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  Localised energy generation and storage for EV fleet vehicle charging
  Dr E Ballantyne, Prof D Stone
Application Deadline: 1 September 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.
  PhD in Vehicle Integrity Test and Measurement
  Mr M Samie, Prof I jennions
Application Deadline: 21 December 2019

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PhD at the Boeing founded IVHM Centre with the opportunity for a two-year sponsorship from Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A* Star).
  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.
  ISVR-SPCG-569: Development of a small -scale, low cost underwater vehicle for acoustic noise assessment
  Dr J Cheer, Prof S.R. Turnock, Prof S Daley
Application Deadline: 30 August 2019

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Increasing international trade is leading to an explosion in the amount of shipping worldwide, which in turn is increasing the levels of noise pollution in our oceans.
  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).
  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: 10 July 2019

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Applications are invited for a full PhD Scholarship starting October 2019 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.
  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 July 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.
  Explainable AI and Autonomy for the Maritime Domain
  Prof H Hastie
Application Deadline: 12 July 2019

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SeeByte is sponsoring a PhD in the area of Human-Machine Interaction for safe, innovative and dynamic use of marine autonomous systems.
  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.
  The Analysis of China’s NEV Policies and Technologies: Imitation or Innovation?
  Dr M Zhang
Applications accepted all year round

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China became the world’s largest car market in 2009, overtaking the United States. China’s vehicle stock grew from 16 million in 2000 to 154 million in 2014, registering an annual growth rate of 17.5%.
  High-performance smart ceramic coatings on light alloys
  Dr B Mingo
Applications accepted all year round

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The vision set out by the UK government is that by the year 2050 almost every car and van should be Ultra-low emission vehicle (ULEV).
  Optimal Control of Autonomous Vehicles in Highly Dynamic Environments
  Research Group: Operational Research
  Prof J Fliege, Dr T Martinez-Sykora
Application Deadline: 15 July 2019

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Swarms of autonomous flying vehicles have manifold applications, some of them only about to emerge.
  Object classification from mobile and static sensor feeds
  Research Group: Centre for Research into Ecological and Environmental Modelling
  Dr C Donovan
Applications accepted all year round

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The demand for video processing is rapidly increasing, driven by greater numbers of sensors with greater resolution, new types of sensors, new collection methods and an ever wider range of applications.
  PhD Position in Realistic Automotive Sensor Models
  Prof M Dianati
Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

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PROJECT OVERVIEW. This PhD will focus on the investigation and development of realistic automotive sensor models to support autonomous control functions/systems development, test and validation.
  Dual-Action Anti-Cancer Drug Delivery Vehicles
  Prof D K Smith
Applications accepted all year round

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Cancer is a challenging disease target, and requires wide-ranging strategies for intervention. Given the difficulties in treating recalcitrant tumours, multi-mode therapies are of significant potential value.
  Biogas upgrading by means of cyclic adsorption processes
  Dr C Fernandez-Martin, Dr D Dionisi
Applications accepted all year round

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Global warming is one of the most worldwide current challenges facing humanity, a direct consequence of the increasing CO2 emissions generated from the combustion of fossil fuels.
  Durability analysis in hydrogen fuel cell vehicles
  Dr M Aleyaasin, Dr A ALIAKBAR JAMSHIDI FAR
Applications accepted all year round

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In this project , the heavy duty hybrid electric vehicles is considered for the investigation. The propulsion in these trucks is based on parallel operation of a bank of lithium batteries and series of hydrogen fuel cells.
  Design Guidelines for Musemedia – multiple sensorial media
  Prof G Ghinea, Dr A Money
Applications accepted all year round

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Mulsemedia - multiple sensorial media - makes possible the inclusion of layered sensory stimulation and interaction through multiple sensory channels.
  BCAST PhD Studentship: Microstructural control during Melt Conditioned DC (MC-DC) casting process
  Prof I Chang
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Applications are invited for ONE full-time EPSRC Industrial CASE (iCASE) PhD studentship for the project above at Brunel Centre for Advanced Solidification Technology (BCAST), Brunel University London starting from 1st October 2019.
  BCAST PhD Studentship: Next generation of aluminium alloys for high thermal and electrical conductivity applications in electric vehicles
  Prof I Chang
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Applications are invited for ONE full-time EPSRC Industrial CASE (iCASE) PhD studentship for the project above at Brunel Centre for Advanced Solidification Technology (BCAST), Brunel University London starting from 1st October 2019.
  Generation of security requirements using systems engineering
  Dr J Bryans
Application Deadline: 25 June 2019

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Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship, in the areas generation of security requirements using systems engineering.
  Methods and Practices for Automotive Penetration Testing
  Dr J Bryans
Application Deadline: 25 June 2019

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Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship, in the areas Methods and Practices for Automotive Penetration Testing.
  Requirements analysis for safe and secure platooning protocols
  Dr J Bryans
Application Deadline: 29 July 2019

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Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentships, in the areas of Requirements analysis for safe and secure platooning protocols.
  Security Vulnerabilities Assessment Framework for Automotive OTA
  Dr H Nga Nyguen
Application Deadline: 29 July 2019

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Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship, in the areas Security Vulnerabilities Assessment Framework for Automotive OTA.
  Aircraft Auxiliary Power Unit Condition Monitoring PhD
  Prof I jennions
Application Deadline: 23 July 2019

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This PhD project offers a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-driven engineer, who wants to work on real world problems.
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