Engineering & Mathematics: KESS II Fully Funded PhD Scholarship at Swansea University: Parallel Computing for Advanced Engineering Simulations

  • Phd
  • Full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a stipend
  • May 18, 2018

The project will research and develop a framework where the latest massively parallel computing engines (GPUā€™s/Co-processors) and multi-core CPUs are utilised within an engineering simulation system to accelerate targeted areas of the computational model. The nature of the PhD research work is multidisciplinary, involving mathematics, computer science and engineering applications in material, manufacturing and energy sectors. The PhD project is open ended with a large degree of freedom to explore further into several related directions in parallel computing, computer simulation, data analysis, and engineering applications. The project is collaborative between a large academic research team and a leading industrial partner.

The scholarship provides 3 years of funding with a 6 month period to complete the thesis. The achievement of a postgraduate skills development award, PSDA, is compulsory for each KESS II scholar and is based on a 60 credit award.

Eligibility

Candidates should have a 2.1 or above in their undergraduate degree in Engineering (civil, mechanical, aerospace, geotechnical engineering, or related subjects), Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physics. They should also be eligible for UK/EU Fees.

Benefits

The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a stipend. The bursary will be limited to a maximum of Ā£14,340 p.a. dependent upon the applicant's financial circumstances.

There will also be additional funds available for research expenses.

Application

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