PhD position offer

Jueves, Mayo 24, 2018

OPEN CALL – PhD position

Project title: Coupled problems for the simulation of particulate flows and their interaction with critical structures

Advisors: A. Larese, E. Oñate

One doctoral position is offered to work in the framework of the PRECISE project (Numerical methods for PREdicting the behaviour of CIvil StructurEs under water natural hazards – MINECO - BIA2017-83805-R)

Goal of the position offered:

Analysis of structural failure induced by particulate flows accounting for particle-fluid-soil interaction

Specific objectives of the position offered:

  • Become advanced user of GiD and developer of KRATOS Multiphysics
  • Development of new accurate and robust numerical techniques for simulating particle-fluid-soil-interaction combining finite elements and particle techniques.
  • Minimum number of publications to be submitted in JCR journals: 3


  • MSc degree (or equivalent) in Engineering, Physics or Mathematics
  • Strong background in numerical methods and computational mechanics (FEM, CFD, …)
  • Basic programming skills (C++, Python)
  • Good English level


Duration: 4 years



  • A personal CV (in English, free format)
  • Transcript of the marks of the Master Degree
  • Covering letter indicating two referees.

​Send the required documentation to before June 30th 2018.