PhD in Metrology
Politecnico of Torino and INRIM are jointly proposing a PhD in Metrology aiming at offering advanced education in all fields of measurements, from cutting-edge frontiers of science to the challenges of a changing society.
Research fields are from quantum physics for primary standards realization to nanotechnology for novel measurement devices, from fundamental constants to space metrology, to enabling technology for food certification, safety and efficacy of healthcare, as well as the grand challenges of energy and environment.
The PhD programme lasts 3 years and includes training courses, an annual evaluation, preparation of a doctoral research thesis, and a final exam.
The candidates undergo a competitive admission process and the successful candidates can receive a 3 year scholarship. A Master of Science degree is required and a certificate of proficiency in English is mandatory.
Deadline for the submission of application: August 28th, 2014.
The Course is expected to start in November 2014.
The PhD programme Director is Prof. Massimo Inguscio, University of Firenze and INRIM.