Call 2016

PhD PROGRAMME IN CIVIL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

ANNOUNCEMENT OF SELECTION: 32nd cycle – Academic Year 2016-2017

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 25 AUGUST 2016, hrs. 4.00 PM (Italian time) - CLOSED

NEWS! 26.08.2016: The application for the additional scholarships and Assegni di ricerca is now available (until 4.00 PM of 31.08.2016), see at the Application online webpage.

 

Positions and scholarships are available on 4 distinct Curricula (detailed presentation of proposed research topics available here):
Curriculum A:
 Civil and Environmental Engineering
Curriculum B: Mechanics, Materials, Chemistry and Energy
Curriculum C: Modelling and Simulation
Curriculum D: Architecture and Planning, Landscape

 

The following grid will be constantly updated. Additional positions and scholarships, increased after the publication of the call and no later than August 25, 2016 will be highlighted in red.

Research Area A: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Positions: 9 + 1

no. 3 scholarships: University of Trento 

no. 4 scholarships: University of Trento and Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering

no. 1 scholarship: Edmund Mach Foundation, Trento scholarship (Topic of reserved scholarhips ref. A1 Formulation of Trichoderma atroviride SC1 for soil application)

no. 1 available position without scholarship

no. 1 additional reserved scholarship: Edmund Mach Foundation, Trento scholarship (Topic of reserved scholarhips ref. A2 Biological control of the invasive alien species Halyomorpha halys – BIO-ALIEN) - published on 09.08.2016

Research Area B: Mechanics, Materials, Chemistry and Energy

Positions: 5 + 1

no. 1 scholarship: University of Trento

no. 2 scholarships: University of Trento and Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering

no. 1 scholarship: University of Trento and ISTEC-CNR, Faenza (Topic of reserved scholarhip ref. B1 Mechanics of biomimetic implants for bone and osteochondral regeneration)

no. 1 available position without scholarship

no. 1 additional reserved fellowship: EURAC Bolzano - FP7, Trento fellowship (Topic of reserved scholarhips ref. B2 Multi-dimensional energy system modeling: Methods and tools for the optimization of energy systems considering spatial, temporal and social-economic features) published on 10.08.2016 

Research Area C: Modelling and Simulation

Positions: 11 + 1

- n. 3 scholarships: University of Trento and Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering, of which no. 1 scholarship reserved for the topic

ref. C1: - Development of thermomechanical-based finite elements for nonlinear resilient systems

- no. 1 scholarship: funded by University of Trento and Department of Economics and Management Scholarships

- no. 2 scholarships: funded by University of Trento and University of Trento and Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT Pontedera), reserved for the topics:

Ref. C2 - Mechanics of Soft Adaptive Robots Inspired by Legless Living Organisms for Soil Exploration

           Ref. C3- Mechanics of Octopus Inspired Suckers

- no. 2 Fellowships for doctoral studies (Marie Skłodowska-Curie XP-RESILIENCE)  reserved for the topics:

Ref. C4 - Analysis and risk assessment of petrochemical plants endowed with innovative metamaterial-based shields under seismic/fire loadings

Ref. C5- Novel analysis of shallow and deep foundations and optimal layouts of subplants/plants under seismic conditions

- no. 2 Positions without scholarship reserved to MSCA fellow (Marie Skłodowska-Curie XP-RESILIENCE) reserved for the topics  

Ref. C6 Development of an optimal real-time monitoring system for petrochemical plants subjected to Na Tech events

Ref. C7 Risk/Resilience-based design of petrochemical plants and development of recommendations for Eurocode extension

no. 1 available position without scholarship

no. 1 additional reserved scholarship: Edmund Mach Foundation, Trento scholarship (Topic of reserved scholarhips ref. C8 Mechanics of trasmission efficiency of vibrational signals in the vineyard to disrupt the mating behaviour of leafhopper pests – VibeVine) - published on 09.08.2016

Research Area D: Architecture and Planning, Landscape

Positions: 2 + 1

no. 1 scholarship: funded by University of Trento

no. 1 available position without scholarship

no. 1 additional reserved fellowship: EURAC Bolzano - FP7, Trento fellowship (Topic of reserved scholarhips ref. D1 Methodologies and tools for BiPV implementation in the early stages of architectural design- published on 10.08.2016

 

Assessment schedule: from September 8, 2016