Jetting of nanoparticle inks is a key additive manufacturing technology enabling direct writing of multi-material multi-functional components. The ability of lasers to enhance the ink curing process in real time will be studied along with the use of lasers to tailor surface properties and control deposition.
All applicants must have or expect to have a 1st class MChem, MPhys, MSci, MEng or equivalent degree by Autumn 2019. Selection will be based on academic excellence and research potential, and all short-listed applicants will be interviewed (in person or by Skype). DTP’s are only open to UK/EU applicants. DTP Studentships are only available for students who meet residency requirements set out by EPSRC.
The annual stipend will be approx. £14,777 and full fees will be paid, for 3.5 years.