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Subjects for 2019-2022


The following PhD projects proposed by CEA scientists for the academic year 2019-2020 are eligible for funding under the NUMERICS PhD programme. The projects cover many different scientific fields, but always with an important component of simulation, scientific computing, and/or computer sciences, including big data and artificial intelligence. To learn more about a project, click on the heading to open the details. You are also welcome to contact the Thesis Supervisor.

Published on 22 October 2019

 Life Sciences, Solid State Physics, High Energy Physics, Astrophysics, Environmental Sciences

SL-DRF-19-0010 : Optimal Transport and Deep Learning to model the Euclid Point Spread Function

SL-DRF-19-0033 : Molecular dynamics simulations of amorphous phase separated glasses.

SL-DRF-19-0067 - Multiple scales analysis of vegetation fluorescence to assess photosynthesis of terrestrial ecosystems by present and future space missions.

SL-DRF-19-0154 : Artificial intelligence for a gamma-detector for high resolution PET imaging.

SL-DRF-19-0192 - Climate simulations: Multivariate statistical approaches for bias adjustment and extreme events attribution 

SL-DRF-19-0312 : Linking chromatin conformation to DNA replication kinetics.

SL-DRF-19-0334 : Hypernuclei and cosmic rays. Upgrading of a nuclear reaction model for a consistent treatment.

SL-DRF-19-0392 : Exploring the functional role of neural oscillations in temporal processing.

SL-DRF-19-0398 : Neutrino and dark matter properties from first DESI data and cosmological simulations.

SL-DRF-19-0428 - Estimating methane sources and sinks in the Arctic using atmospheric data assimilation.

SL-DRF-19-0431 - Automated, scalable and uncertainty-qualified inversion system for the monitoring of greenhouse gas fluxes.

SL-DRF-19-0447 - Relationship between interannual to multidecadal variability and climate long term evolution over the Holocene.

SL-DRF-19-0463 : System-level simulation and exploration flow for non-volatile neuromorphic architectures.

SL-DRF-19-0454 - modelling mercury cycle in the Mediterranean Sea.

SL-DRF-19-0465 : Fracture properties of bone-inspired mechanical metamaterials: toward lightweight and resistant solids.

SL-DRF-19-0488 : Modelling of the pulsating heat pipe.

SL-DRF-19-0492 - Climate/cryosphere interactions in a warmer world.

SL-DRF-19-0496 : Electronic dynamics of bio-relevant systems: a synergetic experimental and theoretical approach.

SL-DRF-19-0501 : Development of an adaptive mesh refinement code for the exascale area and astrophysical applications.

SL-DRF-19-0512 : Multi-scale and conformation-resolved dynamics of the electronic relaxation in flexible molecules.

SL-DRF-19-0519 : Electronic dynamics of bio-relevant systems: toward a modeling of the deactivation processes of excited states.

SL-DRF-19-0549 - Impact and mitigation of renewable energy variability on the French electricity mix.

SL-DRF-19-0599 : Numerical schemes for modelling the interplay between edge and core turbulent transport in tokamak plasmas.

SL-DRF-19-0601 : Smart Data Analytics Workflows for High Performance Simulations.

SL-DRF-19-0723 : Ab initio simulation of transport phenomena in atomic-scale junctions.

SL-DRF-19-0725 : Ultra relativistic plasmonic.

SL-DRF-19-0754 : Proteins-nanoparticles interaction modeling: a machine learning and molecular simulation mixed approach. 

SL-DRF-19-0772 : Numerical simulation of the cortical cellular organization, of its ultra-high field MRI signature & deep learning dedicated to the in vivo decoding of the cortex cytoarchitectony.

SL-DRF-19-0778 : Prediction of macromolecular assemblies by deep learning and convolutional neural networks.

SL-DRF-19-0780 : Ab initio simulations of spin polarized STM images.

SL-DRF-19-0781 : High-performance Simulation for the design of compressed sensing trajectories in high resolution functional neuroimaging at 7 and 11.7 Tesla.

Engineering Sciences, Nanotechnologies, Instrumentation

SL-DRT-19-0288 - modeling biomass torrefaction at pilot scale with data measured in laboratory at small scale.

SL-DRT-19-0296 - Architectures to Ensure the Functional Safety of Neural Network based Systems.

SL-DRT-19-0325 - Low Level Programming model for not "Von Neumann" architecture.

SL-DRT-19-0335 - Adaptive CMOS Image Sensor for smart vision systems.

SL-DRT-19-0364 - Massively parallel in-memory computing architecture.

SL-DRT-19-0546 - Methodology development for lifetime prediction of batteries for transportation to improve the durability simulation.

SL-DRT-19-0588 - 3D reconstruction of nanometric objects from stereoscopic electron microscope images.

SL-DRT-19-0591 - Compressed Sensing for elastic guided wave tomography applied to Structural Health Monitoring.

