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PhDStructural Engineering: Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction(ISCED 5)

Application fee €100.00 one-time
More information

vgtu.lt/..es/structural-engineering/129419 

Overview

Topic: Crack model of concrete members reinforced with FRP bars
Financial support: a four-year tuition fee will be covered + Scholarship of around 400 (1st year) -450 (2nd-4th year) EUR/month

Subject description: The supervisor has developed a new concept of crack modelling of reinforced concrete structures. In this PhD project, the cracking model will be extended to concrete members reinforced with composite FRP bars. The activities will include theoretical modelling, numerical analysis and experimental investigation as well as teaching (no more than 15%).


About the supervisor
Gintaris Kaklauskas is Professor and Head of Department of Bridges and Special Structures at VGTU. A real member of Lithuanian Academy of Science. He is the recipient of numerous awards for his research contributions, including the ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineering) best paper Moisseiff Award 2013, Lithuanian Science Prize 2013, a Marie Curie (Senior Research category) grant and a visiting professor Fulbright fellowship at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is a member of the fib Task Group 4.1 Serviceability Models. His research interests include serviceability analysis and constitutive modeling of concrete structures.

Programme structure

The activities will include theoretical modelling, numerical analysis and experimental investigation as well as teaching (no more than 15%).

Apply now! Fall semester 2018/19
Application start
May 1, 2018
Application deadline
Jun 27, 2018 23:59
Europe/Vilnius time
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2018

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States