New PhD opportunities

The Fire Safety Engineering Research Group at The University of Queensland is offering five new PhD scholarships. Research topics range across a wide range of areas: timber fire performance structures, fire performance of timber structures, fire-induced concrete spalling, and bushfires. Scholarships are open for international and Australian students. Further details of the projects in the links below:

Fire performance of floor timber systems
(principal advisor Dr Cristian Maluk)
Centre for Future Timber Structures

Exploring the self-extinguishment mechanism of cross-laminated timber in full-scale compartment fires
(principal advisor Dr Juan P. Hidalgo)
Centre for Future Timber Structures

Propensity and consequences of fire-induced concrete spalling
(principal advisor Dr Cristian Maluk)
Manadatory Credit: Photo by Sipa Press / Rex Features (303301E)

Physical and fire behaviour characterisation of bushland fuels
(principal advisor Dr Andres Osorio)
Bushfire - Wye River near Lorne, south of Melbourne, December 25, 2015. © Keith Pakenham : Reuters

The role of moisture and the water cycle on the flammability of vegetation and risk of bushfires
(principal advisor Dr Juan P. Hidalgo)
Bushfire - Wye River near Lorne, south of Melbourne, December 25, 2015. © Keith Pakenham : Reuters

 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should submit their scholarship application on the Application for school-based PhD or MPhil scholarship form, together with your supporting documents on the RHD online application system. Details on the application for admission and scholarship process can be found at http://www.civil.uq.edu.au/RHD-application-apply.

For further details, please contact Dr Cristian Maluk, Dr Juan P. Hidalgo, or Dr Andres Osorio.

Cristian Maluk_UQ (uncompressed)    Dr Juan P. Hidalgo    andres osorio

 

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