Research Fellow in Digital Twin for Structural Health Monitoring

Middlesex University
  • Post Date: March 5, 2019
  • Apply Before: August 5, 2019
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Job Overview

The Faculty of Science and Technology at Middlesex University, London (UK) is seeking to appoint a post-doctoral research fellow to contribute to research, project support to senior researchers to enable the delivery of the intended results, and co-ordination of a research multi-discipline project funded by Newton Fund/British Council Institutional Links programme. The main role is to develop and generate a Digital Twin model to simulate the vital physical infrastructure (asset)’s behaviour and performance. Particularly, the researcher is expected to work with a team at Middlesex University and collaborate with several other teams from the UK (Viavi Solutions) and Vietnam (The University of Transport and Communications) to conduct research in wireless sensing, mathematical models, data analytics, data science, digital twin and machine learning to develop a structural health monitoring (SHM) system for maintenance and monitoring of important infrastructures such as bridges, dams, ports, determining potential problems that could arise, then subsequently developing new monitoring solutions to mitigate part failure. Applicants will hold a PhD in a relevant area.

Middlesex University is a global university with campuses in Hendon, London, Dubai, Mauritius and Malta. The Hendon campus has over 1700 staff and 20000 students and has seen an investment of over £200M creating a leafy university neighbourhood in north London. The Faculty of Science and Technology delivers high quality teaching, research and consultancy across several disciplines including computer science, informatics and networking/telecommunications. In REF2014, 56 staff where submitted leading to an excellent REF outcome  in the Computer Science and Informatics unit of submission and Middlesex was placed 13th for power rankings overall across the sector. In the London area alone, the Research Fortnight Power rankings placed Middlesex as the 4th largest department for computing research.

The post will be a full-time role with fixed term contract of 20 months, based in Hendon, London. 

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If you wish to discuss the job in further detail please contact the Associate Professor Dr Huan X Nguyen via email:

Closing date: 15 March 2019

Middlesex University is working towards equality of opportunity. Applications from under-represented sections of the community are welcomed.

We value diversity and wish to promote equality at all levels

Job Detail
  • Offerd Salary£35.000 - £40.000 per year
  • Career LevelOthers
  • Experience3 Years
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYEducation
  • QualificationDoctorate Degree
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