation methods
  • Porous media flows
  • Novel nuclear reactor design

PhD & MEng funding and application procedure

Full details of funding available and the application procedure are available from the Department of Earth Science and Engineering website