Prospective applicants must have a minimum undergraduate Honours degree (UK 2:1 or better) or MSc (Merit or Distinction) in Control Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or other related disciplines from a reputable institution. Candidates with a background in one or more of the following topics are particularly encouraged to apply: nonlinear systems theory, control and optimisation, power system analysis, knowledge of DSP programming.
EU applicants must submit IELTS results (with overall score 6.5 or higher, with a minimum of 6 in each component) or TOEFL score of 88+ within their application. More details on entry requirements
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To apply, please submit a PhD application using the University’s online application system via the:
Postgraduate online application form link at the following:
Within the application, please state Dr George Konstantopoulos and Dr Paul Trodden as your preferred supervisors and state the project title as ‘Nonlinear control and optimisation in micro-grids’.
Should you have any queries about the position, please contact either Dr George Konstantopoulos on [email protected] or Dr Paul Trodden on [email protected]
Shortlisted Candidates will be required to attend an interview. The interview will consist of i) a short test of knowledge in systems and control theory, ii) discussion with the supervisory team. Interviews will take place in the week commencing on 8th July 2019.
This studentship is fully funded for 3.5 years for UK/EU nationals only, covering full tuition fees and offering a tax-free stipend at the EPSRC rate (£15,009 for 2019/20).
FTE Category A staff submitted: 21.80
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