Ph D Scholarship In Infrastructure Assessment

at RMIT University

Funded by Australian Research Council and industry, an exciting opportunity has become available for up to three PhD candidates to join a multi-disciplinary team to develop models and methodology in service life prediction of infrastructure, such as buildings and underground pipes.

Candidates are expected to hold a good Bachelor or Masters Degree in Civil, Mechanical, Building Engineering, or a related field, such as Applied Mathematics.

The ideal candidate for this position will have demonstrated knowledge and proven experience in one of the following areas:

  • Applied mathematics;
  • Engineering mechanics;
  • Materials science and engineering;
  • Numerical and programming skills


To be considered for scholarship you must hold, or be currently completing a degree in Civil, Mechanical, Building Engineering or a related field such as Applied Mathematics:

  • a Master by research
  • a Master by coursework with a significant research component graded as high distinction, or equivalent
  • a Honours degree achieving first class honours
  • a 4 year bachelor degree achieving a GPA of 4 or equivalent (80% or above).

How to Apply

All applicants should email the following to Professor Chun-Qing Li (

  • a cover letter (this should detail applicant's alignment with research areas of scholarship)
  • your Curriculum Vitae
  • academic transcript

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