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  Numerical Modelling of Flutter for Aerospace Structures
  Dr R Cardoso, Dr M Adetoro
Applications accepted all year round

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The flutter of aircraft’s wings is similar with the resonance for the vibration of structures and it is a phenomena the aircraft designer needs to avoid.
  Optimisation trade-off between wing scale stiffness tailoring for improved aeroelastic load reduction and panel scale fibre steering for buckling
  Dr A Rhead, Dr D Cleaver, Prof R Butler
Application Deadline: 11 June 2020

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Supervisory team. Dr Andrew Rhead, Dr David Cleaver, Prof Richard Butler. Project enquiries. Dr Andrew Rhead [email protected] PROJECT.
  Computer vision and robot control for performing on-wing repair of aero-engines - ENG 1236
  Prof D Axinte
Applications accepted all year round

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Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre (UTC) in manufacturing and On-Wing Technology, The University of Nottingham. Applicants are invited to undertake a 3 year PhD programme in partnership with industry to address key challenges in on-platform manufacturing engineering.
  Using machine learning for early-stage aircraft wing design under uncertainty
  Dr A Kundu, Prof D Kennedy
Application Deadline: 24 July 2020

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Description of Project. Early-stage aircraft structural design must explore a large design space to ensure optimal aerodynamic and load bearing performance.
  Rolls-Royce sponsored PhD Scholarship – Design and Simulation of Stiffness-Adjustable Robotic Systems for Performing on-Wing Repair of Aero-Engines - ENG 1088
  Prof D Axinte
Applications accepted all year round

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Applicants are invited to undertake a 3 year PhD programme in partnership with industry to address key challenges in on-platform manufacturing engineering.
  Structural optimisation of highly flexible wings
  Dr P Dunning, Dr A Maheri
Applications accepted all year round

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The aim of this project is to create an optimisation method that can improve the structural design and performance of aircraft with highly flexible wings.
  Mechatronics system for hybrid manufacturing processing - ENG 1235
  Prof D Axinte
Applications accepted all year round

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Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre (UTC) in Manufacturing and On-Wing Technology, The University of Nottingham. Applicants are invited to undertake a 3 year PhD program in partnership with industry to address key challenges in on-platform manufacturing engineering.
  Microstructural and surface integrity in machining of specialist composite materials for next generation aero-engine applications - ENG 1089
  Prof D Axinte
Applications accepted all year round

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Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre (UTC) in manufacturing and On-Wing Technology, The University of Nottingham. Applicants are invited to undertake a 3-year PhD programme in partnership with industry to address key challenges in manufacturing engineering.
  Rolls-Royce sponsored PhD scholarship – Mechatronics system for intelligent fixture systems for aeroengine related manufacturing processes - ENG 1338
  Prof D Axinte
Applications accepted all year round

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Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre (UTC) in Manufacturing and On-Wing Technology, The University of Nottingham. Applicants are invited to undertake a 3 year PhD program in partnership with industry to address key challenges in on-platform manufacturing engineering.
  Rolls-Royce sponsored PhD scholarship – Mechatronics system for smart supervision and control for aeroengine related manufacturing processes - ENG 1339
  Prof D Axinte
Applications accepted all year round

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Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre (UTC) in Manufacturing and On-Wing Technology, The University of Nottingham. Applicants are invited to undertake a 3 year PhD program in partnership with industry to address key challenges in on-platform manufacturing engineering.
  Flocking dynamics in birds : the role of personality and experience
  Dr S Portugal
Applications accepted all year round

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Many birds travel in flocks comprising many individuals. During flights, decisions have to be made about who leads and follows, and who is positioned where in the flock.
  Boundary Layer Drag Reduction via Periodic Control of Chaotic Systems
  Dr T Eaves, Dr A Cuthbertson
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Turbulent fluid flows are ubiquitous in the engineering sciences. Particularly prominent examples include pipeline transport of liquids, air flow over aircraft wings and around land vehicles, and water flow around ship hulls.
  Unsteady aerodynamics of micro drones for Offshore Wind Farm Monitoring
  Dr IM Viola, Dr F Giorgio-Serchi
Application Deadline: 10 June 2020

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4-year PhD with Integrated Studies. Aim of the project. The aim of the project is to investigate, through bio-inspired fundamental research, a mechanism to exploit wind gusts to keep small flyers afloat.
  Robot design and construction of jumping-take off unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones) for use in precision agriculture
  Dr E Frasnelli
Application Deadline: 14 June 2020

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This project aims to address two research challenges. (1) an engineering challenge, with respect to design of energy-efficient biologically-inspired flying robots; and (2) an application challenge, with respect to high-precision sensing for agricultural settings.
  Bio-inspired morphing solutions for aeroelastic problems
  Dr S Fichera, Prof J-Y Chang
Applications accepted all year round

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This project is part of a 4-year Dual PhD degree programme between the National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan) and the University of Liverpool (England).
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