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PhD Modelling Heterogeneous Catalysts: University College London – PhD Studentship Position in the field of Accelerated Kinetic Monte-Carlo Method Development for Modelling Heterogeneous Catalysts (Chemical Engineering) at the University College London.

Ref No.: 1708784 

Applicants are invited for a PhD Studentship at the Multiscale Computational Catalysis and Materials Science lab of Dr Michail Stamatakis of the Department of Chemical Engineering.

Duration: 3.5 years

Fellowship: £16,057 p.a.

Starting Date: 1 September 2018.

Overview: The aim of the work is to develop innovative methods & algorithms to accelerate kinetic Monte-Carlo (KMC) simulations of reactions on catalytic surfaces, specifically addressing the challenge of time-scale separation between elementary events. The project is also the implementation of these algorithms in our KMC software application Zacros.

Major Goals:
  1. The main purpose of this role is to develop innovative methods and algorithms to accelerate kinetic Monte-Carlo (KMC) simulations of reactions on catalytic surfaces.

Eligibility Conditions

  1. An undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics or related field, with some experience in computational science and coding is desirable. S
  2. pecific experience on dynamic/kinetic Monte Carlo simulations, as well as optimization and control is an advantage.
  3. Essential skills, abilities, personal attributes and experience listed

Application Procedure:

  1. Applications must be submitted online.
  2. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Dr Michail Stamatakis (
Quick Overview————-
Organization University College London (UCL)
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country UK
Subject areas Chemical Engineering
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 30 Jun 2018

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