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  Optimisation Under Uncertainty Using Machine Learning & Data-Driven Methods
  Dr V Charitopoulos
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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VACANCY INFORMATION. The UCL department of Chemical Engineering is one of the top research and teaching departments in the UK and has world-class standing.
  Study Engineering in the USA with the George Washington University

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Doctoral students comprise the backbone of research conducted at the School of Engineering & Applied Science. Through funding support from faculty, internal and external grants, doctoral students can expect to take 4-6 years to complete the program through coursework, research credits and writing their dissertation.
  Integrated deep learning and model structure detection strategy for physical laws development and photobioreactor design
  Dr D Zhang
Application Deadline: 30 August 2020

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Designing industrial scale reaction systems and unit operations takes a sophisticate procedure and involves a range of multiscale modelling and experimentation steps.
  Multiscale dynamic visualisation framework for industrial mutants design and biological knowledge discovery
  Dr D Zhang
Application Deadline: 30 August 2020

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Current industrial bio-production processes exclusively uses yeast and bacteria as the microorganism hosts to synthesise valuable commercial compounds.
  Hybrid dynamic modelling framework for bioprocess digitalisation and optimisation
  Dr D Zhang
Application Deadline: 30 August 2020

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The background of this research is to explore and integrate a range of mechanistic and machine learning based modelling strategies to develop a multilevel digital framework (digital twin) for industrial bioprocess dynamic simulation and prediction, online optimisation (online learning), and product quality control.
  Development of hybrid machine learning based strategy for bioprocess online control
  Dr D Zhang
Application Deadline: 30 August 2020

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The background of this research is to explore and integrate a range of mechanistic and machine learning based modelling strategies to develop a multilevel digital framework (digital twin) for industrial bioprocess dynamic simulation and prediction, online optimisation (online learning), and product quality control.
  Surfactants Design for Enhancing BP Shale Oil Production
  Prof A Striolo
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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VACANCY INFORMATION. The Department of Chemical Engineering at University College London (UCL) is among the leading research-intensive departments across the world.
  Prediction of engineering properties of thermomechanically treated aluminium alloys
  Prof H Assadi
Application Deadline: 1 April 2020

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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 2020.
  EPSRC CDT in Bioprocess Engineering Leadership: Complex Biological Products Manufacture

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Biological products and their manufacture are progressing to unparalleled levels of complexity. Examples include engineered biocatalysts, antibody-drug conjugates, multivalent vaccines and cellular therapies.
  Smart Local Energy Systems (EPS2020/47)
  Prof M Maroto-Valer
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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The project focuses on system level scale-up of smart local energy systems. Smart local energy systems (SLES) are deployed effectively at local scales to improve efficiency and to deal with variability and differences of supply and demand.
  The Effectiveness of Esters in Cooling and Lubricating Transmission Systems in Electric Vehicles-Dielectric Fluids
  Dr S Kosarieh, Prof A Neville
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020

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Energy conservation and emissions reduction have become increasingly significant for automobiles due to high energy demand, fuel economy and environmental concerns.
  Engineering Cupriavidus Necator H16 to Convert CO2/Waste Stream into Useful Chemicals Using a Synthetic Biology Approach
  Dr TS Wong
Applications accepted all year round

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This project falls under the umbrella of carbon capture and utilization (CCU), i.e., to turn a greenhouse gas CO2 into a useful feedstock for chemical syntheses.
  Numerical modelling and design of geothermal heat recovery from subsurface systems
  Dr M Babaei
Applications accepted all year round

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In the geothermal energy technology, this is a common practice to drill a doublet (i.e. an injection and production well pair) system.
  Hydrodynamics of Magnetic Responsive Foams
  Dr R Rafati, Dr A Sharifi
Applications accepted all year round

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Multiphase flow systems such as foams contribute considerably to the world economy and have a wide range of applications from food, medical and fire-fighting to environmental treatment, mineral processing and oil and gas industries.
  Understanding degeneration in arthritic joints through engineering techniques
  Dr C Brockett
Application Deadline: 27 March 2020

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Degeneration of the ankle joint affects over 70 million adults around the world, with patients often needing a joint replacement, ankle fusion or some other type of intervention.
  Nonlinear control of grid-tied inverters for stabilising future smart grids
  Dr G Konstantopoulos
Applications accepted all year round

