PhD position in Water Resources Planning and Management via EGU

Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

Singapore 🇸🇬

Position: PhD position in Water Resources Planning and Management


Singapore University of Technology and Design

The Singapore University of Technology and Design is Singapore’s fourth autonomous university, established in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. SUTD’s mission is to advance knowledge and nurture technically grounded leaders and innovators to serve societal needs. This is accomplished with a focus on design, through an integrated multi-disciplinary curriculum and multi-disciplinary research. The university is rapidly expanding its education and research footprint and is home to several world-class research centers. The university recently moved to a new state of the art campus.


Location: Singapore

Sector: Academic

Relevant divisions:

Climate: Past, Present & Future (CL)
Energy, Resources and the Environment (ERE)
Hydrological Sciences (HS)

Type: Full time

Level: Student / Graduate / Internship

Salary: Open

Preferred education: Master

Application deadline: 15 May 2022

Posted: 22 March 2022

Job description

The Resilient Water Systems Group (Singapore University of Technology and Design) offers one PhD position in areas broadly related to water resources management, multi-sector dynamics, optimization and control of large-scale infrastructure. Potential topics of research include:

  • Managing Southeast Asia’s climate-water-energy-food systems in a changing climate;
  • Designing sustainable power grid interconnections for ASEAN countries: integration amid the water-energy nexus;
  • Linking past, present, and future hydro-climatic variability to water and energy management.

Applicants must hold a Bachelors and/or Masters degree in engineering, science, or applied mathematics, with a good academic background in hydrology, optimization, and statistics/probability.

The start time is mid-September 2022. All scholarships include full tuition fees and a competitive compensation. Selected candidates with an outstanding academic profile will be granted additional funding support for international conferences and overseas research attachments.

How to apply

Applications are due on May 15, 2022. To apply, please contact Dr. Stefano Galelli or visit the Resilient Water Systems Group’s website. For additional information on SUTD’s Graduate School, visit