The University of Auckland is developing micro-thruster systems for small and nano satellites. We are looking for a PhD candidate to work on creating new and developing existing thruster systems that are suitable for use within constrained satellite mass, volume and power budgets.
The Faculties of Science and Engineering are jointly developing a space systems programme at The University of Auckland. This cross-disciplinary effort has brought together engineers and scientists interested in growing New Zealand’s expertise in space mission design, satellite construction and space science.
The Department of Physics at the University of Otago has vacancies for 2-3 PhD students in nanophotonics. The students will join in the Subwavelength Optics Group to work on one of the following research projects.