Saturday, September 8, 2007

PhD Scholarship in Applied Mathematics, Monash University, Australia

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Selected research topics for study in 2008 towards a PhD in Applied and Computational Mathematics at Monash University

About Mathematical Sciences at Monash University

The School of Mathematical Sciences at Monash University has an active group of staff involved in leading-edge research in applied mathematics, in most cases also utilising modern computational methods. Currently, there are about 20 staff and about 35 research students working in the broad fields of applied and computational mathematics.

The School is located at the Clayton campus of Monash University, which is situated in the suburbs of Melbourne, capital city in the southern state of Victoria, Australia. Melbourne is a modern city with an vibrant cultural life and a population of about 3.8 million (spread over a large area). It has a moderate oceanic climate, with average daily maximum temperatures ranging from 14oC (June-July) to 26oC (January-February) and an average rainfall of about 650mm.

Some further information about student life and living in Melbourne is provided here. Additional information about Monash University, its location and its history can be found here.

Applying for a PhD in Applied and Computational Mathematics

The School is pleased to offer PhD scholarships for suitably qualified candidates in 2008:
* These scholarships are open to all applicants of all nationalities.
* A list of research areas is provided below - if a topic interests you then you should contact the potential supervisor to discuss your application.
* Scholarship applications are due by October 31, 2007.
* More detailed information on the scholarships is available from the Monash Research Graduate School web pages. In particular:
o Australian and New Zealand citizens and permanent residents must apply for a stipendiary scholarship only.
o Foreign nationals must apply also for a fee-paying scholarship (or independently pay the associated tuition fees).
o Note that the one application form covers both scholarships.
* Please note the university's English language requirements.