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  Gas path diagnostics for Combined Cycle Power Plant PhD
  Dr Y Li
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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PhD Type

For overseas candidates, the funding will cover 100% of the tuition fees while the student is expected to pay his or her living expenses.
  Non-isolated DC/DC converters based on Modular Multilevel Converters for application in high power DC transmission grids
  Prof D Jovcic
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Aberdeen HVDC research centre is offering a PhD research project on the topic of high-power DC/DC converters using MMC technology.
  Power balance electromagnetic propagation models
  Research Group: Communication Technologies
  Dr J Dawson
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

In order to efficiently model electromagnetic propagation in large complex environments, power balance methods can be used. The objective of this project is to develop new aspects of the power balance model to allow it to give improved results in a number of scenarios such as.
  Power Transfer Methods for Inductively Coupled 3-D ICs
  Dr V Pavlidis
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

The advent of Internet of Things (IoT) has created novel opportunities for integrated systems.
  Investigation of techniques for nonlinear frequency conversion of high power fibre lasers to the visible wavelength band
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Prof A Clarkson
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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PhD Type

Optoelectronics Research Centre. Supervisor. Prof. Andy Clarkson. Co-supervisor. Dr Peter Shardlow.
  Virtual reality energy system simulation for future zero mission power generation
  Prof M Pourkashanian
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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PhD Type

With the steady increase in the penetrations of wind and other renewable energy to the power generation mix, conventional power generations are required to operate with more flexibility, wider fuel date and substantially lower emission.
  Combined effects of electromechanical and thermal stresses on power cables for offshore renewable energy
  Dr T Andritsch
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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PhD Type

Supervisor. Thomas Andritsch. Co-supervisor. James Pilgrim. Project description. In 2018 the UK power industry has managed to generate more than 30% of electrical power from renewables, the majority of this coming from wind turbines.
  Modula Multilevel Converter design for application in high power DC/DC converters
  Prof D Jovcic
Applications accepted all year round

Funding Type

PhD Type

Aberdeen HVDC research centre is offering a PhD research project on the topic of high-power DC/DC converters using MMC technology.
  Renewable Integration in Power Systems: Challenges in Estimation and Control
  Research Group: Electrical Power Engineering
  Dr AK Singh
Application Deadline: 23 August 2019

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PhD Type

A fully-funded 3-year PhD studentship on Renewable Integration in Power Systems at the University of Southampton, a top university for Electrical Power Engineering in the UK and worldwide.
  A comparative assessment of GGR technologies
  Dr N Mac Dowell
Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

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PhD Type

Following the 2015 Paris Climate Commitment[1] and more recent developments in 2018[2], the world is comprehensively on a path to limiting climate change to “well-below 2C”.
  Robust power converter design and analysis
  Dr C Crabtree, Dr P Matthews
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Fully-Funded Doctoral Studentship in Offshore Wind Energy Power Converters and Reliability. Department of Engineering, Durham University.
  Smart bidirectional wireless power transfer for EV applications (WS20)
  Dr Z Lin, Dr A Cross
Application Deadline: 16 August 2019

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PhD Type

Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity (REF2014). In choosing Loughborough for your research, you’ll work alongside academics who are leaders in their field.
  Power Management Methodologies for IoT Edge Devices
  Dr V Pavlidis
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Internet of Things (IoT) applications interact with the physical world through a multitude of sensors and actuators. These sensors and actuators require appropriate power supply which is different from the power supply used in microcontrollers (MCU) and processor architectures.
  Modelling and Simulation of Closed Cycle Gas Turbine for Power Generation using Solar and/or Nuclear Heat Sources
  Prof M Wang
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

To meet the ever increasing energy demand worldwide, closed cycle gas turbine power plants have the potential to complement the conventional coal-fired power plants and the open cycle gas turbine power plants.
  Zero emissions power plants through combustion optimisation
  Prof M Pourkashanian
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

