Research Studentship Opportunities

The School of Engineering works closely with industry and other funders and is often able to offer one-off PhD studentships sponsored by our industrial partners, or as part of research projects.

Current opportunities are listed below (full details of each studentship can be downloaded by clicking on the project title).

Modelling Studies Relating to: Marine Renewable Energy, Coastal Energy, Flood Risk Management

Supervisors: Professor Roger Falconer, Professor Thorsten Stoesser

Eligibility: UK, EU students who have been resident in the UK for three years at the course start date

Reference: WISE CDT-2014, Deadline for applications: 15th August 2014

Microwave Dielectric Characterisation of Ammines

Supervisors: Prof. A Porch, Dr J Lees, Dr M Jones (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)

Eligibility: Home / or EU candidates who have been resident in the UK for three years at the course start date.  Other EU applicants may be eligible for a fees-only award.

Reference: DTG-AP-2014, Deadline for applications: 15th August 2014

Frequency Support from Offshore Wind Farms

Supervisors: Dr C Ugalde-Loo, Prof. N Jenkins

Eligibility:  The full award is open to Home students, or EU candidates who have been resident in the UK for three years at the course start date. Other EU applicants may be eligible for a fees-only award.

Reference: CUL-HUBNET-2014, Deadline for applications: Extended to 1st September 2014

Damping of Sub-synchronous Resonance

Supervisors: Dr CE Ugalde-Loo, Prof. N Jenkins

Eligibility: UK, EU students who have been resident in the UK for three years at the course start date; other candidates who can demonstrate a connection to the UK, usually through residency.  Other EU applications may be eligible for a fees-only award

Reference: CUL-iCASE-2013, Deadline for applications: Extended to 1st September 2014

Developing a BIM Based Real Time Decision Making System for Highways Asset Management

Supervisor: Dr Haijiang Li

Eligibility: UK/EU students who have been resident in the UK for three years at the course start date. Other EU applicants may be eligible for a fees-only award.

Reference: DTGI-HL-2014, Deadline for applications: 1st September 2014.

Tribology and Condition Monitoring of Composite Bearing Liners for Intelligent Aerospace Bearings

Supervisor: Dr Alistair Clarke, Dr R Pullin, Dr R Grosvenor

Eligibility: UK/EU and Overseas candidates. Overseas candidates wouldbe required to pay the difference between the home and overseas fees.

Reference: AC-ENSCL-14, Deadline for applications: 12th September 2014

 

 

 

 

 

Biological Enhancement of Estuarine and River beds through Microbial Activity

Supervisors: Dr M Harbottle, Dr C Wilson, Dr R Perkins (EARTH)

Eligibility:  The award is open to Home students, or EU candidates only.

Reference: MH-ENG-EARTH-15, Deadline for applications: 14th September 2014

 

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Full Life Cycle Assessment of Weholite Pipe for Various Utility

Supervisors: Dr B Bockelmann-Evans, Dr A Babatunde, Prof. D Kennedy

Eligibility: UK, EU students who have been resident in the UK for three years at the course start date.  Other EU applications may be eligible for a fees-only award

Reference: EPSRC-BBE-12

Analysis and Design of Integrated Multi-Vector Energy Networks

Supervisors: Prof. N Jenkins, Dr J Wu

Eligibility: UK, EU students who have been resident in the UK for three years at the course start date.  Other EU applications may be eligible for a fees-only award.

Reference:  DTG4-JW-2013

EPSRC Case PhD Studentship in Energy Management

Supervisor: Prof. Y Rezgui

Eligibility:  The award is open to Home students, or EU candidates only.

Reference:  YR-iCase-2014