Rio Tinto PhD Scholarship in Mining Automation, University of Sydney, Australia,2013

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Scholarship Description:

Rio Tinto PhD Scholarship in Mining Automation, University of Sydney, Australia,2013 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

University of Sydney offers PhD Scholarship in Mining  Automation for Domestic and International Students  in Australia. Top-up scholarships valued at approx. $5,000 are  available to successful APA and IPRS scholarship applicants. The total  scholarship is valued at $29,844 pa (2013 rate) per annum (tax exempt) and  may be renewed for up to three years, subject to satisfactory  progress. The application deadline is 31st July 2013.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in  the field of sciences & engineering areas in Mining Automation at  University of Sydney. Course Level: Scholarships  are available for pursuing PhD degree level at University of  Sydney. Scholarship Provider: University of  Sydney Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility: Essential requirements: -A Bachelor  Degree with First Class Honours or equivalent results; -Excellent  mathematical skills and/or programming skills (Matlab and/or  C++) -Open to learning new techniques and approaches including machine learning and  multivariate analysis. -Desirable requirements: -Prior knowledge of  areas such as machine learning, statistics and geology -These positions are  open to domestic and international students. Rio Tinto Centre for Mine  Automation scholarships are potentially available to exceptional students.

Scholarship Open for International  Students: Domestic and International Students can  apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: The Australian Centre for  Field Robotics (ACFR) is based in the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and  Mechatronic  Engineering at The University of Sydney, and is dedicated to the research,  development, application and dissemination of autonomous and intelligent robots  and systems for operation in outdoor environments. The ACFR is one of the  largest robotics research institutes in the world and has been instrumental in  developing breakthrough technologies and in conducting world-leading research  and development of field robotics principles and systems. Mining constitutes the  backbone of the Australian economy. While several job sectors have experienced a  decline in recent times, the demand for qualified people in the mining industry  remains strong. Rio Tinto is a world leader in mining and has an  extremely strong presence in Australia. Rio Tinto has also been at the forefront  of mining innovation. The Rio Tinto Centre for Mine Automation (RTCMA),  established within the ACFR is mandated with the task of automating all aspects  of a mine’s operations. A significant component of the RTCMA’s activities  involves innovating new ideas and concepts that are relevant to the overall  objective. The RTCMA invites applications from interested students to be a part  of this mining innovation endeavour by working with us towards a doctorate  degree.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Scholarships are offered  for up to three years.

What does it cover? Top-up scholarships valued  at approx. $5,000 are available to successful APA and IPRS scholarship  applicants. The total scholarship is valued at $29,844 pa (2013 rate) per  annum (tax exempt) and may be renewed for up to three years, subject to  satisfactory progress.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Expressions of interest should be  sent via post or by e-mail and should include a CV and academic  transcripts.

Scholarship Application  Deadline: The application deadline is 31st July  2013.

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Degree Level:

Rio Tinto PhD Scholarship in Mining Automation, University of Sydney, Australia,2013 is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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