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Power systems stability has been an active area of research for many decades. However, recently, the large number of renewable energy sources being integrated to the power network has started to significantly affect the stable and reliable operation of the grid.
  PhD Scholarship in Hydrogen Storage and Sustainable Energy to develop advanced energy storage systems
  Prof F Aguey
Applications accepted all year round

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Earn money whilst you Work and Study!. 3 year term. Scholarships Available, AU$30,000 p.a. Tax Free. Scholarships are available for PhD candidates to contribute to the development of advanced energy storage systems in a multidisciplinary research team.
  Design of advanced cyclic adsorption processes for complex gas separations
  Dr L Joss
Applications accepted all year round

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Gas adsorption is one of the key physical processes that underlie the numerous industrial uses of porous solids. These include separation processes (adsorption and membrane processes), catalytic reactions, energy storage, and gas recovery from unconventional plays.
  Modelling growth, deposition and breakage of dynamic particle structures (EPS2020/52)
  Dr V Francia
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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Investigation of the structure of cohesive powders under various flow regimes. Combining AI driven tools with state-of-the-art computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and discrete element methods (DEM), we will look into how dynamic particle structures form in complex systems.
  EPSRC supported PhD with Integrated Study: How well do models of particle motion represent industrial reality?
  Dr A Ingram
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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Granular or particulate materials are common in nature and in process engineering, particularly as products such as instant foods, pharmaceuticals and consumer goods such as washing powders.
  Efficient upgrading of biogas via plasma catalysis - LEVERHULME
  Dr P Kechagiopoulos, Dr M N Campbell-Bannerman
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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In recent years, plasma-catalysis has emerged as a promising technology to improve the performance of existing catalytic processes.
  Stratified shear flows in inclined pipes
  Dr Y Tanino, Dr D Van der A
Applications accepted all year round

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Stably stratified shear flows are ubiquitous in the environment and industrial systems. In the atmosphere such flows are associated with clear air turbulence.
  Microbial bioprocessing and functional magnetic nanomaterials
  Dr AFC Fernandez-Castane
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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Applications are invited for a three-year Postgraduate studentship, supported by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the Aston Institute of Materials Research (AIMR) and the Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute (EBRI) groups.
  PhD Studentship - Upgrading lignocellulose waste biomass using thermochemical and biological conversion routes
  Dr P Blanco-Sanchez, Dr AFC Fernandez-Castane
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a three-year Postgraduate studentship funded by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the European Bioenergy Research Institute at Aston University.
  Investigating the Causal Biological Effects on Microbial Induced Corrosion (MIC) Occurring Within Components of Advanced Maritime Systems
  Dr B Connolly
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a full time PhD studentship in the Department of Materials at the University of Manchester. The project is supported by BAE Systems, who will provide both industrial supervision, access to research facilities and secondments during the studentship.
  The application of positron emission particle tracking to the study of flow and mixing of solid-liquid systems in industrial stirred vessels
  Prof M Barigou
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020

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The proposed research is concerned with the use of the novel non-invasive technique of Positron Emission Particle Tracking (PEPT) to study particle-liquid suspensions in mechanically agitated vessels.
  AI Hardware Accelerators
  Research Group: Nanophotonics
  Prof T Prodromakis
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Themis Prodromakis. Co-supervisor Alex Serb. Project description. The Centre for Electronics Frontiers at the University of Southampton is a dynamic interdisciplinary Centre that delivers novel solutions for advanced sensory systems, energy technologies and unconventional computing architectures.
  AI Hardware Accelerators for Space Applications
  Research Group: Nanophotonics
  Prof T Prodromakis
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Themis Prodromakis. Co-supervisor Alex Serb. Project description. The Centre for Electronics Frontiers at the University of Southampton is a dynamic interdisciplinary Centre that delivers novel solutions for advanced sensory systems, energy technologies and unconventional computing architectures.
  Probabilistic Computing Hardware Architectures
  Research Group: Nanophotonics
  Prof T Prodromakis
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr Alex Serb. Project description. The Centre for Electronics Frontiers at the University of Southampton is a dynamic interdisciplinary Centre that delivers novel solutions for advanced sensory systems, energy technologies and unconventional computing architectures.
  Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (AAPS)

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The Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (AAPS) at the University of Bath is offering at least seven fully funded four-year studentships to join the second cohort of students in September 2020.
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