Quantum-Enhanced Imaging in Extreme Environments
Prof G Buller
8 February 2019
Single-Photon and photon-pair correlated imaging has opened up a number of exciting possibilities for three-dimensional imaging in extreme environments such as imaging through obscurants (eg fog, smoke), and underwater.
Optimisation of Essential Habitat in Sustainable Fishery Management
Institute of Life and Earth Sciences
Dr M Bell
1 February 2019
This PhD project focuses on the three-way relationship between inshore fishing activities, essential seabed habitat and inshore fishery management, aiming to provide understanding and tools to allow managers to optimise the value and sustainability of ecosystem services provided through fishery productivity.
Decision Automation for Orchards and Vineyards
Prof A Werner
Applications accepted all year round
Decision Automation for Orchards and Vineyards is an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary project on sensing and understanding of high-value fruit canopies in commercial orchards or vineyards to learn and train AI-tools of manual activities from experienced staff with the intention to support decision making of staff and later robots.
The Design and Fabrication of Biocide-free Antifouling Materials
Dr C Crick, Dr E García-Tuñón
31 March 2019
Materials that are continually submerged in water/marine environments (e.g. vessel hulls, underwater platforms, and fluid transport networks) form an essential part of highly valued technical systems, as well as local and national infrastructure.