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Energy Technologies PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 265 Energy Technologies PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Are you passionate about finding sustainable solutions to the world's energy challenges? A PhD in Energy Technologies within the field of Engineering might be the perfect opportunity for you to delve deeper into this exciting and rapidly evolving field.

What's it like to study a PhD in Energy Technologies?

Studying a PhD in Energy Technologies will allow you to explore innovative ways to generate, store, and distribute energy. You will have the chance to work on cutting-edge research projects that aim to address the global demand for clean and renewable energy sources.

During your PhD journey, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with leading experts in the field, attend conferences and workshops, and gain hands-on experience in state-of-the-art laboratories. You will be at the forefront of technological advancements, exploring areas such as solar energy, wind power, energy storage, and smart grid systems.

Entry requirements for a PhD in Energy Technologies

To pursue a PhD in Energy Technologies, you will typically need a strong academic background in engineering or a related discipline. Most universities require a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree, and some may also require a relevant Master's degree. Additionally, research experience or industry experience in the field of energy technologies will be advantageous.

PhD in Energy Technologies funding options

Funding for PhDs in Energy Technologies may be available from various sources, including governments, universities and charities, business or industry. See our full guides to PhD funding for more information.

PhD in Energy Technologies careers

A PhD in Energy Technologies opens up a wide range of career opportunities. You could work in research and development for energy companies, government agencies, or research institutions. Your expertise in energy technologies will be highly sought after in industries such as renewable energy, power generation, and energy consulting.

Furthermore, your PhD will equip you with valuable skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, and project management, making you a desirable candidate for leadership positions within the energy sector. You could also choose to pursue an academic career, conducting further research and teaching at universities.

Embark on a journey to shape the future of energy technologies with a PhD in Energy Technologies. Join a community of passionate researchers and contribute to the development of sustainable energy solutions that will have a lasting impact on our planet.

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Using multi-agent systems to help households reduce peak electricity consumption in ways they perceive as fair

The UK and the EU have both recently updated their legislation to put net zero emissions targets in place for 2050. This requires moving away from using fossil fuels for energy generation, and moving towards renewable sources such as photovoltaic cells and wind turbines. Read more

Soft Flexible and Stretchable Energy Storage Device Development

Hybrid energy storage offers multiple advantages in electrochemical energy storage especially for portable electronic gadgets and autonomous systems due to its high energy and power density. Read more

Multi-Three-Phase Drives for Electric Transport

The popularity of power electronic drives used to control electrical machines is increasing, pushed by both the surge of renewable energy generation and the ongoing electrification of transport. Read more

Modelling of microbial induced hydrogen loss for underground hydrogen storage

Hydrogen is identified to play a key role in the UK’s goal of achieving net zero emissions by 2050. To meet this target, the UK needs hydrogen storage capacity of at least 15 TWh (~ 450k tonnes) meet short-term and seasonal supply and demand variability. Read more

Design of net zero strategies and best practices for manufacturing and service organisations (research and experimentation in complex scenarios with competing priorities) PhD

Applications are invited for doctoral level research into sustainable manufacturing operations and management. More specifically, the candidate will undertake research activities into eco-design, eco-efficiency and eco-effectiveness in manufacturing and service organisations in support of Sustainable Development Goals. Read more

Development of Stretchable Conductive Layers For Wearable Devices

Flexible and wearable electronic devices require the development of, highly conductive , mechanically, electrochemically stable (against oxidation/reduction with various fluids), weightless and a sustainable (recyclable and biocompatible materials), and conductive electrodes. Read more

Circular Chains in the Fashion Industry PhD

Within clothes manufacturing, the transition to circularity requires changing business practices and the ability to understand and reconfigure business models, operating systems, supply chains, and market structures. Read more

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