International Centre for Theoretical Sciences of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (ICTS-TIFR), Bangalore is inviting applications from highly motivated and academically bright students for its summer program, ICTS-SN Bhatt Memorial Excellence Fellowship Program.
About International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS-TIFR), Bangalore: Founded in 2007, ICTS is a new initiative in Indian science. It is conceived to contribute to the growth of excellence in basic sciences through its programs, interactions and cross-fertilization between disciplines. ICTS provides a platform and infrastructure to organize various activities in theoretical and mathematical sciences. The program is supported by the SN Bhatt Memorial Trust, which has been constituted to promote education and to support scientific research.
This ICTS TIFR Summer internship program will offer undergraduate/masters students of Science and Engineering a unique opportunity to work with the faculty and post-doctoral fellows of the Centre and to participate in research at the frontiers of knowledge. In addition, students will attend a series of lectures and participate in programming and outreach activities of the Centre organized in Bangalore. The interns will be required to prepare a report on their work at ICTS, based on which they may be asked to give a seminar.
Who can apply: Undergraduate students of appropriate branches of engineering, science, mathematics and, who are in their third, fourth or fifth year of the program are eligible to apply. Exceptional undergraduates in their second year may also apply. Masters degree students and those who have completed their undergraduate and master degrees in the academic year 2015-16 are also welcome to apply.
Research Areas: ICTS has an active research program. Current research spans the areas of astrophysical relativity, physical biology, mathematics, statistical physics and turbulence, data assimilation and dynamical systems, and string theory and quantum gravity. Other areas under consideration are cosmology, multiscale and complex systems including interface with theoretical biology, mathematics, computer science and those areas of computational sciences which have a strong interface with the research areas at ICTS.
Location: ICTS-TIFR, Bangalore
Duration: Mid May-mid July 2017.
For more details and to apply, visit the ICTS – SN Bhatt Memorial Excellence Fellowship Program’s page.
The last date to apply this year is Janaury 31, 2017.
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