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  Mathematical modelling of poro-mechanics of soil
  Research Group: Bioengineering
  Prof T. Roose
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Tiina Roose. Co-supervisor William Powrie. Project description. Soil is one of the most complex and important self-assembling organo-mineral composites in the world.
  MechEng-Mech-567: Printed electronics for wearable sensing in health-monitoring applications
  Dr S H Pu
Application Deadline: 21 May 2020

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Supervisor. Dr Suan Hui PU. Co-supervisor Prof John ATKINSON, Dr Ju Nie TEY (A*STAR SIMTech). Project description. The technology trend towards smart wearables is apparent from the exponential growth of the wearables market in recent years for consumer, sports, and military applications.
  Modelling soil dewatering and recharge for cost-effective and climate resilient infrastructure
  Research Group: Bioengineering
  Prof T. Roose
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Tiina Roose. Co-supervisor William Powrie. Project description. Soil is one of the most complex and important self-assembling organo-mineral composites in the world.
  Monitoring chemical dynamics in soil and water with advanced microfluidic sensors
  Research Group: Mechatronics Engineering
  Dr X. Niu
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr. Xize Niu. Co-supervisor Dr. Adrian Nightingale and Prof. Tiina Roose. Project description. Excess nitrogen and phosphorous leaching from agricultural and horticultural lands into waterways is a long-standing challenge for agricultural sustainability and environmental protection.
  Reliable wind turbines for high efficiency renewable energy
  Research Group: nCATS
  Dr L. Wang
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Ling Wang. Project description. Wind turbines as one of the major renewable energy sources are growing rapidly globaly, however their reliability has become a major issue for their future sustainable development.
  Responsive mooring systems for floating renewable energy facilities
  Research Group: Infrastructure Division
  Prof S Gourvenec
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Susan Gourvenec. Co-supervisor Adam Sobey and Gabe Weymouth. Project background. As renewable energy structures move into deeper water, the now established fixed foundation concepts must be replaced by anchoring systems.
  Sensing tribology within heavy machines
  Research Group: nCATS
  Prof R J K Wood
Application Deadline: 1 May 2020

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Supervisor. Robert Wood. Co-supervisor Terry Harvey. Project description. This PhD is aligned with a major EPSRC funded research being conducted at the national centre for advanced tribology at Southampton (nCATS) in collaboration the machine learning and sensors research groups in ECS.
  Simulation of large-amplitude gust interaction with rigid wings
  Research Group: Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics
  Dr A Da Ronch
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Andrea Da Ronch. Project description. This is a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-driven student to join a vibrant team with a well-proved expertise in nonlinear computational aeroelasticity and aerodynamics.
  Sparsification of reduced order models for fluid and fluid-structure problems
  Research Group: Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics
  Dr A Da Ronch
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Andrea Da Ronch. Project description. This is a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-driven student to join a vibrant team with a well-proved expertise in multi-disciplinary computational aero-sciences driven by the technologies needed for next-generation aerospace systems.
  Subsea RANGERS: Subsea ROV/AUV-based Nextgen Geotechnical suRveyS
  Research Group: Infrastructure Division
  Prof S Gourvenec
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Susan Gourvenec. Co-supervisor David White. Project background.
  Up-conversion detectors based on PPLN waveguides (Miniaturising components for imagining in low light)
  Research Group: Photonic Systems Circuits & Sensors
  Dr C Gawith
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Supervisor. Dr Corin Gawith. Co-supervisor Prof Peter Smith. Project description. Our team of 20 researchers specialises in the development and manufacture of novel optoelectronic components for applications in quantum technology, integrated optical sensors, and laser optics.
  Using Artificial Intelligence to study variations in gas turbine performance
  Research Group: Computational Engineering and Design
  Dr D Toal
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr. D.J.J. Toal. Co-supervisor Prof. A.J. Keane. Project description. Artificial Intelligence (AI) allows the rapid processing of images.
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