Funding Type

PhD Type

The combustion of fossil fuels for power generation will remain to play a significant role to meet the increasing energy demand in the foreseeable future.
  High-Power Laser Delivery in Hollow Core Fibres
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Prof D Richardson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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PhD Type

Supervisor. Professor David Richardson FRS, FREng. Co-supervisors. Dr Hans Christian Mulvad and Dr Lin Xu. Project Description. This project will seek to demonstrate new record power levels for laser power delivery using hollow core fibres (HCFs).
  Modelling and Failure Mode Analysis of Power Electronics Devices
  Dr H Wen, Dr L Jiang, Prof C Zhao, Dr Y Hu
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Power electronics devices such as IGBTs and Power MOSFETs are playing the essential role in the electrical power system with the fast development of renewable energy.
  Power system optimisation under intermittent energy sources
  Dr P Date
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

The project will address optimisation of power distribution under intermittent energy sources (such as wind power) with unpredictable output.
  Deposition prevention for future power stations – an international collaboration with USA
  Prof M Pourkashanian
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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PhD Type

The concern over the environment impact of burning fossil fuels for power generation and fluctuations in the fuel price have led to the power plants increasingly using variable fuels and biomass.
  Development of power-scalable and wavelength-flexible fibre lasers in the two-micron wavelength band to serve the needs of emerging applications in medicine and materials processing
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Prof A Clarkson
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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PhD Type

Supervisor. Prof. Andy Clarkson. Co-supervisor. Dr Peter Shardlow. Optoelectronics Research Centre. Two-micron fibre laser technology has the potential to yield a wealth of new applications in areas such as industrial laser processing, medicine, defence and optical communications.
  Delivering Sustainable Energy Solutions to Ports
  Prof W Holderbaum
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

"Ports are major sources of greenhouse gas emissions as they have to move up to 10,000 containers a day from ship to road or rail transport and correspondingly in the reverse direction from land transport onto ships.
  Improving the safety of nuclear power plants by designing control systems which are capable of tolerating potential faults
  Prof J Deng
Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

Funding Type

PhD Type

Start Date. 1st October 2019. The PhD studentship will have a 14,773 per annum (pro-rata into 12 monthly payments) plus EU/UK fees paid for a period of three years.
  Advanced power supplies for novel plasma applications
  Dr F Iza
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Gas plasmas generate reactive environments at low temperature that can trigger chemical and bio-chemical processes that are hard to initiate by other means.
  Development of Novel Functional Intermediate Layers for Power Electronics Integration - Ref: CL2UF2018
  Prof C Liu
Application Deadline: 3 May 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

Power electronics are widely used in electric and hybrid vehicles (EHV), aerospace crafts, renewable power components and traction control systems.
  Advanced Development of Highly Efficient Reconfigurable Automotive Power Converter
  Dr M Baghdadi
Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

Funding Type

PhD Type

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.
  Granular Computing for Power Electronics Circuits Optimisation
  Dr M Abbod
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Granular computing is an emerging computing paradigm of information processing. It concerns the processing of complex information entities called information granules, which arise in the process of data abstraction and derivation of knowledge from information.
  Advanced manufacturing processes to enable the heterogeneous integration of power electronics - Ref: CL1UF2018
  Prof C Liu
Application Deadline: 3 May 2020

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PhD Type

Heterogeneous integration of power devices refers to the assembly of separately manufactured power semiconductors, passive components and control elements into a single package, i.e.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Propulsion and Power (MRes & PhD)

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PhD Type

Location. MRes year 1, University of Cambridge-Department of Engineering; PhD years 2-4, Universities of Cambridge, Oxford or Loughborough.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Power Electronics for Sustainable Electric Propulsion-4 year PhD Studentship

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PhD Type

The CDT in Power Electronics for Sustainable Electric Propulsion (PESEP) is a joint venture between Newcastle and Nottingham Universities.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Propulsion and Power (MRes & PhD)

Funding Type

PhD Type

Location. MRes year 1, University of Cambridge-Department of Engineering; PhD years 2-4, Universities of Cambridge, Oxford or Loughborough.
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