Scholarship details

Funding Body:

University of Sydney


Australian Postgraduate Award (Industry) on Advanced Structural Metallic Materials

Research Areas:

Sciences & Engineering


Postgraduate Research


An exciting new scholarship opportunity funded by an ARC Linkage-Projects grant is available to provide support for 3 years on a full-time basis for a research project leading to a PhD. The project aims to apply in-situ deformation transmission electron microscopy to quantitatively investigate the mechanical behaviour of metallic amorphous/crystalline composites. 


Applicants should have an Honours 1 or 2A degree or a Masters by research degree in materials science and engineering, mechanical engineering or condensed matter physics. Experience/background in transmission electron microscopy and mechanical properties of materials would be an advantage.

Amount awarded:

The scholarship stipend is $27,222 p.a. in 2010 (tax exempt).

Application guide:

Applications should be sent to Dr Liao  (address below) and include a curriculum vitae, copy of an academic transcript, the names and contact details of at least two referees.

For further information, contact Dr. Xiaozhou Liao School of Aerospace, Mechanical & Mechatronic Engineering, The University of Sydney NSW 2006 (Phone: 93512348; Email:, or Prof. Simon Ringer (Phone: 93512351; Email: 

Closing date:

25 June 2010