Fully-funded PhD Position in Coastal Resilience and Environmental Sustainability at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Agency
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Location
Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
Salary
Fully funded.
Last Date to Apply
06/30/2022
Description
The CREST Center for Geospatial and Environmental Informatics, Modeling and Simulation at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is seeking a PhD student to study coastal resilience and environmental sustainability, starting Fall 2022. The five-year research project is funded by the National Science Foundation, aiming to better understand the interactions of urban hydrology, water infrastructure systems, and environmental management strategies in coastal regions, using a combination of observation, simulation, and experimental methods. This position is fully funded, covering stipend, benefits, and tuition. The successful applicant will be admitted into the Geospatial Computer Science PhD Program: https://www.tamucc.edu/programs/graduate-programs/geospatial-computer-science-phd.php.
Qualifications
Applicants should have a master’s degree in civil and environmental engineering, geography, environmental science, computer science, or a related field. Preliminary knowledge of hydrology and GIS is desired. Skills with any of the following topics are not required but will be highly valued: (a) hydrologic or water quality modeling; (b) monitoring or experiment of green infrastructure, (c) unmanned aircraft systems, (d) Python programming, (e) Google Earth Engine or Planet Platform, and (f) artificial intelligence. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Hua Zhang (hua.zhang@tamucc.edu), Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, via email including the following materials: (1) CV; (2) a statement of research experience and interest; (3) undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and (4) a list of three references. Students from minority groups traditionally underrepresented in science and engineering fields are especially encouraged to apply. US Citizenship or permanent residency is required.
Contact Person
Dr. Hua Zhang
Contact eMail
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