About the Project
The aim of this PhD is to develop mathematical algorithms and key principles for the Design of 4D Printing (Df4DP), with a view of evaluating and applying these fundamental concepts. We are looking for candidates who are sponsored or have their own funding, and highly motivated candidates to embark on this leading-edge doctoral programme. You will gain an understanding of 4D Printing in order to build your expertise of the mathematical concepts that shape the transformational effect. We are also happy to consider other research project proposals which could be negotiated between the applicant and the supervisor.
Applicants should have a first or second class UK honours degree or a recognised equivalent from an overseas university in a related discipline, such as mathematics or computer science will be beneficial. A Masters level qualification is desirable. Applicants who are non-native speakers must possess an English language qualification acceptable by the university. The ideal candidate should be detail oriented with good analytical skills. We welcome candidates who are sponsored or who have their own funding.
Brunel offers a number of funding options to research students that help cover the cost of their tuition fees, contribute to living expenses or both. See more information here: https://www.brunel.ac.uk/research/Research-degrees/Research-degree-funding. Recently the UK Government made available the Doctoral Student Loans of up to £25,000 for UK and EU students and there is some funding available through the Research Councils. Many of our international students benefit from funding provided by their governments or employers. Brunel alumni enjoy tuition fee discounts of 15%.)