Scholarship for a PhD Student (Massey University, Auckland)
A PhD student is sought for a research project that aims at understanding the complex behaviour of the respiratory neural network by using recently developed numerical methods, called “equation free” (EF) techniques.

The student will work with Drs Alona Ben-Tal and Carlo Laing at the Institute of Information and Mathematical Sciences at Massey University, Albany campus, Auckland. The work is in collaboration with Prof Yannis Kevrekidis (Princeton University, USA) and Dr Jeffrey Smith (National Institutes of Health, USA), and the student will have the opportunity to visit the USA.
Salary (funded by the Marsden Fund): $25,000 pa scholarship (tax free) for three years + tuition fees.
A good knowledge of nonlinear dynamics, scientific programming, and physiology will be an advantage but is not necessary. To apply, please send a CV, academic record and names of two referees to
Dr Alona Ben-Tal (E-mail: a.ben-tal _at_ massey_dot_ac_dot_nz) or
Dr Carlo Laing (E-mail: c.r.laing_at_massey_dot_ac_dot_nz) .
Postal address:
Institute of Information and Mathematical Sciences
Massey University
Private Bag 102-904 North Shore Mail Centre
Auckland, New Zealand
The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

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