PhD opportunities

Automatic regularization method for the finite element simulation of plasticity and damage at finite deformations

Thesis proposal

Area of expertiseMechanics
Doctoral SchoolSystems Engineering, Materials, Mechanics, Energy
SupervisorM. Samuel FOREST
Co-supervisorM. Kais AMMAR
Research unitCentre of materials
ContactFOREST Samuel
Starting dateOctober 1st 2019
KeywordsLarge deformations , Plasticity , Strain Localisation , Damage - Fracture , Finite element simulation , Strain gradient plasticity
ProfileTypical profile for a thesis at MINES ParisTech: Engineer and / or Master of Science - Good level of general and scientific culture. Good level of knowledge of French (B2 level in french is required) and English. (B2 level in english is required) Good analytical, synthesis, innovation and communication skills. Qualities of adaptability and creativity. Teaching skills. Motivation for research activity. Coherent professional project.

Prerequisite (specific skills for this thesis):
Excellent records in mechanics of materials. Strong assets in computational mechanics (plasticity and fracture).

Applicants should supply the following :
a detailed resume
a covering letter explaining the applicants motivation for the position
detailed exam results
two references : the name and contact details of at least two people who could be contacted
to provide an appreciation of the candidate
Your notes of M1, M2
level of English equivalent TOEIC
to be sent to
FundingFinancement d'une association ou fondation