Research Assistantship funding is available in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for a well-qualified applicant seeking a PhD with a focus on extreme floods and able to start in January 2017. The project will address rainfall and flood frequency data analysis and modeling in large watersheds and in complex, mountainous terrain. A strong background in water resources engineering, hydrology, or atmospheric sciences is required. Previous experience in hydrologic modeling, statistics and analysis of large meteorological and hydrological datasets is strongly desired, as is programming and analysis experience in Python, R, Matlab, or similar language. This position includes a stipend and benefits. Please see https://grad.wisc.edu/studentfunding/types/ for more information. Please see the research group webpage for more information on the types of research projects and topics we focus on: https://sites.google.com/a/wisc.edu/hydroclimate-extremes-group/.
Good performance in previous academic studies are critical, as is strong performance on the GRE and, if necessary, the TOEFL or similar english language proficiency exam.
Please contact Dr. Daniel Wright at [email protected], or respond to this posting for additional information. See https://www.engr.wisc.edu/admissions/graduate-admissions/ for more information on admissions and the application process.