Doctoral Degree Scholarships in Structural Engineering, NTNU, Norway

Expires on: 03/22/2024


The Department of Structural Engineering at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) announces a vacancy for a PhD candidate position in the shock and impact behaviour of mechanical metamaterials. This exciting opportunity is linked to the SIMLab (Structural Impact Laboratory) research group and aims to explore innovative approaches in the field.

The PhD position focuses on the shock and impact behaviour of mechanical metamaterials, utilizing advanced experimental techniques, simulation-based design, and data-driven methods. The research will be conducted within the SIMLab research group, known for its expertise in testing, modelling, and simulation of structures subjected to high deformation rates.


  • Relevant background in Structural Engineering
  •  Completion of a five-year Norwegian degree program, with 120 credits at master’s level
  • Strong academic background with an average grade equivalent to B or better
  •  Fluent in spoken and written English


  • CV and certificates
  • Transcripts and diplomas for bachelor’s and master’s degrees
  •  A copy of the master’s thesis or a draft if recently submitted
  •  Name and contact information of three referees
  • Documentation of English language proficiency

How to Apply

Submit your application electronically via with your CV, diplomas, and certificates attached. Applications must be received by the deadline. Ensure your application clearly demonstrates how your skills and experience fulfill the specified criteria.

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