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PhD Research Assistantship in Near Surface Geophysics

Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences, Michigan Technological University
A PhD research assistantship in Environmental Geophysics, Michigan Technological University
Closing date
Feb 11, 2022

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Near Surface Geophysics
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Student / Graduate
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A PhD research assistantship in Geophysics is open at the Department of Geological & Mining Engineering & Sciences, Michigan Technological University, United States. This multidisciplinary project is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to develop novel machine learning based methodologies to process and interpret a newly designed Ground Penetrating Rada system for soil characterization. The project will include field work, data processing, and data inversion.

The successful candidate should have a background in geophysics with strong computational skills 
If you are interested and have the desired skillsets, please send the following documents to Dr. Radwin Askari ( or Dr. Snehamoy Chatterjee (

  1. Curriculum Vitae,
  2. 1-2-page research statement, in which the applicant will explain (i) how GPR data integrated with machine learning can contribute to environmental problems, (ii) why we they are interested in this project, and (iii) how they can contribute to this project.

The project will start in September 2022.

One of the four major research universities in the state, Michigan Technological University is located at Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The Houghton community offers a small-town environment with outstanding four-season recreational opportunities and world class cultural events all in a beautiful setting.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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