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  PhD position in Intelligent 5G massive machine type communication systems
  Research Group: Intelligent Vehicles
  Prof M Dianati
Applications accepted all year round

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The PhD will focus on the investigation of a revolutionary new paradigm in designing highly optimised and adaptive communication systems that use various forms of machine learning techniques to adapt various functions of communications systems and networks within the context of emerging 5G systems.
  PhD Position in Realistic Automotive Sensor Models
  Prof M Dianati
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD will focus on the investigation and development of realistic automotive sensor models to support autonomous control functions/systems development, test and validation.
  PhD Position: An artificial intelligence system for dynamic optimisation of charging locations
  Prof G Montana
Applications accepted all year round

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PROJECT OVERVIEW. The aim of this project is to build an AI system able to identify optimal swapping and charging locations for electric vehicles (EV).
  A Data-Driven Approach to Predict the Extent of Surface Oxidation during Hot-Rolling and Annealing of New Steels
  Dr M Auinger, Prof C Davis
Applications accepted all year round

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Sponsor Company. Tata Steel. PROJECT OVERVIEW. The development of new steels to meet modern marked demands cause significant challenges with respect to reduce corrosion during production.
  EngD in Innovative Methodology for the Complete Virtual Design, Simulation and Optimisation of a Future Electric Vehicle Powertrain
  Dr J Marco
Applications accepted all year round

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Supporting Company. Altair UK. WMG, University of Warwick and Altair Engineering are seeking a top class candidate to undertake research leading to the award of an International Engineering Doctorate awarded jointly by the Universities of Warwick, Exeter and Cranfield.
  EngD in Advanced Battery Diagnostic Methods Using Frequency Methods
  Research Group: Energy Systems
  Dr J Marco
Applications accepted all year round

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Funding. £16,509 for 3 years plus £4,000 top-up. Supporting company. AMETEK, Inc. Start Date. As soon as possible. AMETEK, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annualized sales of more than $4.5 billion.
  Processing of highly structured polymer nanocomposites
  Research Group: Nanocomposites
  Prof T Peijs, Prof T McNally
Applications accepted all year round

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Traditionally, polymer nanocomposite processing has focused on the optimization of nanoparticle dispersion in a polymer melt or solution.
  Aircraft Electrification
  Research Group: Energy Systems
  Dr J Marco, Dr A Barai
Applications accepted all year round

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PROJECT OVERVIEW. This fully funded PhD studentship represents a unique opportunity to undertake advanced characterisation, control system design and modelling research in close partnership with Vertical Aerospace (http://www.vertical-aerospace.com).
  PhD Position: Deep Reinforcement Learning for Computer Vision
  Research Group: Data Science
  Mr J Han, Prof G Montana
Applications accepted all year round

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PROJECT OVERVIEW. Nowadays, machine learning, deep neural networks in particular, quickly become a viable means for solving real-life computer vision problems such as object detection, semantic segmentation, object recognition and tracking.
  Stainless steel structures in fire: Behaviour, numerical modelling and design
  Dr M Kucukler
Application Deadline: 1 November 2019

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Owing to its combination of excellent corrosion resistance, superior mechanical properties and aesthetic appearance, stainless steel is increasingly being utilised as a structural material, offering sustainable construction with increased design life and low maintenance requirements.
  Cytoskeleton self-organisation and microtubule-based transport
  Prof A Straube
Application Deadline: 15 January 2020

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Disciplines. Physical Sciences, Biological and Medical Sciences,. Subjects. Biophysics, Biochemistry, Cell Biology / Development.
  Optimising the nanoscale behaviour of novel materials for energy applications
  Dr S Christopoulos
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship. The preparation of advanced material compositions has led to a wide range of applications.
  Development of novel nanostructures for the next generation of Fuel Cell vehicles
  Dr E Gkanas
Application Deadline: 8 November 2019

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For hydrogen storage applications, Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) have been tested due to their high porosity and large surface area (can be used to trap hydrogen molecules).
  Li-ion cells instrumentation: using optical fibre NanoPlasmonic sensing for in-situ chemical battery diagnostics
  Dr T Amietszajew
Application Deadline: 11 November 2019

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Li-ion cells have revolutionised 21st century society by enabling mobile communications, portable electronics and implanted medical devices.
  Theory of Nanoscale Electronics
  Dr H Sadeghi
Applications accepted all year round

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Start date. 30 September 2019 or 6 January 2020. The project. PhD studentship in the Theory of Nanoscale Electronics.
  Theory of Molecular Scale Thermoelectricity
  Dr H Sadeghi
Applications accepted all year round

