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University of Southampton Aeronautical, Maritime and Transport Engineering PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Acoustic source location techniques on aircraft engines
  Research Group: Acoustics
  Prof P Joseph
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Prof Phillip Joseph. Co-supervisor Dr Chaitanya Paruchuri. Project description. Even after 50 years of research and development the location of the dominant noise sources on an aircraft engine is not completely known.
  Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Efficient Collaborative Design
  Research Group: Computational Engineering and Design
  Dr D Toal
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr. D.J.J. Toal. Co-supervisor Prof. A.J. Keane. Project description. Modern high value engineering design activities can involve collaboration between many engineers across many departments and perhaps even different countries around the world.
  Artificial intelligence for smart engines
  Research Group: nCATS
  Dr L. Wang
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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  Biochemical and microbial interactions with advanced coatings and sealants in industrial biotechology applications
  Research Group: Water and Environmental Engineering
  Dr S Heaven
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Prof Sonia Heaven & Dr Yue Zhang (WEEG). Project description. Industrial and environmental biotechnology is a rapidly developing field that covers both well-established sectors such as anaerobic digestion and wastewater treatment, and innovative processes needed to underpin an emerging circular bioeconomy.
  Biologically inspired underwater soft robotics
  Research Group: Fluid-Structure Interactions
  Dr G Weymouth
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Gabriel Weymouth & Blair Thornton (Maritime Engineering). Project description. Animals glide effortlessly through amazing underwater acrobatics, while our best underwater vehicles fight against the water during the simplest accelerations and manoeuvres.
  Data Integrated Modelling of Fluid Flows and Forces
  Research Group: Fluid-Structure Interactions
  Dr G Weymouth
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. G D Weymouth. Co-supervisor , B Ganipathisubramani. Project description. Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is increasingly used to analyze the hydrodynamic features of the built and natural environment; from warming ocean currents to high-speed ocean liners.
  Design of propeller and propeller-energy efficiency devices for realistic ship operations
  Prof D Hudson
Application Deadline: 9 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dominic Hudson, Joe Banks, Dominic Taunton (Maritime Engineering). Project description. International shipping contributes ~ 3.1% of global GHG emissions, which without change may increase to 18% by 2050.
  Development of a coupled cargo-ship model for bulk carriers
  Research Group: Fluid-Structure Interactions
  Dr D Taunton
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dominic Taunton. Co-supervisor Ivan Haigh, Susan Gourvenec. Project description. Solid bulk cargoes are granular materials including products like metal ores, that are carried within the hold of a bulk carrier (ship) without other containment.
  Effect of Climate Conditions on Performance of Timber Structures
  Research Group: Infrastructure Division
  Dr S Afshan
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Sheida Afshan (Infrastructure). Co-supervisor Adrian Campbell (industry supervisor). Project description. Description.
  Effective Fusion of Spatially and Temporally Sparse Data for Maritime Autonomous Systems
  Research Group: Fluid-Structure Interactions
  Dr J Downes
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Supervisor. Dr Jon Downes. Project description. A fully funded industrially supported opportunity to work in the area of Maritime Autonomous Systems.
  Efficient Topological Decision Making
  Dr D Toal
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr. D.J.J. Toal. Co-supervisor Prof. A.J. Keane. Project description. Engineering design essentially involves making decisions with respect to the geometry of a component.
  Embedding Uncertainty In CAD
  Dr D Toal
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr. D.J.J. Toal. Co-supervisor Prof. A.J. Keane. Project description. No mechanical component is ever as the designer intended either after manufacture or after time in service.
  Experimental Aerodynamics and Environmental Flows
  Research Group: Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics
  Dr C Vanderwel
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr Christina Vanderwel. Project description. There are two openings for PhD students to work on “Simulating urban air pollution in the lab”.
  Exploring highly aerated flows in civil engineering hydraulics
  Research Group: Water and Environmental Engineering
  Dr G Muller
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Gerald Muller & Sergio Maldonado (WEEG). Project description. Hydropower is a major contributor to the world wide resource of renewable energy.
  Finite element model validation from Stereo Digital Image Correlation measurements
  Prof F Pierron
Applications accepted all year round

