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  Planning and Operation of Smart Grid Based on Complex Network Approach
  Dr F Xue, Dr L Jiang, Dr S Lu
Applications accepted all year round

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基于复杂网络的智能电网规划与运行.
  Junior Scientist (f/m) with dissertation potential:Range-extender powertrain for future recreation vehicles: zero CO2 fuels, operation strategies, real-drive-emissions
  Research Group: RC-Lowcap
  Dr S Schmidt, Miss C. Melde
Applications accepted all year round

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Research topic. As addiction to our interdisciplinary research team we are looking for a scientist aiming to specialize in the research topic „Simulation and experimental investigations for the use of a range-extender powertrain concept in recreation vehicles“.
  A microstructure-informed model to predict the deformation and shear bands formed during a nickel superalloy machining operation
  Dr H Basoalto
Applications accepted all year round

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The School of Metallurgy and Materials is seeking a high calibre candidate for a PhD studentship in materials modelling.
  Optimal Operation of Microgrids with High Penetration of Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Storage Systems
  Research Group: Communication and Networks
  Dr G Mokryani
Applications accepted all year round

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The UK government’s commitment to cost-effective renewable energy as part of a diverse, low-carbon and secure energy mix requires consideration of gas and low-carbon transport fuels, nuclear power, carbon capture and storage, and renewable energy to provide energy security.
  Wind Turbine Operation and Maintenance in Extreme Conditions – How will Springing and Ringing Loads Have an Influence on O&M?
  Dr X Liu
Applications accepted all year round

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Overview. The mix of energy supply worldwide has changed dramatically in the last few decades. In the UK, in order to tackle climate change and increasing energy consumption, there has been a clear movement from fossil towards renewable and sustainable energy sources.
  Algebraic Methods in Musical Composition
  Dr W Turner, Dr E Henke
Applications accepted all year round

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Algebraic operations have been used as compositional tools for centuries. For example, the group theoretical operation of translation on the integers can be identified with the musical operation of transposition.
  Modelling Aircraft Fatigue Load Spectra and the Effect of Novel Aircraft Designs
  Dr A Murphy, Dr M Geron
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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This project is funded through a prestigious EPSRC iCASE award and will be carried out within a large research team (including academics, PhDs and Post-Doctoral researchers) who conduct exciting and innovative research in collaboration with Rolls-Royce.
  The development of a fuel cell stack (power generator) for APU applications
  Dr A El-Kharouf
Application Deadline: 3 June 2019

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This project focuses on the development of a low weight, low volume portable fuel cell device that can be used either as an APU system for small military vehicles or as a power supply for soldiers’ operation.
  Development of a Model Based Systems Engineering Framework / Ecosystem to Support “Resilience Engineering” for Complex Automotive Systems
  Research Group: Automotive Research Centre‌
  Prof F Campean
Applications accepted all year round

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The design paradigm for automotive systems faces significant challenges from the evolution towards the vision of the future car as a mobile smart device that is substantively defined by its symbiotic interaction and integration with its environment, supporting increased levels of autonomy as well as user-centric service innovation.
  Development of a regime map for the process of seeded granulation
  Research Group: Mechanical and Process Engineering
  Dr N Rahmanian
Applications accepted all year round

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Granulation of powders is a key unit operation in many chemical industries. In particular, the detergent and pharmaceutical processing industries, where uniform granular products are essential for optimum operation of the active ingredients contained within the particles.
  Future Aircraft Electric Generators Technologies
  Dr D Drury
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD will develop new modelling / predictive algorithms to quantify the life expectancy of high speed rotating machines operating in a harsh environment.
  Wearable Robotics for Healthcare
  Dr A Tzemanaki
Applications accepted all year round

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Type of award. PhD Research Studentship. Department. Mechanical Engineering. Scholarship. Minimum £14,777 - £15,009 p.a. Duration.
  SBND – Sterile Neutrino Search with the Short Baseline Neutrino Detector Experiment at Fermilab
  Research Group: Particle Physics and Particle Astrophysics
  Prof N Spooner
Applications accepted all year round

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The Short Baseline Neutrino Detector (SBND) at Fermilab is a 100 ton liquid argon detector that is part of a suite of three new detectors based on new technology using liquid argon, sited in a neutrino beam at Fermilab.
  An Intrinsic, Nano-scale Immune System for Electronic Systems
  Research Group: Intelligent Systems and Nanoscience
  Dr M Trefzer
Applications accepted all year round

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Imagine there would be small circuits (assistants), comprising of only a few devices and/or gates, that could be embedded in any electronic design and automatically maintain its correct operation.
  Highly Efficient Integration of Lithium Batteries to Improve Reliability and Power Density of WBG-based Medium Voltage Direct Current Converters
  Prof N Jenkins, Dr W Ming
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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Emerging wide bandgap semiconductors (WBG) offer an opportunity to significantly improve the performance of power electronics converters by increasing switching frequency and reducing losses.
  Development of a Security-Constrained Transactive Energy Trading Mechanism for Residential Microgrids
  Prof A Oo, Prof J Brusey
Application Deadline: 10 June 2019

