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Scholarship details

2019 - PhD Scholarship in Drilling Optimisation and Automation

Status: Closed

Applications open: 15/05/2019
Applications close: 30/05/2019

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About this scholarship

The candidate will join the Drilling Mechanics Group working on MinEx CRC project related to Drilling Optimisation and Automation.

  • Future Students
  • Faculty of Science & Engineering
    • Western Australian School of Mines (WASM)
  • Higher Degree by Research
  • Australian Citizen
  • Australian Permanent Resident
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • International Student
  • Merit Based

The successful candidate will receive a stipend valued at $27,596 per annum (2019 RTP rate). The duration of the scholarship shall be for three years.

The scholarship coves the international tuition fee of international students for the duration of the award.

The student will benefit of joining our research team working on an industry funded project with opportunities of interactions with research and industry colleagues. 

Scholarship Details

2

Higher Degree by Research: PhD

Candidate 1

-        Master and bachelor degree of mechanical, civil or petroleum engineering.

-        Language requirement (IELTS, Overall 6.5, Speaking, Writing, Reading and Listening 6.0 or TOEFL, Overall 79, Reading, 13, Listening 13, Speaking 18, Writing 21).

-        Students with below skills are encouraged to apply:

  • Strong background in fluid mechanics of compressible fluids
  • Previous modelling experience
  • Previous lab experience
  • Engineering skills in signal processing and analysing experimental data using Matlab
  • Previous research experience and publications
  • Previous background two/three phase flow

Candidate 2

-        Master and bachelor degree of mechanical, civil or petroleum engineering.

-        Language requirement (IELTS, Overall 6.5, Speaking, Writing, Reading and Listening 6.0 or TOEFL, Overall 79, Reading, 13, Listening 13, Speaking 18, Writing 21).

-        Students with below skills are encouraged to apply:

  • Strong background in rock mechanics
  • Previous experimental research experience
  • Previous experience in bit-rock interaction
  • Engineering skills in signal processing and analysing experimental data using Matlab
  • Previous research experience and publications

Application process

Please send your expression of interest with your CV, selected publication, and English score to Dr Masood Mostofi (Masood.mostofi@curtin.edu.au)

Enrolment Requirements

Must be enrolled full-time.

Enquiries

Dr. Masood Mostofi

Email address: Masood.mostofi@curtin.edu.au

 

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