About the Project
PhD studentship on Digital twins for roads; development of data driven models (Engineering/Computational Sciences/Mathematics)
Applications are invited to work on a double PhD between the Universities of Nottingham and Birmingham, in the field of infrastructure management, digital twins, and data science. We aim to explore the automation of road maintenance decisions by creating digital twins of roads that simulate traffic, pavement degradation and maintenance activities. Also, we want to optimise the existing road’s deterioration simulations and models using artificial intelligence algorithms.
The successful candidate will have an excellent opportunity to do research on traffic microsimulations, pavement degradation models, and explore some of the most advanced artificial intelligence techniques in order to take optimised decisions for the monitoring and maintenance of roads.
We are looking for a person to join our existing team that is enthusiastic, likes engineering challenges and enjoy computation and programming. We offer an excellent environment and ample opportunity for travelling. After successful completion of the Thesis, the candidate will obtain two PhD degrees, from the University of Nottingham and the University of Birmingham.
Candidates must hold a first-class honours degree or equivalent in an engineering or numerical science topic or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience.
This is a 3-year programme. This position is available immediately and applications will be open till 15th May. The studentship includes fees and a tax-free stipend of £15,009 per annum. Please note that due to funding restrictions, current funding is available to UK/EU nationals only, EU nationals should be able to start the PhD not later than July 2021.
The Universities of Nottingham and Birmingham are both equal opportunities employers and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
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