PHD opportunity in Hydrology

Article Type: 
Start Date: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 19:15

The Hydrology Research Group at Duke University is looking for highly motivated PhD students in the field of hydrological processes, data analytics, optimization and modeling. Projects in the research group seek to provide information on the interaction between climate, vegetation, land use, topography and hydro-geology on the spatio-temporal variability of surface and subsurface hydrologic processes. The research group addresses these questions using a combination of experimental, theoretical, numerical and computational methods. 

Applicants interested in the position should have: 

  • BS or MS degree in any branch of Engineering, Geosciences, Applied mathematics, Computer science, Statistics or related fields. 
  • Superlative knowledge of at least one programming language, strong numerical modeling and/or computing skills, and excellent analytical ability. 
  • Ability to articulate research objectives and hypotheses, strong verbal and written skills, and ability to work as part of a team. 

Please submit your pre-application package to Dr. Mukesh Kumar (, that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and the anticipated start date is in Fall, 2018/Spring, 2019. View sampling of research on publications ( page.

Group content visibility: 
Public - accessible to all site users