(Scholarship) ATTRACTIVE PhD SCHOLARSHIPS AT THE IITB-MONASH RESEARCH ACADEMY

ATTRACTIVE PhD SCHOLARSHIPS AT THE IITB-MONASH RESEARCH ACADEMY

AN INDIAN-AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP

The IITB-Monash Research Academy(The Academy) is an exciting partnership between The Indian Institute of technology Bombay(IITB) AND Monash University, Melbourne(Australlia)- two of the worlds leading educational and research institutions- The Academy will be housed in a specially constructed building at IIT Bombay.

The Academy, has designed a jointly badged PhD prgram in which students can undertake interdisciplinary research in several thematic areas focussing on the fields of engineering and technology. The Academy is offering attractive PhD scholarships to suitable candidates. The current focus is on attracting top students in the fields of engineering and technology. As a PhD student you will be based at the academy in Powai. You will work with an elite team of academics and stuidsents on one of the following reseach temes:

Advanced computational engg, simulation and manufacture
Infrastructure engg
Clean Energy
Water
Nanotechnology
Biotechnology and stem cell research


Several of the research projects in the academy will be sponsored by major industries. Opportunities exist for candidates to work closely with industrial R&D labs. Generous scholarships will be available to support candidates.

Candidates with a first class Masters degree in Engg or science from a reputed university or a bachelors degree with a high grade point average from the IIT's, NIT's or BITS should take advantage of this unique opportunity to acquire an internationally recognised qualification and pursue a career in research. Althoush nota pre-requisite, candidates who have been highly placed in GATE or GRE should apply.

Closing date for applications is 19 November 2008.

For more details: www.iitbmonash.org
or contact students[at]iitbmonash.org

Information on IITB and Monash University asre availbale at www.iitb.ac.in