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functional materials PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 118 functional materials PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Doctoral Researcher at the HEiKA Graduate School on Functional Materials

Structured Doctoral Program of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Heidelberg University. The Cluster of Excellence 3D Matter Made to Order (3DMM2O) is a Research Cluster jointly carried by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Heidelberg University. Read more

Doctoral Researcher at the HEiKA Graduate School on Functional Materials

Structured Doctoral Program of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Heidelberg University. The Cluster of Excellence 3D Matter Made to Order (3DMM2O) is a Research Cluster jointly carried by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Heidelberg University. Read more

Automated experimental functional materials discovery for net zero technologies

The discovery of materials that will drive technologies for the net zero transition, such as batteries, solar absorbers, rare-earth-free magnets for wind power and myriad other unmet needs, is a scientific and societal grand challenge that requires experimental realisation of materials in the laboratory. Read more

Computationally driving automated functional materials discovery for net zero technologies with machine reasoning and decision-making

This project, suited to a student with a Computer Science or Mathematics background, will formally define the nature and consequences of the decisions that need to be made in the automated workflow and identify both the optimal combination of existing methods and tools to accelerate discovery and the gaps in capability that currently exist. Read more

Computation-driven Design of Functional Materials

The urgent demand for new technologies has greatly exceeded the capabilities of current materials research. In the past decades, computational modelling has been playing an increasingly important role in accelerating materials discovery and innovation. Read more

Discovery of materials for enhanced PV performance (Ref NSGPVPS2023)

An opportunity for a 3.5 year PhD position supported by NSG Group towards the computational discovery of new materials to enhance the performance of PV devices and forms part of a larger collaboration with NSG around the discovery of new materials for the glass industry. Read more

High-throughput solid state synthesis of functional inorganic materials for net zero applications

The discovery of new functional materials to drive technologies for the net zero transition, such as batteries, solar absorbers, rare-earth-free magnets for wind power and a myriad of other unmet needs, is a scientific and societal grand challenge. Read more
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Discovery of Functional Inorganic Materials for Net Zero Applications using High-Throughput Synthesis

This project will use high-throughput solid state synthesis methods developed in the group (Hampson 2023) to accelerate the discovery of new functional inorganic (oxide) materials for applications towards net zero technologies e.g. Read more
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PhD Studentship in Computational Chemistry of Graphene-Based Materials

A fully funded 3.5-year PhD position is available in the Computational Carbon Chemistry group of Prof. Ganna (Anya) Gryn’ova (School of Chemistry, University of Birmingham) to work on the computational modelling of graphene and its derivatives. Read more
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Experimental discovery of new Inorganic Materials Towards Net Zero Technologies

New inorganic materials are needed to advance technologies such as batteries for electric vehicles and grid storage, catalysts for biomass conversion or water splitting for hydrogen generation, photovoltaics for solar energy conversion, and to develop our basic scientific understanding of the connection between chemical composition, crystal structure and physical properties. Read more
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Experimental Discovery of New Ionic Conducting Materials Towards Net-Zero Technologies

The discovery of new inorganic materials is necessary to advance sustainable technologies, such as batteries and fuel cells which provide alternative routes to energy production that are critical for modern society to achieve net zero. Read more

Vapour Deposited Perovskites for High Performance Multi-Junction Photovoltaic Devices

Metal-halide perovskite based solar cells have now achieved a light to electricity conversion efficiency of 26.1%, making them the leading emerging thin-film solar cell material. Read more

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