2020 PhD Call

PhD Call for proposals 2020

February 2020 : the call for proposals is now open.
24 April 2020 : pre-selected proposals.
18 June 2020 : hearing of the candidates.
19 June 2020 : Laureates.

Faculty and researchers from Alliance Sorbonne University are invited to submit their proposals (see agenda below).

Documents (Feb. 2020)

Pre-selected doctoral projects (April 24, 2020)

Subjects (click to get description)SupervisorsED Candidates
Modélisation de microcapsules en écoulement dans un réseau multi-bifurqué Anne-Virginie SALSAC (UTC, BMBI), Jose Maria FULLANA (SU, LMM) ED71
Nonlinear reduced models and machine learning in forward modeling and inverse problems Albert COHEN (SU, LJLL), Olga MULA (Dauphine, Ceremade) ED386 Agustin SOMACAL
Réseaux bayésiens, analyse de survie et prédisposition génétique au cancer bronchopulmonaire Gregory NUEL (SU, LPSM), Patrick BENUSIGLIO (SU, CRSA) ED386 Lucas DUCROT
Simplification multi-échelles de maillages 3D, applications à la visualisation en histoire de l’art et en archéologie Didier SMETS (SU, LJLL), Philippe WALTER (SU, LAMS) ED386 Rui LI
Fast multiphase flows solvers Frédéric NATAF (SU, LJLL), Taraneh SAYADI (SU, JLRA) ED386
Développement de méthodes numériques pour le calcul de l’entropie de Rényi par intégrales de chemin Rodolphe VUILLEUMIER (ENS, PASTEUR), Michele CASULA (SU, IMPMC) ED388 Miha Srdinšek
Quo vadis, hydrogenium? Fabio FINOCCHI (SU, INSP), Riccardo SPEZZIA (SU, LCT) ED397 Niccolò AVALLONE

Hearing of the candidates (18 June 2020)
  • 08:45 – 09:10 Rui LI
  • 09:15 – 09:40 Lucas DUCROT
  • 09:45 – 10:10 Agustin SOMACAL
  • 10:15 – 10:40 .
  • 10:45 – 11:10 Miha Srdinšek
  • 11:15 – 11:40 Niccolò AVALLONE
  • 11:45 – 12:10

Each candidate will present in 10 minutes maximum his/her curriculum, his/her skills and the research subject he/she chose in the form of a slideshow. This presentation will be followed by a scientific discussion of no more than 15 minutes with the members of the committee to assess the adequacy between the skills of the candidate and the chosen thesis subject.

Each candidate will prepare a maximum of 8 PDF slides, communicated to the committee no later than 2 days before the hearing. These slides will contain information relating to:

  • initial training and results obtained (1 slide),
  • presentation of the master internship (1 to 5 slides),
  • presentation of the thesis subject (1 to 2 slides)
Each candidate should be prepared to answer the following two questions:
  • motivations for doctoral research,
  • perspectives after the thesis.

Laureates (19 June 2020)

  • Niccolò AVALLONE, ED 397
  • Lucas DUCROT, ED 386
  • Rui LI, ED 386
  • Agustin SOMACAL, ED 386
  • Miha SRDINSEK, ED 388


17 April Deadline for submitting doctoral projects by faculties and researchers
5 May Publication of the list of pre-selected doctoral projects on the web site of the Doctoral College;
End May Selection of the candidates (master students) by the potential thesis supervisors;
2 June Deadline for submitting candidate files
18 June Hearing of the candidates;
Early July Announcement of the laureates of the selection phase.