Applications are invited for a PhD scholarship which is available at Deakin’s Institute for Frontier Materials. The PhD student will initiate and conduct research on the topic ‘Surface treatments for drag reduction’ led by Dr Alessandra Sutti.
The project involves aspects of fluid-dynamics modelling, surface characterisation, surface and textile chemistry, hydrodynamic drag method development and measurements.
Deakin University is an Australian public university with approximately 50,644 higher education students in 2014. Deakin University’s aim is to examine the impact of the division between further and higher education on strategies to widen participation in education.
Applicants must demonstrate they meet the English language requirements, to the level required for the band specified for the course.