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high temperature PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 146 high temperature PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Inspection of nuclear fusion components in high temperature using laser induced ultrasound phase arrays

This PhD project will face the challenges of ultrasonic imaging of nuclear fusion components using lasers to generate and detect ultrasound, remotely and in a series of environmental conditions with respect to temperature for the first time. Read more

Demonstration of novel high temperature zirconium alloys under irradiation for generation-IV fission

A 3.5-year UK/EU PhD studentship is available in the group of Dr Sandy Knowles within the School of Metallurgy and Materials at the University of Birmingham, with a stipend of at least £18,622 per year (industrial top up of ~£2000 expected). Read more
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Oxide-dispersion-strengthened Steels for High Temperature Fusion

Project Description. The landscaping report of the UK Fusion Materials Roadmap 2021-2040, has identified a major R&D area, that is to develop the next-generation high-temperature steels with engineering assurance for enabling a fusion power plant. Read more

Development of ceramic thermal and environmental barrier coatings for high temperature applications

  Research Group: Coatings and Ceramics
Ceramic coatings are vital in high-temperature applications, especially in aero-engines and the power generation industry. These coatings increase the engine’s operating temperature to improve efficiency and reduce the engine’s environmental impact. Read more
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Thermo-mechanical behaviour of TRISO coatings

Research Studentship in ‘Thermo-mechanical behaviour of TRISO coatings’. 3.5-year D.Phil. studentship. Supervisor. Prof Dong (Lilly) Liu and Prof Clive Siviour. Read more

Internal temperature sensing towards advanced thermal management for lithium-ion batteries

Introduction. Lithium-ion batteries have become predominant in e-mobility and grid-level energy storage, and their lifetime and safety is highly sensitive to their working temperatures. Read more

Heat shapes plant growth - unravelling crosstalk between temperature and hormone signalling pathways in the control of leaf development

Ambient temperature has profound effects on almost all aspects of plant development, from the onset of seed germination and seedling establishment to flower and fruit production, and thereby also impacts crop quality and yield. Read more
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EPSRC DTP - HEAT(B)COAT

The project HEAT(B)COAT focuses on the design and development of an electric heating coating made of biological charcoal or bio-carbon fillers (Biochar), optimized in order to achieve a very stable solution. Read more

Understanding performance of austenitic stainless steels impure Helium environment for High-Temperature Gas Reactors (HTGR)

This innovative PhD project, conducted in collaboration with EDF Energy, invites a passionate and dedicated researcher to join a transformative exploration at the forefront of materials science, making meaningful contributions to the future of energy technology. Read more

Advanced optical diagnostics for temperature measurement in gas turbine flames

This project aims to develop advanced optical methods for measurement within the combustion environment. The project will be conducted within the state-of-the-art NCCAT labs with a focus on delivering optical temperature measurements that are applicable to aerospace gas turbines. Read more

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