PhD Position in Water Resources Planning and Management

Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
University/Academia/Research/Think tank
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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One PhD position in Water Resources Planning and Management – Singapore University of Technology and Design

The Singapore University of Technology and Design, in collaboration with Singapore’s Public Utilities Board (the national water agency), offers one PhD position in areas broadly related to watershed management, flood management, water distribution, and sensors and Instrumentation.

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

The start time is either mid-September 2019 or January 2020. The scholarship includes full tuition fees, a competitive compensation, and additional funding support for international conferences and overseas research attachments. Applicants must first apply for a position at SUTD; shortlisted individuals will then be evaluated by the Public Utilities Board.

For further information about this funding scheme, please contact Dr. Stefano Galelli ( ), or visit For additional information on SUTD’s Graduate School, visit

The application deadline is July 31, 2019.

About the university

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.