Louisiana, United States
Date Posted
19 Apr 2024

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PhD Project
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

PhD Student: Advanced Sustainable Infrastructure Materials

Louisiana, United States
19 Apr 2024

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Position Description

POSITION: A Ph.D. student position is available for Fall 2016 at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette within the Department of Civil Engineering. Highly motivated individual is sought to work on multidisciplinary research looking at applications of advanced sustainable materials in civil infrastructure. Background in materials science, mechanics of materials, structural engineering and finite element modeling is strongly desired. Master’s degree is preferred, but not necessary.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is located on a 137 acre residential campus in Lafayette. The University athletic complex sits on 243 acres, while the University Research Park sits on an additional 148 acres. The Lafayette community provides a rich cultural environment with approximately 250,000 residents. The region is a nationally recognized area for technology development and commercialization. More information about the University and surrounding area can be found AT and
The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette offers programs that include the B.S. in Civil Engineering, the M.S. in Civil Engineering and the Ph.D. in Civil Engineering Systems. The UL Civil Engineering Department is actively enhancing its structural engineering laboratories and testing facilities. Reconfiguration and refurbishing of the materials testing lab is in progress. Large scale tests within a high-bay lab facility with a strong floor and strong wall are planned for the near future. Additional information about the UL Lafayette Civil Engineering Department may be found at

STARTING DATE: August, 2016

How to Apply

Interested individuals should send: (1) full CV; (2) a brief (1 paragraph) summary of research background; (3) GRE scores; and (4) TOEFL scores (if applicable), to Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until position is filled.

Position Category: Engineering. Position Type: PhD Project.