The University of Queensland in Australia is seeking a full-time, highly motivated applicant to perform high-quality research in the field of shale gas extraction. The successful applicant will be supported by an international scholarship.
The successful candidate will be working under the supervision of Dr. Zhongwei Chen at the School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering. The candidate will join a multidisciplinary team in partnership with industry partners. This scholarship is funded by the Australian Research Council Discovery Projects scheme.
The main objectives of this Ph.D. project are to conduct systematic microstructural, geomechanical and geochemical characterization of shale samples using cutting edge facilities, to develop novel experimental methods to quantify the response of shale permeability to a number of key parameters such as in-situ stress and water, and to visualize fluid flow in nanopores validated by direct experimental observations.
Application Deadline: August 31, 2020
Eligible Countries: International
Value of Award: $28,092 per annum
Number of Awards: Not Known
Eligible Field of Studies: Ph.D. degree program in the study area of Engineering and Computing.
Eligibility for International Scholarship at University of Queensland
To be eligible, applicants must;
- Have a Bachelor’s degree plus at least 2 years of research experience, including research publications.
- Possess a Master of Philosophy (or another research master’s program).
- Be proficient in the English Language
How to Apply for International Scholarship at University of Queensland
To submit an application for admission and scholarship, applicants must take admission to a Ph.D. program at the University of Queensland. There is no distinct application for scholarship award because you will have the chance to request scholarship award consideration during the application for admission.
Before submitting an application you should:
- check your eligibility
- prepare your documentation
- contact Dr. Zhongwei Chen ([email protected]) to discuss your suitability for this scholarship
Visit The Scholarship Webpage For More Information
- August 31, 2020
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