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  Wind Turbine Operation and Maintenance in Extreme Conditions – How will Springing and Ringing Loads Have an Influence on O&M?
  Dr X Liu
Applications accepted all year round

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Overview. The mix of energy supply worldwide has changed dramatically in the last few decades. In the UK, in order to tackle climate change and increasing energy consumption, there has been a clear movement from fossil towards renewable and sustainable energy sources.
  PhD Cost-Effective Generator & MVDC Integration for Wind Farms
  Dr A Egea
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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A 48 month fully-funded industrial PhD studentship to investigate new DC collection systems for wind farms & new turbine drive train technologies to minimise capital and maintenance costs, and increase system reliability and efficiency.
  Digitally interfaced high-speed LED-SPAD arrays for environment-aware wireless systems
  Prof M Dawson, Dr J Herrnsdorf
Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

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Start date. October 2019. Duration. 3.5 yrs. Background. Digital cameras and active-matrix displays are powerful examples of how arrays of optical receivers and emitters can have transformative impact.
  Performance Evaluation and Failure Analysis of Preventive Corrosion/Erosion Coatings Used in Power Plant and Refinery
  Dr D Daniel
Applications accepted all year round

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Fossil fuels are currently the major energy source with approximately 80% of total energy consumption of the world. Renewable energy including traditional biomass contributes to about 14%.
  Application of non-thermal plasma-assisted heterogeneous catalysis for the upgrading of methane
  Dr P Kechagiopoulos, Dr M N Campbell-Bannerman
Applications accepted all year round

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In recent years, plasma-catalysis has emerged as a promising technology to improve the performance of existing catalytic processes.
  Durability analysis in hydrogen fuel cell vehicles
  Dr M Aleyaasin, Dr A ALIAKBAR JAMSHIDI FAR
Applications accepted all year round

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In this project , the heavy duty hybrid electric vehicles is considered for the investigation. The propulsion in these trucks is based on parallel operation of a bank of lithium batteries and series of hydrogen fuel cells.
  Efficient upgrading of biogas via plasma catalysis
  Dr P Kechagiopoulos, Dr M N Campbell-Bannerman
Application Deadline: 23 July 2019

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In recent years, plasma-catalysis has emerged as a promising technology to improve the performance of existing catalytic processes.
  Low temperature steam reforming of methane for hydrogen production
  Dr P Kechagiopoulos, Dr X Wang
Applications accepted all year round

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Hydrogen, a primary raw material of the chemical industry, presents significant potential as an energy carrier that can drive the implementation of highly efficient energy systems at a reduced environmental impact.
  New responsive electrolytes for energy conversion
  Dr A Martinez-Felipe, Dr M N Campbell-Bannerman
Applications accepted all year round

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Fuel cells have high efficiency, generate low levels of emissions, and can consume renewable sources, in combination with energy vectors, making them excellent candidates as for alternative power production technologies.
  Prospering from the Energy Revolution – EnergyREV Consortium
  Dr J Patterson
Application Deadline: 16 August 2019

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There is a need to shift from individual smart buildings to smart local energy systems to achieve the UK and international carbon emission targets set.
  Energy conversion in refrigerant-based district heating systems
  Prof M Cimmino
Applications accepted all year round

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Context. The project consists in the study of energy conversion technologies in innovative refrigerant -based district heating systems.
  Smart bidirectional wireless power transfer for EV applications (WS20)
  Dr Z Lin, Dr A Cross
Application Deadline: 16 August 2019

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Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity (REF2014). In choosing Loughborough for your research, you’ll work alongside academics who are leaders in their field.
  Achieving an optimal trade-off between power system stability/hosting capacity and energy peak by implementing demand side management in home microgrids (H-MG)s in the neighbourhood systems (Advert Reference: SF18/MPEE/MARZBAND)
  Dr M Marzband
Applications accepted all year round

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I am recruiting some PhD students for a project regarding the optimal planning and operation of so many H-MGs in the neighbourhood system (with up to a few thousand customers) with the aim of hosting capacity and voltage stability improvement in the network.
  Economic and environmental impact analysis of wind turbine based on alternative materials (Advert Reference: SF18/MCE/CHEUNG)
  Dr W Cheung
Applications accepted all year round

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Cleaner environmental technologies offer various benefits such as reduced emissions, less waste and cost savings from minimum energy and resource requirements during production and operation.
  Grid Integration of Doubly-Fed Wind Turbine Generators (Advert Reference: SF18/MPEE/JOVANOVIC)
  Dr M Jovanovic
Applications accepted all year round

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The Doubly-Fed Induction Generator (DFIG) is one of the most popular and widely used technologies for wind power applications with limited variable speed ranges (e.g.
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