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  Localised energy generation and storage for EV fleet vehicle charging
  Research Group: Logistics and Supply Chain Management Centre (LSCM)
  Dr E Ballantyne, Prof D Stone
Application Deadline: 17 June 2019

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Continued population growth has lead to increased transport demands, to, from, and within urban areas. This has significantly impacted upon urban air quality, resulting in increased pressure to improve air quality and address sources of pollution from transport.
  Artificial Intelligence Solutions for Green Freight Transportation and Vehicle Routing (SF19/MOS/QU1)
  Dr Y Qu
Applications accepted all year round

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Artificial intelligence and optimisation are integral tools for the successful planning of vehicle fleet routing and road freight transportation.
  Variable Stiffness Actuation for Bioinspired Underwater Vehicle Design
  Dr F Giorgio-Serchi, Dr A Stokes
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Background of the Project. Fish and other aquatic organisms propel themselves by performing various types of flapping foil routines.
  Motion Control for Future Trucks
  Prof T Gordon
Application Deadline: 9 June 2019

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An exciting PhD vacancy is now open at the University of Lincoln School of Engineering (UK) in collaboration with Volvo Trucks (Sweden) to conduct research in new control methods for motion planning and motion control for the next generation of heavy trucks.
  How can an autonomous vehicle decide safely if a pedestrian will cross the road?
  Prof P Thomas
Application Deadline: 24 May 2019

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Pedestrians and cyclists often use gaze behaviour and body language to indicate their movements to vehicles with human drivers but how will autonomous vehicles…
  Optimization of hybrid heavy-duty diesel vehicle running on biofuels from waste resources.
  Dr O Kuti
Applications accepted all year round

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Reference Number. OA-2018-1-PhD. Project Summary. In achieving an ultra-low carbon environment, the UK and other countries have proposed a future ban on vehicles operating solely on internal combustion engines (ICE).
  High Efficiency Fast Charging Electric Vehicle Station
  Dr X Pei
Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

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Massive rollout of full battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) will pose great challenges to the charging infrastructure.
  The production of alcohols as commodity chemicals/ biofuels using yeast as a vehicle
  Prof M Ashe, Prof C M Grant, Dr J-M Schwartz, Dr J Winterburn
Applications accepted all year round

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Crude oil represents probably the most important natural resource to industrial nations. As well as fuel, crude oil is used to produce a host of chemicals that govern modern day life.
  On-board Integrated Chargers and Battery Management Systems for Electrical Vehicles (EVs)
  Dr A ALIAKBAR JAMSHIDI FAR, Dr S S Aphale
Applications accepted all year round

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With the increasing population and environmental constraints on the conventional transportation system, alternative cleaner and sustainable transportation systems are becoming very demanding.
  PhD Studentship in Ultra-reliable Low-latency Communications
  Dr C Pan
Application Deadline: 13 October 2019

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Applications are invited for a full PhD Scholarship starting January 2020 to undertake research on Ultra-reliable Low-latency Communications (URLLC).
  Advanced Development of Highly Efficient Reconfigurable Automotive Power Converter
  Dr M Baghdadi
Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

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The increasing use of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) has a very important role to play in supporting mobility while reducing the carbon and air quality impact of road transport.
  Investigating Transport System Risks due to Cyber-Physical Security Threats
  Prof S Shaikh
Application Deadline: 16 June 2019

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Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship. The successful candidate will be joining the project ‘Investigating Transport System Risks due to Cyber-Physical Security Threats’ in the Systems Security Group at Coventry.
  Doctor of Engineering (EngD) Development of a novel single photon quantum key detection (QKD) optical ground station for secure satellite based communications (Wideblue)
  Prof D Reid, Dr R Donaldson
Application Deadline: 30 May 2019

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Project not available to non UK/EU applicants. The EngD is an alternative to a traditional PhD aimed at students wanting a career in industry.
  Vision based maneuvering for autonomous aircraft
  Prof W Holderbaum
Applications accepted all year round

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Reference Number. PI-WH-2017-1018-1-PhD. Project Summary. This project investigates the application of computer vision and computational neuroscience in motion control and planning for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
  New generation of brake pads – design and tribological testing (Advert Reference: SF18/MCE/ZABIEGAJ)
  Dr D Zabiegaj
Applications accepted all year round

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Road traffics and industrial processes that are well-known as exhaust emissions producers; however, released Particulate Matter (PM) originates also from a number of non-exhaust processes, brake and tyres, involving corrosion and mechanical abrasion.
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