This is NTNU
NTNU is a broad-based university with a technical-scientific profile and a focus in professional education. The university is located in three cities with headquarters in Trondheim.
At NTNU, 9,000 employees and 42,000 students work to create knowledge for a better world.
You will find more information about working at NTNU and the application process here.
(Video unable to load from YouTube. Accept cookie and refresh page to watch video, or click here to open video)
About the position
We have a vacancy for a PhD candidate at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.The appointment has a duration of 3 or 4 years (with 25% of compulsory work) and the goal is a completed doctoral education up to an obtained doctoral degree. The appointment is financed by NTNU through its call for interdisciplinary research collaboration in sustainability.
The position is part of the SusHydro project that seeks to find innovative and cross-sectoral solutions that shed light on a wider range of services that hydropower and water reservoirs can contribute and shed light on how synergies and conflicts between different sustainability goals can be identified and balanced. SusHydro will do this by putting together a team of experienced professionals and talented young researchers with a background in hydrology and water resource analysis, life cycle assessment, modeling of the energy system, economics, biology and social sciences. Solutions will be developed through case studies in Norway and areas of Africa with rich hydropower resources.
The topic of this specific PhD project is the development of improved tools improved methods for sustainable planning and operation of multipurpose reservoirs with hydropower production. The first part will be carried out in a basin in Africa where the tradeoffs and synergies across a wide set of water use is analyzed, such as irrigation, drinking water supply, flood control and environmental purposes. This will lead to better tools to analyze risks and opportunities across sectors (water, energy, food nexus). The second part will be based on a Norwegian case where the tradeoffs and synergies between hydropower production, flood control and ecology are analyzed. The studies will make extensive use of advanced modelling techniques and new data sources.
You will report to professor Tor Haakon Bakken.
Canadian Dam Association Scholarships, University of British Columbia, Canada, about 17 hours ago
View All Awards Deadline Likely in June 2023 Annual Value $2,500 to $5,000 Citizenship Canadian Permanent Resident International Degree Level Masters Doctoral The Canadian Dam Association (CDA – w...
Perseus Ph D Candidate In Optimal Hydropower Scheduling Using Advanced Machine Learning And Data..., NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway, 5 days ago
This is NTNU NTNU is a broad-based university with a technical-scientific profile and a focus in professional education. The university is located in three cities with headquarters in Trondheim. A...
Ph D Candidate In Optimal Hydropower Scheduling Using Advanced Machine Learning And Data Analytics, NORWEGIAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY - NTNU, Norway, 4 days ago
About the position The Department of Electric Power Engineering (IEL), at the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), i...
Five Ph D Scholarships Are Available At Politecnico Di Milano Within The Environmental And... (# Of Pos: 5), Politecnico di Milano, Italy, 7 days ago
Applications are welcome for the opening of 5 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) positions associated with PhD-level research activities related to “Energy Transition & Environmental Impact” and “Sust...
Ph D Position In “Water Footprint Assessment And Water Allocation Modelling”, EURAXESS, Netherlands, 3 days ago
This is one of two PhD positions that are part of an international and multidisciplinary research project funded by the European Commission's Horizon Europe programme entitled "Water Efficient All...
Ph D Position: Coastal Vulnerability (Cvi) Assessment For Present And Future, EURAXESS, Netherlands, 13 days ago
Coastal zones are among the most densely populated areas in the world, with about 40% of the global population living within 100 km of the coast in the present, which is expected to grow further o...