Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (28/08/2014 09.16)

RESEARCH DOCTORATE COURSES- 30th CYCLE PhD in: Engineering and Chemistry of Materials and of Constructions

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The research themes will concentrate on fundamental qualifying technologies by combining the theoretical-scientific aspects with the real projects, especially in reference to:

a) Advanced materials and technologies for the environment, the industrial and the energy sector. The development of advanced materials with a high intensity of know-how, high performance and new potentials. The planning and development of converging technologies in the matter of energy saving and environmental control

b) Advanced experimental methods applied to productive systems and methods. Support technologies, such as characterization , the non-destructive evaluation, in support of the development of materials, components and integrated high-tech systems.

c) Numerical models of functional devices and predictive modeling structures applied to engineering and materials.

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Research Fields


Eligibility criteria

QUALIFICATION (up to a maximum of 30 points/100)

Documents to be attached to the application in PDF format:

• Master, specialist or old system degree thesis;

• university career (examinations, graduation mark);

• publications;

• any professional experience and other qualifications held by the applicant.

• research project drawn up by the candidate, which is not binding on the subsequent assignment of the doctoral thesis

•curriculum vitae.

EXAMINATION up to 70 points (minimum pass grades is 42 points)

Oral examination

Interview is designed to test the candidates' knowledge on topics relating to the educational and methodological trends of the Doctoral course and includes the formal presentation of the proposed research project.

During the oral examination the knowledge of the English language will be tested.

For Foreign Students knowledge is required of the Italian or English language.

The oral examination, upon a reasoned request may be held electronically by means of suitable specific software.

Minimum overall rating to be considered eligible: 60 points.

Selection process

The final list in order of merit will be published on the University’s

website at the address: , and it has

at all effects a legal notifying value. Subsequently it will be approved

by Decree of the Rector.

The final list in order of merit for each Course is one and only

The candidates are admitted, on approval, to Courses according to their

position in the final ranking list until all positions for the Doctoral

Course are covered.

Programme Description
Number of awards per year5
International mobility required ?yes
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsAll
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
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Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
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Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli Studi di Messina

Public research
Messina - Italy