BP iCASE PhD Studentship in Fluid Mechanics of Natural Resources

(Fixed Term)

Reference: LE01606

Closing date: 12 October 2013

Supervisors: Prof. Paul Linden, Mr Cameron Rennie

Applications are sought for an EPSRC industrial CASE PhD studentship sponsored by BP to be held in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge. The studentship is part of the Foreseer project (https://www.foreseer.group.cam.ac.uk) and will study the fluid mechanics of ‘fraccing’ with a view to examining and optimizing the water usage and provide linkages with the Foreseer project. The research will involve laboratory experiments and theoretical analysis of aspects of the fraccing process and interactions with the Foreseer team. Further details can be found at http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/pfl4/PFL/Welcome.html

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance. 

Applicants should have at least a 2.1 degree in mathematics, physics or engineering, and send their CV, the names of two academic referees and a covering letter explaining how their skills would be relevant to this project. Please send applications to Ms Doris Allen (pavhsec@damtp.cam.ac.uk).

The closing date is 12 October 2013.

Please quote reference LE01606 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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