Opportunity: Humanitarian Engineering PhD Topics and Scholarships

Topics Development studies | Cross-sector partnerships | Climate and the Environment | Humanitarian | Innovation and technology

Are you passionate about using design, engineering and technology for social change? Are you interested in advancing knowledge in the emerging field of Humanitarian Engineering?

The Humanitarian Engineering Group at RMIT University has five new PhD topics open to interested candidates. The topics are:

  • Exploring application of emerging technologies in humanitarian and development contexts
  • Adapting participatory design approaches to the context of humanitarian design and engineering projects
  • Co-designing institutional arrangements for water and sanitation service provision in low- and middle-income countries
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Challenging Environments
  • Strengthening the engineering profession through humanitarianism

To find out more about these projects please search for ‘humanitarian’ on the RMIT project list page https://lnkd.in/g8ZSHdh. Alternatively contact Nick ([email protected]) or Tanja ([email protected]).

The supervision team includes Professor Darryn McEvoy, Professor Margaret Jollands, Associate Professor Matthew Currell, Dr Peter Stasinopoulos, Dr Tanja Rosenqvist and Dr Nick Brown.

The deadline for Expression of Interest is March 31st for Australian citizens and permanent residents and February 3rd for international applicants. More information about the application process can be found here: https://lnkd.in/fQGXuiF