This industrially-led PhD studentship on the development of next generation power semiconductor device technology will examine a novel approach based on the ultra-wide bandgap gallium oxide (Ga2O3) material.
Start date. October 2019. Supervisor. Dr A Das and Dr D Figueroa Gordon. Sponsoring company. Tata Strip UK. Tata Steel offers a wide range of steel strip products including High Strength Low Alloy Steel (HSLA), Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS) and Ultra High Strength Steel (UHSS) for use in manufacturing.
Start date. October 2019. Supervisor. Prof R Palmer and Dr P Bishop. Sponsoring company. Johnson Matthey Technology Centre. Nanoparticle beam deposition represents a radical new approach to the environmentally-friendly synthesis of nanoparticles for catalysis and biomedicine.
Start date. October 2019. Supervisor. Professor S Brown and Dr N Lavery. Sponsoring company. Tata Steel. Advanced High Strength Steels (AHSS) are widely used in the automotive sector and are particularly important in delivering light weighting opportunities in vehicle manufacturing.
Start date. October 2019. Supervisor. Dr C Pleydell-Pearce and Dr M Greenslade. Sponsoring company. Tata Steel. Annual plan for sinter consumption is 65% and for each percentage point below plan the additional cost of iron ore pellets is £35,000 per week.