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Mechanical Engineering PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Leeds

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  Understanding the origins of implant derived debris
  Dr M Bryant, Prof A Neville
Application Deadline: 19 June 2020

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It has been proposed that taper corrosion in metal-on-polyethylene total hip arthroplasty (THA) has the potential to cause adverse local tissue reactions.
  The Effectiveness of Esters in Cooling and Lubricating Transmission Systems in Electric Vehicles-Dielectric Fluids
  Dr S Kosarieh, Prof A Neville
Application Deadline: 30 September 2020

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Energy conservation and emissions reduction have become increasingly significant for automobiles due to high energy demand, fuel economy and environmental concerns.
  Developing an Imaging-Diffraction Method for Corrosion and Steel Degradation Studies
  Dr A Matamoras Veloza, Prof A Neville
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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This project provides an excellent opportunity for doctoral training on corrosion and steel degradation as part of a collaborative work between the School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds and ISIS Neutron and Muon Facility, at the STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory near Oxford.
  Development of Ni based nanostructured coating by co-electrodeposition techniques
  Research Group: Mechanical and Process Engineering
  Prof T Khan
Applications accepted all year round

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Composite coatings of pure metals is a common technique to improve the corrosion/oxidation and wear resistant surface properties of steels.
  Safety and Optimisation of Autonomous Vehicles
  Research Group: Mechanical and Process Engineering
  Dr JP Li
Applications accepted all year round

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It is increasingly clear that a structured approach using artificial intelligence (AI) components operating within a framework of conventional logic will deliver autonomous vehicles (AVs), which have the potential to benefit the world by increasing traffic efficiency, reducing pollution and eliminating up to 90% of traffic accidents.
  Welding and joining of advanced dissimilar lightweight alloys
  Research Group: Advanced Automotive Analytics Research Institute
  Dr K Cooke
Applications accepted all year round

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The automotive industry’s interest in the use of lightweight materials has significantly increased in recent years due to an enhanced demand for fuel efficiency and clean green technologies that improve environmental conditions.
  Functional Evaluation of the Meniscus and Meniscus Replacement using MRI
  Dr R K Wilcox
Applications accepted all year round

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The aim of this PhD study is to develop new methods for examining the human knee joint under load using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
  Design and control of magnetic soft robot for surgical applications
  Prof P Valdastri
Applications accepted all year round

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This vacancy is created by a major European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator grant awarded to the STORM Lab, which aims to define a new generation of surgical tentacle-like robots that can be magnetically guided within the human body by magnetic fields.
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