Denmark: PhD Scholarship at The Wind Energy Division of the National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy

“Aeroelastic Design” research programme

Course(s) offered: Engineering
Course Level: Graduate (PhD)
Provider: DTU
Country to Study in: Denmark

Scholarship Description
The Wind Energy Division at the National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Risø DTU is seeking a highly motivated PhD student in the “Aeroelastic Design” research programme.

The present industry standard RANS models do not accurately predict the flow passing through wind farms and therefore fails to predict the power output of the wind farms.

Candidates should have a master’s degree in engineering, fluid mechanics or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to the master’s degree.

Experience with wind energy or flow modeling, as well as good communication skills are considered advantageous for obtaining the position.

Eligible groups
Qualified citizens of ANy country

Participating Institutions
The Wind Energy Division at the National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Technical University of Denmark (DTU) Risø

Fields of study
Development of Efficient Turbulence Models for CFD Wake Simulations

The project will focus on development and evaluation of turbulence models aimed at turbine wake modelling that goes beyond simple eddy-viscosity concept.

One possibility would be to evaluate the potential of Reynolds Stress modelling for wake simulation. Another direction can be the development of multi-scale RANS techniques.

The project will include comparison with experiments and time resolved LES type simulations.

Number of award
One position will be available

Sponsorship duration
Not specified in the call. Please inquire from the sponsor.

Scholarship benefits
Inquire from the sponsor

Method of Application
All applications can now be made online.

If you are eligible, and interested in this scholarship, you will need to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on this scholarship position and also to be able to apply.

All applications must be submitted on or before 14 August 2011

No late submissions will be tolerated

Application Deadline: 14 August 2011
Open for International Students: Yes

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Scholarships in Denmark for International Students

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