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PhD Position in Applied Mathematics at Technical University of Denmark, 2017

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is inviting applications for a 3-year PhD position, starting December 1, 2016. The position is financed by NTNU and is part of the joint doctoral degree program together with the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).

In this project, University will study iterative methods for the solution of inverse problems with an emphasis on methods applicable to multiphysics tomography. In particular, we want to develop an improved understanding concerning the relationship between certain types of iterative methods and non-linear parabolic PDEs.

The goal of the thesis is to use this knowledge for developing and analyzing algorithms that are better suited for tackling the specific needs required for the reconstruction of medical images.

Course Level: Position is available for pursuing PhD programme at the Technical University of Denmark.

Study Subject: Position is awarded in the field of Applied Mathematics.

Scholarship Award:

Scholarship can be taken in Denmark


  • The applicant must have (or equivalent) in applied mathematics, computational sciences, engineering, or equivalent academic qualifications. Preference will be given to candidates who can document background in applied functional analysis.

Nationality: Candidates of all nationalities can apply for this PhD position.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: The successful candidate must satisfy the requirement for entering the PhD-programme both at NTNU and DTU. The regulations for PhD programmes at NTNU state that a Master’s degree or equivalent with at least 5 years of studies and an average grade of A or B within a scale of A-E for passing grades (A best) for the two last years of the MSc is required and C or higher of the BSc.

English Language Requirement: The position requires spoken and written fluency in the English language. Applicants from non-English-speaking countries outside Europe must document English skills by an approved test. Approved tests are TOEFL, IELTS and Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) or Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE).

Mathematics Scholarships

How to Apply: Applications are to be submitted electronically through this page. Preferably, the attachments should be submitted as a single file. Applications with CV, certificates from both Bachelor and Master, possible publications and other scientific works, copies of transcripts, (copies of documentation on English language proficiency test) and reference letters should be submitted.

Application Form  

Application Deadline: The deadline for application is 20 October 2016.

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