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Scholarship details

2020 Civil and Structural Engineering PhD Scholarship

Status: Open

Applications open: 24/01/2020
Applications close: 31/12/2024

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About this scholarship

The candidates will be working in the area of structural health monitoring of civil engineering structures on an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship project “Innovative Data Driven Techniques for Structural Condition Monitoring”. Research topics on vision based techniques for vibration measurements, artificial intelligence techniques, data analysis and signal processing techniques for structural health monitoring are covered in this project.

  • Future Students
  • Faculty of Science & Engineering
    • Engineering courses
  • Higher Degree by Research
  • Australian Citizen
  • Australian Permanent Resident
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • International Student
  • Merit Based

This scholarship provides initially $28,092 stipend per annum, based on full-time studies, up to a maximum of three and a half years. For international students, tuition fees for the duration of the award could be covered.

Scholarship Details


1. Full time enrolment, for both domestic and international students 
2. Minimum required: Bachelor degree (the first class honours or upper second class honours) in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering or related fields.  
3. The language requirement (IELTS: Overall 6.5, Speaking, Writing, Reading and Listening 6.0; or TOEFL, internet based Overall 79, Reading 13, Listening 13, Speaking 18 and Writing 21) is provided at Other general admission requirements and procedures can be checked at  
4. Applicants with Master degrees by research with technical publications and research experiences in structural dynamics and structural health monitoring, especially on computer vision, image processing, machine learning, deep learning, signal processing and data analysis techniques, are preferred.

Application process

To apply, please send your expression of interest together with your CV, English testing score,qualifications, publications and academic transcripts via email to Associate Professor Jun Li at 

Enrolment Requirements

The Postgraduate Coordinator, the Faculty Graduate Studies Officer and other staff in the relevant teaching area (you can view our contact details here) should be consulted regarding eligibility for entry to the program based on Curtin's entry requirements, the availability of supervisors and facilities, and the suitability of your proposed research topic.

Permanent Residents of Australia, Australian Citizens and New Zealand Citizens

If you are a permanent resident of Australia, an Australian citizen or a New Zealand citizen, once your application has been approved a Letter of Offer will be sent to you by the Faculty Graduate Studies Officer along with any information needed to complete your enrolment.

International applicants

If you are an international applicant, once your application has been approved the Letter of Offer and Invoice for fees will be mailed to you by the Curtin International together with a pre-departure Information Guide containing information on tuition fee payment, visa, health insurance and any other special requirements.

For further information on applying for admission please see the link:


Dr Jun Li

Associate Professor, School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Curtin University


T: +61 8 9266 5140


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