A study of operational flexibility of nuclear power plants coupled with energy storage
Dr W Zhang, Dr L Li, Prof Y Chen
12 April 2019
The proposed research project is aiming at overview, synthesis and evaluation of various energy storage options that could be integrated with nuclear power plant systems so that they can be operated in a more flexible way to serve as a more economical and secure power generation.
Weld Repair and in Service Damage in Power Plant Steels
Dr G West, Prof B Shollock
Applications accepted all year round
An exciting opportunity to work as part of our Advanced Steel Research Centre (ASRC) at WMG, University of Warwick, an internationally leading centre for steel research.
Innovative manufacturing of refractory metals
Dr A Shokrani
1 April 2019
The global demand for electricity is increasing at 3.1% and the need for a clean and sustainable source of energy is paramount. Fusion energy research seeks to generate clean, safe, and abundant electricity and this PhD studentship is a lifetime opportunity to have an impact on realisation of fusion power plants.
Autonomous ships systems holistic design
Dr G Theotokatos, Dr E Boulougouris
31 May 2019
This project aims at developing and validating a holistic approach for designing the ship/marine systems by combining a number of modelling tools and optimisation techniques facilitating the identification of the safe, environmental friendly, reliable and cost efficient autonomous vessels power plant.
Energy storage for large biomass plant flexibility
Prof T Cockerill, Prof P Taylor
25 March 2019
While large scale biomass fired thermal plant can play an important part in future electricity production, they must be able to respond to an increasingly dynamic electricity system.
Urban Forest: testing tree performance to future hotter and drier conditions
Dr P Rymer, Prof S Power, Prof M Tjoelker
31 March 2019
The Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (HIE) is a research institute within Western Sydney University. HIE has rapidly become a research leader in environmental and ecological research, with a strong reputation for delivering research outcomes of the highest quality.