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  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).
  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.
  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).
  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.
  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.
  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.
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