The Centre for Computational Science



Research Fellow

We are currently recruiting for a Research Fellow in Virtual Human Cardiovascular Modelling & Simulation at the Emerging Exascale.

PhD Projects

We currently have three PhD projects started in 2024 fall. 

The first project is a collaborative programme between UCL and BII (Bioinformatics Institute, Singapore). The deadline of application is 19/02/2024. For more details, please click the link below: 

The other two projects are from Advanced Research Computing (ARC) Centre of UCL. The deadline of application is 31/03/2024, applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. The PhD position is fully funded, including tuition fees and stipend for UK home students with some overseas studentships also available. More details can be found in the following links:

The applicants should have, or be expecting to achieve, a first or upper second-class integrated masters degree (MSci, MChem, etc.) or 2:1 minimum BSc plus stand-alone Masters degree with at least a Merit in Physics / Chemistry / Materials science (for the first project), Computer Science / Mathematics / Physics / Chemistry / Engineering (for the two ARC projects) with proven expertise in programming in at least one high level language (e.g. C/C++, Fortran, Python, etc., for all projects). They should also meet the entry requirements of UCL (find them here).


  • Interdisciplinary Nature: Distinguished by highly interdisciplinary work at CCS, "advancing science through computers," bridging theory, algorithms, implementations on ultra-high-end supercomputers, and end-user applications.
  • International Collaborations: Benefit from extensive global collaborations, opening doors to diverse research opportunities.
  • HPC Resources: Access cutting-edge and powerful High-Performance Computing (HPC, such as Frontier, Polaris, Archer2, etc.) resources for advanced research.
  • UCL Support: Enjoy abundant resources offered by UCL, named as the University of the Year 2024 (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024) .
  • Excellent working environment: Enjoy the best office environment in our department, featuring spacious, bright windows, large office desks as well as friendly colleagues waiting for the successful applicants!

Note: If you are interested in any of these projects, please contact Professor Peter Coveney (p.v.coveney@ucl.ac.uk) with your CV, a degree transcript and a motivation letter expressing interest in the project. Informal inquiries are encouraged.