Non-Destructive Evaluation of Laser Beam Welded and Brazed Joints

Collaborating with academic and industry researchers this project aims to examine the design and manufacture of lightweight multi-materials structures for low footprint smart products for automotive applications.

Value and duration

Scholarship is valued at up to $31,298 per annum for 3 years with a possible 6 month extension.

This scholarship is part of the ARC Training Centre in Lightweight Automotive Structures.

Number of scholarships available



To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • have a first class honours or equivalent in physics, materials engineering, manufacturing engineering or mechanical engineering
  • provide evidence of good oral and written communication skills
  • demonstrate ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary research team
  • meet RMIT University’s entry requirements for the Higher Degree by Research programs.

How to apply

To apply, please submit the following documents to Professor Adrian Mouritz:

  • curriculum vitae
  • academic transcripts.

Applicants must include in the subject line of email ‘Application for ARC Training Centre PhD scholarship’.

Open date

Applications are now open.

Close date

Applications will close once the candidate is selected.

Terms and conditions

This scholarship will be governed by the Research Scholarship Terms and Conditions (PDF 327KB 10p).

Further information

This project will be conducted in conjunction with FORD. The successful candidate will be required to undertake 12 months of their research embedded within industry


For further information please contact Professor Adrian Mouritz.