Unlocking Complex Resources through Lean Processing Scholarship <!-- Subtitle --> School of Mechanical Engineering

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Applications are invited for the following scholarship leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the School of Mechanical Engineering.

The scholarship is supported by the Premier Research Industry Funds Research Consortia Program ‘Unlocking Complex Resources through Lean Processing”

Field of Study: Acoustic and vibration sensing in grinding circuits for mineral processing. The objective is to determine appropriate acoustic and vibration sensors that can be used to conduct real-time monitoring of the volumetric load in a grinding mill and a cyclone. This will involve numerical modelling and experimental testing. This technique would enable operators to select appropriate feed rates of processing equipment, thereby providing optimal throughput and prevent the clogging of processing equipment that causes downtime.

Eligibility: Applicants may be either domestic or International students and must be acceptable as candidates for a PhD degree at the University of Adelaide.

Stipend:  The scholarship will be for a period of 3 years from March 2019 and has a stipend of $27,596 per annum. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.

Enquiries: Professor Carl Howard
School of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
The University of Adelaide
Tel (08) 83133469

Applying: An application for admission must be submitted using the Online Application Form. Information on the Admission Application Process and how to appy.

Please email a summary of your application for admission to Professor Carl Howard with “Application for PRIF RCP ‘Unlocking Complex Resources through Lean Processing’ PhD Scholarship” in the subject heading.

You can request a copy of your application summary by emailing Scholarships with the subject heading 'Request for application summary'.

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