The Centre welcomes applications from prospective Masters and PhD students. To be considered, you will need to be fully fluent in English and have achieved excellent results in your undergraduate studies.

Priority Research Centre for
GEOTECHNICAL AND MATERIALS MODELLING

PhD and Masters Opportunites

PhD and Research Masters

The Centre welcomes applications from prospective Masters and PhD students. To be considered, you will need to be fully fluent in English and have achieved excellent results in your undergraduate studies. For example, an average grade of distinction in Australia, a GPA of more than 3.5 in the US and Canada, or a CPI of more than 8.6 in India.

Applications will be welcomed from those with a strong interest in computational mechanics, geotechnical engineering, geoenvironmental engineering, or materials science. Typically, our research students have undergraduate degrees in the disciplines of engineering, mechanical engineering, materials engineering, physics, or mathematics. A broad range of scholarships to support national and international students are available.

To express your interest, please email your CV, together with certified copies of your undergraduate transcripts and a brief statement of your research interests to the Centre Director of Postgraduate Studies, Associate Professor Andrew Abbo.


Supervision Opportunities

PhD Scholarship in Particle Scale Dynamics

PhD Scholarship in Particle Scale Dynamics

Closing date: 31 December 2014

A scholarship is available for a student to undertake a PhD in particle scale dynamics using variational framework under the supervision of Dr Andrei Lyamin



Contact Us

Centre Director of
Postgraduate Studies

Associate Professor Andrew Abbo
Ph: +61 2 4921 5582
Email: Andrew.Abb@newcastle.edu.au

Centre Coordinator

Ms Kirstin Dunncliff
Ph: +61 2 4921 8832
Email: Kirstin.Dunncliff@newcastle.edu.au