Saturday, January 12, 2008

PhD Studentship in Structural Engineering - Loughborough University, UK

Applications are invited for an international doctoral studentship in the Department of Civil and Building Engineering, Structures Group, leading to the award of a PhD degree. The studentship is open to UK/EU students as well as to international students. Fees could be paid at the international student rate for exceptional candidates. In addition, a £12,300 per annum tax free stipend for living expenses will be paid to the successful candidate.

Applicants should have a minimum of a 2.1 honours degree (or equivalent) in civil engineering or related disciplines. Informal enquiries can be made either to Professor Mohammed Raoof (01509 222610) or email: M.Raoof[at] , or to Dr Jamal El-Rimawi (01509-222609) or email: J.A.El-Rimawi[at]

*Research topic available:*
Shear strength of FRP plated reinforced concrete beams.

More information may be found at

Applicants should complete the standard PhD application form available from and submit with supporting documents to: Ms Helen Newbold, Research Administrator, Department of Civil and Building Engineering, Loughborough University, Email:

*Closing date: Monday, 18th February 2008.*

Applicants who previously applied for this research project may re-apply