SL-DRT-19-0617 - Formalisation et simulation des mécanismes d'équilibrage du réseau électrique français.

SL-DRT-19-0623 - 3D Thermomechanical Modeling of Printed Circuit Boards.

SL-DRT-19-0627 - Propagation of elastic waves in embedded guides: Forward model and imaging with sampling method.

SL-DRT-19-0636 - Artificial Intelligence for real-time decoding of motor commands from ECoG of disabled subjects for chronic Brain Computer Interfacing.

SL-DRT-19-0657 - Machine learning based simulation of realistic signals for an enhanced automatic diagnostic in non-destructive testing applications.

SL-DRT-19-0664 -Analysis and modeling the evolution of new active materials during the first charge-discharge cycles of a Li-Ion battery.

SL-DRT-19-0666 - Mesoscopic scale simulation of the Barkhausen effect for the characterization of steels.

SL-DRT-19-0669 - Numerical methods for a personalized autonomous transcutaneous gas monitoring device.

SL-DRT-19-0676 - Design, fabrication and characterization of microlasers for data communications.

SL-DRT-19-0677 - 4D ultrasonic imaging with fast reconstruction algorithms in the Fourier domain and data compression.

SL-DRT-19-0747 - Design, simulation, fabrication and characterization of an innovative logic/memory CUBE for In-Memory-Computing.

SL-DRT-19-0769 - MILP models for optimal management of hybrid CSP plants.

SL-DRT-19-0770 - Numerical and experimental studies of a combined cooling and power cycle.

SL-DRT-19-0783 - Experimental and Theoretical Study of the Scaling Limits of GaN Power Electronics Devices for High Efficiency Converters.

SL-DRT-19-0877 : Study and optimisation of combined cold and heat production for thermal networks.

SL-DEN-19-0002 - Improvement of the numerical performance for the simulation of large nonlinear structures.

SL-DEN-19-0014 - Modeling and simulation of demixing in glasses.

SL-DEN-19-0020 - Modeling of heat transfer in turbulent bubbly flows.

SL-DEN-19-0062 - Development of a high energy and high resolution imaging setup.

SL-DEN-19-0064 - Electronic excitations in heavy ion irradiations.

SL-DEN-19-0066 - Experimental study and numerical validation of vortex with gas entrainment creation criteria for free surface flows.

SL-DEN-19-0074 - Numerical simulation study of mass transfer in liquid-liquid extraction processes : application to reactive transfer and real flows.

SL-DEN-19-0094 - Staggered scheme for the Navier-Stokes equations with general meshes.

SL-DEN-19-0095 - Numerical simulation of turbulence models on distorted meshes.

SL-DEN-19-0116 - Consideration of intra-granular localized slip bands in the numerical simulation of polycrystalline aggregates.

SL-DEN-19-0118 - AMR/phase field approach for modelling of cracks propagation.

SL-DEN-19-0124 - Improvement of the fission observables calculations from dedicated experiments.

SL-DEN-19-0127 - Atomistic modeling of dislocations in chromium.

SL-DEN-19-0131 - Local Approach of the Fracture applied to the relation between microstructure and fracture toughness of 18-20MND5 type steels.

SL-DEN-19-0134 - Numerical study of segregation in granular media.

SL-DEN-19-0139 - Atomic-scale modeling of diffusion in concentrated alloys.

SL-DEN-19-0144 - Behavior of industrial glasses during aqueous alteration.

SL-DEN-19-0147 - multiscale modelling of geopolymers: from liquid to solid state.

SL-DEN-19-0170 – Simulation of a pulsed column for liquid-liquid extraction purposes.

SL-DEN-19-0171 - Influence de la géométrie sur l'écoulement et la formation de l'émulsion dans un système d'agitation miniaturisé : simulations CFD et études expérimentales.

SL-DEN-19-0175 - Development of an advanced Monte Carlo method to simulate glass alteration.

SL-DEN-19-0176 - Propagation of epistemic uncertainties of a mechanical structure submitted to seismic excitation on its estimated fragility curve via machine learning.

SL-DEN-19-0201 - Study of the mechanical behavior of steel/concrete intefaces: contribution of the analysis at the mesoscopic scale.

SL-DEN-19-0204 - First-principles electronic structure calculations applied to CALPHAD modelling of metastable or unstable phases.

SL-DEN-19-0215 - Multi-scale simulation of flow with high transverse velocity developing in fuel assembly.

SL-DEN-19-0226 - Thick Level Set method for the anisotropic damage to cohesive crack transition in quasi-brittle materials.

SL-DEN-19-0642 - Vers une approche Big Data orientée processus pour la détection, la prévention et la gestion des cyberattaques.

SL-DAM-19-0310 : Expériences laser-plasma magnétisées sur les instabilités cinétiques, les chocs non-collisionnels et l’accélération de particules

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