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This scholarship is offered as part of the Deakin-Coventry cotutelle program and is based at Deakin University. This rewarding program offers international research experience undertaken at both institutions with a tailored program.
  Development of a Security-Constrained Transactive Energy Trading Mechanism for Residential Microgrids
  Prof A Oo, Prof J Brusey
Application Deadline: 10 June 2019

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This scholarship is offered as part of the Deakin-Coventry cotutelle program and is based at Deakin University. This rewarding program offers international research experience undertaken at both institutions with a tailored program.
  Roots, Revivals, and Reinventions: Community Business in Regional Perspective since the 1970s
  Dr J Greenlees, Dr G Murray
Application Deadline: 1 June 2019

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During the 1970s Britain’s long-standing traditions of co-operation and voluntarism experienced a period of innovation and evolution.
  Doctor of Engineering (EngD): Electro-Optic Control of Ultra-Stable Single-Frequency Lasers for Quantum Technologies (UnikLasers Ltd)
  Prof D Reid
Application Deadline: 30 May 2019

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Selection and recruitment to this project will be conducted in parallel with our other projects being advertised with UnikLasers.
  Performance Evaluation and Failure Analysis of Preventive Corrosion/Erosion Coatings Used in Power Plant and Refinery
  Dr D Daniel
Applications accepted all year round

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Fossil fuels are currently the major energy source with approximately 80% of total energy consumption of the world. Renewable energy including traditional biomass contributes to about 14%.
  Developing AI approach to autonomous dismantling/packaging of nuclear installations
  Dr X Jia, Prof Shane Xie
Applications accepted all year round

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At some stage in the decommissioning of nuclear installations (e.g., reactors and gloveboxes), it is inevitable that large metal structures (e.g., reactor vessels, gloveboxes, structural components) need to be cut into smaller pieces to be packed in containers, for temporary storage or permanent disposal or simply for transportation.
  Developing NMR methods to characterise water transport through graphene-based membranes
  Dr C D'Agostino
Applications accepted all year round

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Graphene oxide membranes (GOMs) have shown significant promise as filtration devices since they are impermeable to many substances but not to water.
  Understanding Catalyst Evolution through In Situ XPS
  Dr Alex Walton, Prof C Hardacre
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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The Fischer-Tropsch (FT) process is a catalytic reaction which takes syngas (a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen) and converts it into long-chain hydrocarbons which can be used as fuel or precursors for the chemical industry.
  Neutrino Oscillation Study and Proton Decay Search with DUNE
  Research Group: Particle Physics and Particle Astrophysics
  Dr V Kudryavtsev
Applications accepted all year round

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DUNE is a large international project to design, construct and operate a multi-kiloton scale liquid argon detector for neutrino physics, neutrino astrophysics and proton decay search.
  PhD Studentship in Co-Design Mapping for Social Innovation Project
  Dr S De Paoli, Dr I Donald
Application Deadline: 30 May 2019

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Background.
  Smart Grid meets the Internet of Things
  Dr J Brusey
Application Deadline: 10 June 2019

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The recent developments and low-cost nature of wireless sensor networks (WSNs) and the Internet of Things can bring significant advantages over traditional communication technologies used in today’s electric power systems.
  EngD in Multi-layer Thermal Barrier Coating Systems Optimised for Manufacturability and Performance in Demanding Gas Turbine Environments
  Dr C Chalk, Prof J Nicholls
Applications accepted all year round

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As a research engineer on our International Doctorate programme, you will have unrivalled access to some of the best teaching and industrial expertise in the world, across three universities.
  PhD in Direct Fibre Optic Shape Sensing for Robotics
  Dr Tom Charrett, Prof R P Tatam
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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Outline of area the project relates to. As part of a wider program of ongoing research at Cranfield into the development of novel instrumentation for manufacturing robotics, this studentship will investigate the application of Direct Fibre Optic Shape Sensing (DFOSS) in robotics.
  Applying Artificial Intelligence in chemical engineering
  Dr P Clough, Prof V Manovic
Applications accepted all year round

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This is a self funded PhD studentship opportunity which combines the fields of chemical engineering and artificial intelligence. This research project will investigate cutting-edge machine learning and develop Artificial Intelligence for application in chemical process prediction and reactor control automation.
  Contributing to the circular economy: biological coagulant recovery in water and wastewater treatment PhD
  Dr G Dotro, Prof B Jefferson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Sponsored by EPSRC, Cranfield University, Severn Trent Water, Thames Water, United Utilities and Scottish Water, this studentship will provide a bursary of up to £18,500 (tax free) plus fees* for three years.
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