PhD Scholarship Opportunity: FBICRC Mine Electrification – Energy and Storage Infrastructure Design

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Payment per year
$35,000 p.a major scholarship plus $5,000 p.a research allowance
3 years with a possible 6 month extension
Postgraduate Research
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
New Zealand Citizens
Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
International Students
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Supplementary Scholarships
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The FBICRC Mine Electrification PhD Scholarship is funded by FBICRC and University of Adelaide to support a full-time PhD student who is undertaking research in a multi-disciplinary research project at the intersection of power system engineering, optimisation and statistical modelling. The aim of this project is to design the backbone energy and storage infrastructure required for the 24/7 operation of a BEV mobile fleet.



Applicants must be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia or international students who are acceptable as candidates for a PhD degree at the University of Adelaide, and are available to commence in 2021.


Applicants must hold a minimum First-Class Honours.



The scholarship will be for up to 3 years and has a stipend of $35,000 per annum plus $5,000 per annum research allowance (e.g., conference/publication fees etc.)The base scholarship is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval. 



Contact Person: Dr Ali Pourmousavi Kani

School of:  Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Tel: (08) 83138311




Expressions of interest should be submitted to with the name of scholarship in the subject heading. Please ensure you include all of the following documents: