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Call for Research Grants - Cost Effective Neural Technique for Alleviation of Urban Flood Risk, University of Coimbra, Portugal
The University of Coimbra offers one research grant to work on the Project “CENTAUR - Cost Effective Neural Technique for Alleviation of Urban Flood Risk”, with the following characteristics:
Number of grants: 1
Type of activity: The project focus on the investigation and development of optimal sensor and flood control device networks to control urban water systems in real-time, aiming at reducing pluvial flooding in urban areas.
You will be part of the interdisciplinary research project CENTAUR (“Cost Effective Neural Technique to Alleviate Urban flood Risk”), where we collaborate with researchers and practicioners from Sheffield University (UK), EAWAG (CH) and industry partners from UK, Germany and Portugal.
The main tasks include the development of new hydraulic models and techniques to model real-time control devices. Monitoring, data aquisition and calibration of models. Elaboration of reports and scientific publications.
Financial support: H2020
Applicant profile: MSc degree in Civil Engineering (Hydraulics and Water Resources), Environmental Engineering, Computer Science or HydroInformatics.
Location: Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Sciences and Technology of University of Coimbra.
Duration: 12 months
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