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Start date. 30 September 2019 or 6 January 2020. This PhD project aims to exploit room temperature quantum and phonon interference in nanoscale junctions to design high-efficiency thermoelectric materials and devices for converting waste heat in consumer electronics and server farms into electricity.
  Spermatozoa navigation in complex environments
  Dr V Kantsler
Applications accepted all year round

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The project will undertake research on mammalian spermatozoa motility in a complex microfluidic environment. One of the major puzzles in biology is how mammalian sperm navigates its way through the complex environment female reproductive tract.
  Calcined clays as a reactive alternative to fly ash as a binder in Portland cement concrete
  Dr M Tyrer
Application Deadline: 14 November 2019

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A fully-funded PhD studentship in partnership with BRE Trust https://www.bretrust.org.uk/) is available to study the use of naturally occurring clays as reactive (pozzolanic) materials for low carbon cement production.
  GaN Current Sensors for Advanced Power Electronics
  Dr S Faramehr
Application Deadline: 31 October 2019

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The recent progress in development of power electronic applications, such as multistage and multilevel converters, advanced drives and regenerative electrical conversion, emphasised the need for new hardware components for current measurements.
  Vertical GaN Power Trench MOSFET
  Dr S Faramehr
Application Deadline: 31 October 2019

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Gallium Nitride (GaN) vertical devices have the potential to enable new and highly efficient high voltage applications for a low carbon society such as electric vehicles.
  3D printing of the single crystals
  Research Group: Net-shape Manufacturing
  Dr D Isakov, Assoc Prof G Gibbons
Applications accepted all year round

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THE PROJECT. This project is with leading researchers in WMG’s Net Shape Manufacturing Group. This multidisciplinary project will focus on the development of micro-3D-printing for single crystal growth and controllable mesocrystalline formation of organic molecular materials with tailored functionality.
  Structural and Spectroscopic Imaging with Advanced Electron Microscopies
  Dr R Beanland, Prof A Sanchez-Fuentes
Applications accepted all year round

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This project makes use of state-of-the-art aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM) for structural and spectroscopic imaging of extended defects in diamond.
  Platform Development for Diamond Quantum and Photonic Technologies
  Prof M E Newton, Dr B Green
Applications accepted all year round

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The ability to optical initialisation, manipulation and readout of spin state of the nitrogen vacancy (NV-) defect in diamond at room temperature has ensured that this defect is recognised as one of the most promising systems for quantum magnetic/electric field as well as temperature sensing and a range of other quantum technologies.
  In-situ manipulation of ferroelectric structures at the atomic level
  Prof A Sanchez-Fuentes
Applications accepted all year round

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Ferroelectric materials are characterized by the existence of a finite electric polarization in absence of an external field below the Curie temperature.
  Diamond Magnetometry in Cars and Aircraft
  Dr G Morley
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. The sensing of weak magnetic fields has important applications in geo-surveying, navigation, and medicine. To measure them requires that we use the most sensitive detection techniques, however, to be commercially viable this must be done at an affordable cost.
  Modelling and understanding battery performance due to changes in the manufacturing processes
  Research Group: Energy Systems
  Dr E Kendrick, Dr D Widanalage
Applications accepted all year round

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Start Date. ASAP. This is a challenging and unique PhD opportunity for a student with a good mathematical background interested in applying the knowledge to a rapidly growing area.
  Hidden and conspicuous magnetic order in hyper-kagome magnets
  Dr O Petrenko
Applications accepted all year round

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The main goal of the project is to experimentally study highly unusual magnetic properties of several gadolinium-containing garnets, primarily Gd3Ga5O12 (GGG), Gd3Al5O12 and Gd3Te2Li3O12.
  Selective epitaxial growth of Silicon Carbide thin film materials
  Dr M Myronov
Applications accepted all year round

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Silicon carbide (SiC) is a wide band gap compound semiconductor material attractive for future applications in high power and high frequency electronic devices, UV photonic devices and sensors including those for bio-medical, industrial, IoT and automotive sectors.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Modelling Heterogeneous Systems – Call for Applications for fully funded places on a 4-year integrated PhD programme in Materials Modelling

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EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Modelling Heterogeneous Systems– Call for Applications for fully funded places on a 4-year integrated PhD programme in Materials Modelling.
  EngD and PhD Studentships: Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Innovation in Non-Destructive evaluation (FIND-CDT)

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 The Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Innovation in Non-Destructive evaluation (FIND) is a partnership between a group of leading universities (Bristol, Imperial College London, Manchester, Nottingham, Strathclyde or Warwick) offering a 4-year industrially-linked doctoral training programme designed to launch you into an engineering career.
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