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Job Record #17016
TitlePhD student position at NDSU
CategoryPhD Studentship
EmployerNorth Dakota State University
LocationUnited States, North Dakota, Fargo
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateMonday, May 10, 2021
One PhD position is immediately available during the academic year Fall 2021 
at the Computational Fluids Lab - Department of Civil and Environmental 
Engineering, North Dakota State University (NDSU). The goal of this PhD 
project is to develop a new generation of Fluid-Structure Interaction 
numerical algorithms to study cancer cell migration under metastasis.

Candidates with strong interests in numerical methods are encouraged to 
apply. All backgrounds from physics, applied mathematics, and engineering 
are welcomed. Although familiarity with Linux, C/C++, Python, TensorFlow, 
MPI, OpenMP, CUDA, Julia are preferred, no programming background is 
required. In addition, there is no requirement on being familiar with cancer 
cell modeling either. 

In addition to the admission requirements by the NDSU Graduate School (GPA, 
interested candidates should send a CV to Dr. Trung Bao Le (trung.le at to initiate discussions. The email should have the term "ND-ACES 
PhD Student Application" in the title of the email to avoid confusion. The 
application must be completed before May/01/2021 for consideration.

The PhD position is funded by the National Science Foundation ND ACES 
project (Award # 1946202 - ND-ACES will 
expand capacity be leveraging investments to generate new knowledge and 
increase North Dakota's competitiveness in biosciences by working 
collaboratively within the Center for Cellular Biointerfaces in Science and 
Engineering (CCBSE). The CCBSE has three pillars of scientific inquiry: 
materials design at biointerfaces; cellular systems at materials interface; 
and computation, machine learning, and predictive modeling.

This position is expected to be covered free tuition and (minimum of) $1,700 
stipend (TA/RA). NDSU offers an excellent accommodations for graduate 
students and their family members with graduate student housing 
( on campus. The 
city of Fargo and the metro areas (the City of West Fargo and the City of 
Moorhead) is famous for its friendliness and safety. Fargo is ranked number 
#10 for the most livable cities in the United States 

According to Wikipedia and ND tourism agencies: Fargo is a city in and the 
county seat of Cass County, North Dakota, United States. Being the most 
populous city in the state, it accounts for nearly 17% of the state 
population. According to the 2019 United States Census estimates, its 
population was 124,662. Fargo, along with its twin city of Moorhead, 
Minnesota, as well as the adjacent cities of West Fargo, North Dakota and 
Dilworth, Minnesota, form the core of the Fargo-Moorhead, ND-MN Metropolitan 
Statistical Area. The MSA had a population of 257,000 in 2020. The Fargo of 
today is a vibrant downtown of unique lodging, eating establishments and 
entertainment venues. The metro area has several colleges and an active arts 
community. North Dakota is famous for its natural beauties. The North 
Country National Scenic Trail is the longest hiking trail in the entire 
United States.

Contact Information:
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Email ApplicationYes
Address1410 14th Ave N, CIE201, Fargo, ND, 58102, United States
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