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Study-In-Canada: 2022 University of British Columbia CeTLUR Scholarships for International Students

The Centre for Transportation and Land Use (CeTLUR) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is currently accepting applications for interested PhD candidates willing to study in Canada.

The UBC CeTLUR scholarship is a fully funded award covering full tuition and monthly stipends for successful candidates to pursue a PhD. CeTLUR Lab is a hub for inter-disciplinary research and has active collaborations with researchers across disciplines in the two UBC campuses, as well as in Canada and internationally.

The lab also partners with local, regional and provincial government agencies, transit agencies and consulting groups for research projects. The PhD students will have ample opportunities to develop first author research publications, attend conferences, and collaborate with industry partners and scholars locally and internationally.


Scholarship Summary

Scholarship Details:

The UBC’s Centre for Transportation and Land Use Research (CeTLUR) Laboratory, a part of UBC’s Faculty of Applied Science, has opening for 6 PhD students.  Research at the CeTLUR Lab revolves around the general area of travel demand forecasting, with a particular focus on the investigation of transportation and land use interactions, travel behaviour analysis, activity-based travel modelling, shared, autonomous, and electric mobility, emissions and energy consumption, and survey design and methods.

The research contributes by developing state-of-the-art agent-based urban system microsimulation tools, econometric models and machine learning techniques to generate evidence to assist in developing sustainable transportation and land use-related policies and infrastructure investment decision-making.

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Scholarship Requirements:

  • The candidate must hold a master’s in Civil Engineering or a related field. Students with BS in Civil Engineering, interested for a master’s leading to PhD can also apply. 
  • Experience in survey design, travel behaviour analysis, and travel demand forecasting is required.
  • Knowledge of econometric and agent-based modelling for urban systems would be beneficial
  • Skills in C++, Python, R, GAUSS, Stata, and/or other programming language/statistical software would be an asset.

Scholarship Duration and Reward

The start date will be September 2022 or January 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Required Documents

To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

  • CV
  • Official transcripts
  • Publications/writing examples

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Method of Application

Please send all documents directly to: Dr. Mahmudur Fatmi (mahmudur.fatmi@ubc.ca), Assistant Professor, UBC-Okanagan.

The subject line of your email should be: CeTLUR_PhD_Last Name.

Deadline: Not Specified

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