PhD Fellowship in Modelling of Nanoparticle Formation - Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology is a seeking a suitable qualified student from an engineering and/or science background to undertake post-graduate study to develop models for predicting the formation and growth of nanoparticles from supersonic quenching of gases.

The main tasks associated with the project are:

  • review of current designs for producing nanoparticles from supersonic quenching,

  • review of nucleation and growth kinetics, development of one dimensional models for predicting particle growth in a defined temperature and flow regime,
  • incorporation of one dimensional models into multi-dimensional models and validations of these models against existing experimental data.

    Study Subject:

    Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, Physical Chemistry, Nanotechnology and Mathematical Modelling

    The value of this scholarship is AUD 19231 (maximum per annum). This award is to be used for living expenses.

    The scholarship is paid fortnightly for the period of 3 years.

    Further Contact and Application, Email your questions or application to:

    Geoff Brooks,
    Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Sciences,
    Swinburne University of Technology,
    PO Box 218, Hawthorn, VIC 3122,

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