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Environmental Engineering PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 189 Environmental Engineering PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

A PhD in Environmental Engineering offers an exciting opportunity to delve into the world of sustainable development and find innovative solutions to environmental challenges. If you have a passion for engineering and a desire to make a positive impact on the planet, then pursuing a PhD in Environmental Engineering could be the perfect path for you.

What's it like to study a PhD in Environmental Engineering?

Studying a PhD in Environmental Engineering allows you to explore the intersection of engineering and environmental science. You will have the chance to conduct groundbreaking research in areas such as air and water pollution control, waste management, renewable energy, and sustainable infrastructure development.

During your PhD journey, you will work closely with experienced supervisors and collaborate with fellow researchers in the field. You will have access to state-of-the-art laboratories and cutting-edge technology to conduct experiments and collect data. This hands-on experience will not only enhance your technical skills but also develop your critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.

Entry requirements for a PhD in Environmental Engineering

To pursue a PhD in Environmental Engineering, you will typically need a strong academic background in engineering or a related field. Most universities require a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree or a Master's degree in a relevant subject. Additionally, you may be required to submit a research proposal outlining your intended area of study and research objectives.

PhD in Environmental Engineering funding options

Funding for PhDs in Environmental Engineering 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 Environmental Engineering careers

A PhD in Environmental Engineering opens up a wide range of career opportunities. Graduates can find employment in various sectors, including environmental consulting firms, government agencies, research institutions, and multinational corporations. You could work as an environmental engineer, designing and implementing sustainable solutions for industries and communities. Alternatively, you may choose to pursue a career in academia, conducting research and teaching at universities.

The demand for environmental engineers is growing rapidly as societies become more aware of the need for sustainable development. By obtaining a PhD in Environmental Engineering, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to tackle complex environmental issues and contribute to a greener and more sustainable future.

In conclusion, studying a PhD in Environmental Engineering offers a unique opportunity to combine your passion for engineering with a desire to protect and preserve the environment. With a wide range of career prospects and the chance to make a real difference, pursuing a PhD in Environmental Engineering is a rewarding and fulfilling path to embark on.

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Advancing maritime renewable energy through hydrogen and alternative fuel generation

The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Net Zero Maritime Energy solutions (N0MES) has a 4-year funded PhD place available for an exceptional researcher. Read more

PhD Studentship - Modelling of biomass gasification in dual fluidised bed reactors using computational particle fluid dynamics (CPFD)

  Research Group: CREDIT - Centre for Renewable Energy
Fully Funded PhD Studentship in Dundalk, Ireland. Primary Research Area. Bioenergy; Mechanical Engineering; Chemical Engineering; Thermodynamics; Fluid Mechanics. Read more

Natural Polymer Textiles & Fibres for Sustainable Fashion Sector PhD

This project aims to manufacture sustainable textiles from renewable/natural polymers such as cellulose, chitin, alginate, chitosan which derived from most abundant natural resources like agricultural biomass and sea food waste (crab shell, shrimp shells etc.). Read more

Photonic sensors for robotics and automation

Be part of the robotics revolution by joining our PhD programme in photonic sensors. The future of robots lies in increased flexibility and performance, and to enable this better performing and lower cost sensors are required. Read more

Fully-funded EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Green Industrial Futures

Our four year doctoral programme challenges our students to work on cutting-edge, innovative research projects that will address key challenges faced by industrial stakeholders. Read more

Fully-funded EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Green Industrial Futures

Our four year doctoral programme challenges our students to work on cutting-edge, innovative research projects that will address key challenges faced by industrial stakeholders. Read more

Fully-funded EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Green Industrial Futures

Our four year doctoral programme challenges our students to work on cutting-edge, innovative research projects that will address key challenges faced by industrial stakeholders. Read more

Fully-funded EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Green Industrial Futures

Our four year doctoral programme challenges our students to work on cutting-edge, innovative research projects that will address key challenges faced by industrial stakeholders. Read more

Environmental fate of radioactive ‘hot particles’ in marine and terrestrial systems: A biogeochemical study

Objectives. Develop an understanding of how nuclear fuel ‘hot particles’ degrade in marine and terrestrial environments. Utilise a range of advanced analysis techniques to study fuel particles, both synthetic (produced in the lab) and genuine (collected from the field). Read more

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