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Supervisor. Prof. Fabrice Pierron. Co-supervisor Dr Lloyd Fletcher, Dr Pascal Lava. Project description. Digital cameras are now an integral part of our everyday lives (smartphones, CCTVs), costs are going down and performance is shooting up.
  GFRPs in Concrete: Innovations Beyond FRP Bar Reinforcement
  Research Group: Infrastructure Division
  Dr M Achintha
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Mithila Achintha Paththini Marakkala (Infrastructure). Project description. Owing to the high strength properties and the excellent in-service and physical characteristics of Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) materials have potential application as reinforcement in concrete structures.
  Improving Ship Safety through closing the design loop
  Research Group: Fluid-Structure Interactions
  Prof D Hudson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dominic Hudson, Dominic Taunton (Maritime Engineering). Project description. Despite increased training of ship’s crew there are still a significant number of accidents and incidents.
  Integrated geoscience approach to cost-effective seabed characterisation as an enabler for offshore renewables
  Research Group: Infrastructure Division
  Prof S Gourvenec
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Susan Gourvenec. Co-supervisor Justin Dix, and Tim Henstock. Project description.
  Integrated optical elements for miniaturised atom traps
  Research Group: Photonic Systems Circuits & Sensors
  Prof P Smith
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020

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Supervisor. Prof. Peter Smith,. Co-supervisor Dr Corin Gawith, Dr James Gates & Dr Christopher Holmes. Project description. This project will involve development of glass on silicon waveguide components to couple light into magneto-optical traps.
  Intelligent human-machine interaction for engineering design
  Research Group: Computational Engineering and Design
  Dr D Toal
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr. D.J.J. Toal. Co-supervisor Prof. A.J. Keane. Project description.
  ISVR-SPCG-569: Development of a small -scale, low cost underwater vehicle for acoustic noise assessment
  Research Group: ISVR: Signal Processing and Control
  Dr J Cheer, Prof S.R. Turnock, Prof S Daley
Application Deadline: 6 June 2020

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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.
  Offshore Ocean Farming
  Research Group: Fluid-Structure Interactions
  Dr N Townsend
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Nicholas Townsend (Maritime Engineering). Project description. Offshore ocean farms have huge potential however, all previous attempts at offshore ocean farming have been unsuccessful.
  Resource recovery from municipal wastewater with forward osmosis membrane based process
  Dr Y Liu
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Yongqiang Liu (WEEG). Project description. In modern society, municipal wastewater needs to be purified to remove organic carbon pollutants and nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus before discharge into natural water bodies to protect environment and human health.
  Responsive mooring systems for floating renewable energy facilities
  Research Group: Infrastructure Division
  Prof S Gourvenec
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Susan Gourvenec. Co-supervisor Adam Sobey and Gabe Weymouth. Project background. As renewable energy structures move into deeper water, the now established fixed foundation concepts must be replaced by anchoring systems.
  Scaleable heralded single-photon sources
  Research Group: Photonic Systems Circuits & Sensors
  Prof P Smith
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Co-supervisor. Dr Corin Gawith, Dr James Gates & Dr Christopher Holmes. Project description. Our team specialises in the development and manufacturing of novel optoelectronic devices for applications in quantum technology, integrated optical sensors and laser optics.
  Sensing tribology within heavy machines
  Research Group: nCATS
  Prof R J K Wood
Application Deadline: 1 May 2020

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Supervisor. Robert Wood. Co-supervisor Terry Harvey. Project description. This PhD is aligned with a major EPSRC funded research being conducted at the national centre for advanced tribology at Southampton (nCATS) in collaboration the machine learning and sensors research groups in ECS.
  Shared in situ and remote intelligence for machines in extreme environments
  Research Group: Fluid-Structure Interactions
  Dr B Thornton
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Blair Thornton (Maritime Engineering) & Jon Hare (ECS). Project description. What? Investigate how to make machines smarter and more flexible when surveying extreme environments such as the ocean.
  Simulation of large-amplitude gust interaction with rigid wings
  Research Group: Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics
  Dr A Da Ronch
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Andrea Da Ronch. Project description. This is a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-driven student to join a vibrant team with a well-proved expertise in nonlinear computational aeroelasticity and aerodynamics.
  Sparsification of reduced order models for fluid and fluid-structure problems
  Research Group: Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics
  Dr A Da Ronch
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Andrea Da Ronch. Project description. This is a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-driven student to join a vibrant team with a well-proved expertise in multi-disciplinary computational aero-sciences driven by the technologies needed for next-generation aerospace systems.
  Standardized Numerical Models and Damage Fragilities for Semi-Rigid Steel Connections
  Research Group: Infrastructure Division
  Dr A Elkady
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Project description. Driven by recent advances in numerical modelling and computational capabilities, the performance-based design (PBD) approach has become increasingly popular among engineers to design and retrofit new and existing buildings.
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