PhD - Smart Water Distribution System Management

Concordia University

Montreal, QC, Canada 🇨🇦

The research aims to improve the understanding and sustainability of the essential water distribution systems (WDSs), on which so many individuals, institutions and businesses depend.

Funding is available for two specific topics:
– Integrated pipe maintenance, renewal and design optimization
– Real-time water distribution system operation

Specific requirements
– Experience in the water sector, preferably related to water distribution and/or asset management
– Working knowledge of python, machine learning and hydraulic modelling
– Knowledge of GIS is an asset

General requirements
– Undergraduate or Master’s degree in Civil, Building, Environmental Engineering, Computer Science or other relevant field;
– GPA of 3.7 or higher
– Strong written and oral communication skills in English;
– Dilligent and detail oriented;
– Ability to work effectively as part of a diverse team.

Be part of the team
I am always looking for highly motivated students that are passionate about research. Diversity and inclusion is key to team success. All qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification are encouraged to apply.

How to apply
Interested candidates should email [email protected] with the subject “PhD Smart Water Management”, attaching the following items:
-Detailed CV
-One-page cover letter describing your fit for the position
-Transcripts
-Samples of publications


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