The Group of Orbital Dynamics & Planetology invites applications for PhD scholarships that will be funded by FAPESP (Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo). The PhD program and the scholarships have duration of four years. The candidates should not have obtained the Masters Degree. The projects to be developed are in the following topics:
- Origin, formation and evolution of satellites and planetary rings
- Deflection of an asteroid in a collision route to the Earth
The projects will be developed in the São Paulo State University – UNESP or in the National Institute for Space Research – INPE in São José dos Campos-Brazil.
Applicants should send a statement of research interest and a curriculum vitae to Prof. Silvia Giuliatti Winter ([email protected]).
The deadline to apply is April 13, 2018.