Scholarships for PhD programs in Technical University of Denmark
Technical University of Denmark, Denmark invites application for scholarships for PhD programs from eligible and interested candidates
About- The Department of Energy Conversion and Storage is focusing on functional materials and their application in sustainable energy technology. Our research areas include fuel cells, electrolysis, polymer solar cells, magnetic refrigeration, superconductivity, thermoelectrics, sustainable synthetic fuels, and batteries.
DTU is a technical university providing internationally leading research, education, innovation and scientific advice. Our 5,800 employees advance science and technology to create innovative solutions that meet the demands of society; and our 11,000 students are being educated to address the technological challenges of the future. DTU is an independent academic university collaborating globally with business, industry, government, and public agencies.
Research/Job Area- PhD students will be hired in relation to the project. The titles of the projects are:
- High temperature fuel cells and electrolysis, from metadata to longer lifetimes
- Inverted neural networks for optimizing permanent magnet structures
- Machine Learning Orchestrated Discovery and Synthesis of Organic Energy Materials
Project Title- Autonomous Materials Discovery (AiMade)
Location- Technical University of Denmark
Eligibility/Qualification– The successful PhD candidates should have a master’s degree in physics, chemistry or engineering or possibly a degree in computer science or informatics, with an academic level equivalent to a master’s degree in engineering.
A successful candidate:
- has good communication skills in English, both written and spoken
- is able to work independently and take responsibility for progress and quality of projects.
Research group favor candidates with experience in materials physics, chemistry, electrochemistry, artificial intelligence and related areas.
Job/Position Description- The scholarship for the PhD degree is subject to academic approval, and the candidate will be enrolled in one of the general degree programmes at DTU.
Research group offer an interesting and challenging job in an international environment focusing on education, research, public-sector consultancy 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.
A number of PhD scholarships positions will be offered at the Department of Energy Conversion and Storage (DTU Energy) in connection with a new initiative on Autonomous Materials Discovery (AiMade, www.aimade.org). AiMade is a four-year cross-disciplinary project that is focused on establishing a platform for accelerated, autonomous materials discovery of clean energy materials through creation of a common data-infrastructure and holistic ontology for materials data, connecting data and information from simulations, characterization, synthesis and testing, spanning multiple time- and length-scales. The project revolves around four central competence areas plus a general machinery, involving different sections of the department and experts in various fields, from computational materials design and machine learning, to advanced synthesis and in situ characterization, and testing.
Salary and appointment terms
The salary and appointment terms are consistent with the current rules for PhD degree students. The period of employment is 3 years for the PhD projects and conditioned on the enrolment in the relevant PhD school at DTU.
The employments are expected to start January 1st, 2019 or soon thereafter
How to Apply-We must have your online application by 10 December 2018.
Remember to specify which subproject/position you are applying for (you can apply for more than one).
Applications must contain 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. 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 (see guidelines and Excel spreadsheet here)
Candidates may apply prior to obtaining their master’s degree, but cannot begin before having received it.
All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.
For Contact-If you need further information concerning these positions, please contact Project manager, Professor Tejs Vegge at [email protected] or the individual project leaders.
Last Date for Apply– 10 December 2018