The European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and
innovation program (grant agreement No. 741273) is supporting an Advanced Grant (AdG)
2016 project THUNDERR.

Recruiting PhD students to do research in this field:

“Detection, simulation, modelling and loading of thunderstorm outflows to design wind-safer and
cost-efficient structures”


Three PhD scholarships will be awarded within the Curriculum:
“Wind Science and Engineering” of the PhD Program in “Civil, Chemical and Environmental Engineering” ( at the Department of Civil, Chemical and Environmental Engineering (DICCA) of the Polytechnic School – University of Genoa.


The application deadline is: 12 June 2018, at 12 noon Italian time

Call, Research topics and Online application:

Please feel free to forward this announcement to any potentially interested person.


For any further information please contact:

Prof. Giovanni Solari
Principal Investigator of the ERC AdG Project
DICCA – Polytechnic School, University of Genoa
Email: [email protected]

Prof. Giuseppe Piccardo
Coordinator of the “Wind Science and Engineering” Curriculum
DICCA – Polytechnic School, University of Genoa
Email: [email protected]


Best regards,

Giovanni Solari