Coventry University invites applications for a 3.5-year PhD Industrial CASE studentship in Applied Mathematics (Fluid Dynamics). The studentship is co-funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and Culham Centre for Fusion Science. The work, to be performed in collaboration with Culham and with Ilmenau University of Technology (Germany), involves Direct Numerical Simulation of turbulent flow in rectangular ducts in the presence of a strong magnetic field with reference to liquid metal blankets for fusion reactors.
Candidates must be EU nationals holding a BSc degree in Mathematics, Physics or a related discipline (or those who will have obtained the degree by September 2012). Exceptional overseas students are also encouraged to apply.