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  Macroscopic capillary pressure in multi-phase porous media flows - (studied by distance learning)
  Prof D Pokrajac, Dr Y Tanino
Applications accepted all year round

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Although multi-phase flow in porous media is an established research field for decades, its theoretical background is still being developed.
  DC power flow controller for meshed DC power system
  Dr L Li, Prof D Jovcic
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD research project is on the topic of a DC power flow controller for a meshed DC power system. The future European Super Grid will evolve towards a multi-terminal DC system.
  Towards interoperability of offshore DC transmission grids
  Prof D Jovcic, Dr L Li
Applications accepted all year round

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Aberdeen HVDC research centre is offering a PhD research project on the topic of interoperability of offshore DC transmission grids.
  Integration of large offshore wind farms using direct DC/DC conversion and HVDC transmission
  Prof D Jovcic, Dr L Li
Applications accepted all year round

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Aberdeen HVDC research centre is offering a PhD research project on the topic of high-power DC/DC converters for integrating offshore wind generators.
  On-board Integrated Chargers and Battery Management Systems for Electrical Vehicles (EVs) - (studied by Distance Learning)
  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.
  Design and Modelling of DC/DC Converters for HVDC Interconnections - (studied by Distance Learning)
  Dr A ALIAKBAR JAMSHIDI FAR, Prof D Jovcic
Applications accepted all year round

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High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) technology has been recognized as a solution for long-distance bulk-power transmission, asynchronous AC systems interconnections, interconnection of different regions requiring submarine and underground cables, and transmission of offshore wind power to shore.
  Application of non-thermal plasma-assisted heterogeneous catalysis for the upgrading of methane
  Dr P Kechagiopoulos, Dr M N Campbell-Bannerman
Applications accepted all year round

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In recent years, plasma-catalysis has emerged as a promising technology to improve the performance of existing catalytic processes.
  Low temperature steam reforming of methane for hydrogen production
  Dr P Kechagiopoulos, Dr A McCue
Applications accepted all year round

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Hydrogen, a primary raw material of the chemical industry, presents significant potential as an energy carrier that can drive the implementation of highly efficient energy systems at a reduced environmental impact.
  Thermally superconducting and superinsulating nanofluids and their use in nanodevices - (studied by Distance Learning)
  Dr M N Campbell-Bannerman, Dr J Derksen
Applications accepted all year round

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Nanotechnology is the forefront of a new industrial revolution. As the scale of new devices shrink, the design bottle-neck becomes getting rid of waste heat.
  Process models for Portland cement manufacturing - (studied by Distance Learning)
  Dr M N Campbell-Bannerman, Dr P Kechagiopoulos
Applications accepted all year round

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Cement is the most ubiquitous product after drinking water, with 4.1B tons produced in 2017 alone, enough for half a ton per person per year worldwide.
  Production of value-added chemicals and/or fuels from plastic wastes by unconventional technologies
  Dr I Graca, Dr C Fernandez-Martin, Dr A McCue
Applications accepted all year round

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Plastics are the preferred materials in many important areas, such as packaging, beverage, construction, automobiles, medicine, etc., owing to their low cost, easy manufacture, and physicochemical properties.
  Biomass-derived oils catalytic cracking in existing refinery processes
  Dr I Graca, Dr A McCue
Applications accepted all year round

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The partial replacement of crude oil by renewable sources to produce high quality transportation fuels is a timely and interesting topic.
  Sustainable development of cutting-edge porous sorbents for gas separation
  Dr C Fernandez-Martin, Dr I Graca, Dr A McCue
Applications accepted all year round

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Developing cost-effective and sustainable porous adsorbents aiming at separating impurities and main constituents from different gas mixtures is a real and necessary challenge for the industry, especially the energy sector.
  New light-responsive energy harvesters for energy storage
  Dr A Martinez-Felipe, Dr M N Campbell-Bannerman
Applications accepted all year round

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Energy harvesting will play a central role to offset the variability of renewable energy sources and achieve decarbonisation in global economies.
  New light-responsive electrolytes for energy conversion
  Dr A Martinez-Felipe, Mr J Cavanagh
Applications accepted all year round

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In this PhD project, we will develop new electrolytes with high ionic conductivity to increase the efficiency of fuel cells and batteries.
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