2022 HDR Scholarship - by Centre of Infrastructural Monitoring and Protection (CIMP), School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering

Curtin University

07 January 2022
31 December 2025

Description/Applicant information

Two PhD student scholarships are available in the Centre of Infrastructural Monitoring and Protection (CIMP), School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering at Curtin University, Australia. The successful candidates will work with Associate Professor Wensu Chen on his Australian Research Council Future Fellowship project regarding “Multi-hazard resilient hybrid modular structures” along with Professor Hong Hao. This project aims to develop multi-hazard resilient sustainable modular structures. New modular connections will be developed and structural response of hybrid modular structure to multiple hazards including impact, blast, wind and earthquake, will be investigated through a combination of experimental, numerical, and analytical studies. This scholarship application is open until filled.

Student type

  • Future Students


  • Faculty of Science & Engineering
  • Engineering courses


  • The successful candidate will receive a stipend valued around $29,000 per annum.
  • The duration of the scholarship shall be for three years with a possible extension of up to six months provided the student meets eligibility guidelines as per the conditions of award.
  • The scholarship will cover tuition fees for the duration of the award.

Maximum number awarded 2

Eligible courses Doctor of Philosophy-Civil Engineering


Eligibility criteria

  • For both domestic and international students.
  • Minimum requirement: Bachelor degree (first-class honours or upper second-class honours) in Civil and Structural Engineering or related fields.
  • Language requirement: IELTS, Overall 6.5, Speaking, Writing, Reading and Listening 6.0 or TOEFL, Overall 79, Reading, 13, Listening 13, Speaking 18, Writing 21. Details can be found at https://study.curtin.edu.au/applying/english-language--requirements/accepted-english-proficiency-tests/
  • Other general admission requirements and procedures can be found at http://futurestudents.curtin.edu.au/research/apply/.
  • Applicants with Master degrees with technical publications and research experiences in structural engineering, structural dynamics and protective structures are preferred.
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19 April 2023