PhD Position in the field of Hydraulics/River Engineering
at the University of Hawaii

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) and Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) the University of Hawai`i in Manoa seek a PhD student to work in the field of Hydraulics, River Engineering and Scour Around Bridge Piers. The research will be focused on artificial intelligence-based estimation of scour depth around bridge piers

Duties: Assist project leaders in field and laboratory data collection. Develop MATLAB codes and work with different software to estimate scour depth.

Minimum Qualifications: Master degree in hydraulics, river engineering, water resources or hydrology. Capabilities in MATLAB programming and a record of scientific publications. The successful candidate must have a strong interest in field work, and the ability to perform physical tasks associated with collecting samples. The appointment will be reviewed annually and renewed based upon performance and funding. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will proceed until the position is filled.

For more information, please contact Dr. Sayed Bateni (

posted: 10 April 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.