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Gas Engineering PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 18 Gas Engineering PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Are you passionate about engineering and interested in making a difference in the field of gas engineering? Pursuing a PhD in Gas Engineering can open up a world of opportunities for you to contribute to the development of sustainable energy solutions and advancements in the gas industry.

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

Studying a PhD in Gas Engineering is an exciting and challenging journey that allows you to delve deep into the complexities of gas systems, explore innovative technologies, and develop solutions to address the evolving needs of the industry. You will have the opportunity to work closely with experienced researchers and industry professionals, gaining valuable insights and knowledge.

During your PhD, you will conduct extensive research, design experiments, and analyze data to contribute to the existing body of knowledge in gas engineering. You may focus on areas such as gas production, transportation, storage, or utilization, depending on your interests and the specific research project you undertake. This hands-on experience will enhance your technical skills and critical thinking abilities, preparing you for a successful career in the field.

Entry requirements for a PhD in Gas Engineering

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

PhD in Gas Engineering funding options

Funding for PhDs in Gas 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 Gas Engineering careers

A PhD in Gas Engineering opens up a wide range of career opportunities in both academia and industry. As a gas engineer, you can work in research and development, designing and implementing innovative technologies to improve gas production, distribution, and utilization. You may also find employment in energy companies, government agencies, or consulting firms, where you can contribute to policy-making, environmental impact assessments, and project management.

Furthermore, with a PhD, you can pursue a career in academia, becoming a professor or researcher at a university. This allows you to continue your research, mentor future engineers, and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field of gas engineering.

Embarking on a PhD in Gas Engineering is not only a rewarding academic pursuit but also a pathway to making a significant impact on the energy industry. By pushing the boundaries of knowledge and innovation, you can contribute to a sustainable and efficient gas sector that meets the energy needs of the present and future generations.

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Modelling gas-microdroplet interaction and dispersion for decontamination applications

Are you interested in pursuing a PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) at the University of Edinburgh? We are currently looking to recruit a talented, hardworking, and passionate PhD student to study the interactive and dispersive behaviour of different sterilant formulations during the decontamination of materials with complex geometries and the disinfection of indoor spaces. Read more

(EPSRC DTP ICASE) Materials Performance of austenitic stainless steels in high temperature Helium environment

This innovative PhD project, conducted in collaboration with EDF Energy, invites a passionate and dedicated researcher to join a transformative exploration at the forefront of materials science, making meaningful contributions to the future of energy technology. Read more

Efficient Cryostasis for Transport of Liquid Hydrogen

Supervisory Team: Edward Richardson; Stephen Turnock. Project description. Liquid hydrogen (LH2) storage and transport enables flexible exploitation of potentially carbon-free energy. Read more

Experimental study of ion transport in subsurface media for renewable energy storage

These projects are open to students worldwide, but have no funding attached. Therefore, the successful applicant will be expected to fund tuition fees at the relevant level (home or international) and any applicable additional research costs. Read more

Gaseous Pipeline Transport and its underground porous media Storage for NET ZERO Innovation

These projects are open to students worldwide, but have no funding attached. Therefore, the successful applicant will be expected to fund tuition fees at the relevant level (home or international) and any applicable additional research costs. Read more

Functional composites through hybridisation PhD

Advanced continuous carbon fibre reinforced polymer composites, offer a very attractive combination of mechanical properties, environmental resistance and lightweight which make them a superior choice for high performance applications. Read more

Innovations in Waste Energy Minimisation from Maritime Engineering Power and Propulsion Systems

Supervisory Team.   Prof Alan J Murphy & Prof Dominic Hudson. Project description. Although maritime transport is one of the most energy efficient, the cumulative carbon footprint from global shipping is equivalent a large industrialised nation (~3% of global total). Read more

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