PhD position in Barcelona

The Industrial Mathematics group at the Centre de Recerca Matematica is currently looking for candidates to apply for a PhD in mathematical modelling. The grant is funded by La Caixa bank, through the Barcelona Graduate School of Mathematics.

The Industrial Mathematics Research Group consists of the group leader, Prof. Tim Myers, 2 post-doctoral fellows and 3 PhD students. Local collaborators of the IM group include members of the Inorganic Nanoparticles Group at the Catalan Institute for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology; the Department of Physics at the U. Autonoma de Barcelona; mathematicians at UAB and U. Politecnica de Catalunya.The group also has strong links to research centres in Ireland, Canada, the UK, Australia and South Africa.

Current research projects include: optimising nanocrystal growth; mathematical models of heat transfer at the nanoscale; phase change; nanofluid flow for solar energy capture; flow with evaporation. Other topics of interest may be found at Tim Myers’ Google Scholar page.

Interested candidates should contact Tim Myers directly,

The deadline for applications is 2nd February 2017.

Full details of the call may be found at