The Technical University of Denmark, often simply referred to as DTU, is a university in Kongens Lyngby, just north of Copenhagen, Denmark.

The Technical University of Denmark is inviting application for PhD position. The PhD project will be carried out in close collaboration with the TopOpt group.

The project is financed in large part by InnoTop: a six-year research program aimed at providing new algorithms for large-scale shape and topology optimization.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing PhD programme.

Available Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the field of Mesh Generation from Optimized Shapes.

Scholarship Benefits: University offers an interesting and challenging job in an international environment focusing on education, research, scientific advice and innovation, which contribute to enhancing the economy and improving social welfare. We strive for academic excellence, collegial respect and freedom tempered by responsibility. The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is a leading technical university in northern Europe and benchmarks with the best universities in the world.

Eligibility Criteria: Candidates must have an M.Sc. degree in computational science and engineering (CSE), applied mathematics, or engineering, or equivalent academic qualifications. Preference will be given to candidates who can document experience in at least one and preferably more of the following topics: polygonal and polyhedral mesh generation and processing; finite element methods; numerical optimization tools; shape and/or topology optimization. Furthermore, good command of the English language is essential.

Eligible Nationalities: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.

Method of Application: Please submit your online application no later than 1 October 2017. Applications must be submitted as one pdf file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link “Apply online,” fill in the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one pdf file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma
  • Excel sheet with translation of grades to the Danish grading system

Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline: October 9, 2017.

Scholarship Link