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Studentship for UK/EU nationals: Artificial Intelligence tools for developing sustainable chemistry solutions

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Friday, December 20, 2019
  • Competition Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)
    Competition Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)

Project Description

A four-year PhD studentship is available to work on the AI tools for developing sustainable chemistry solutions. The project is funded by International Collaborative Centre for Sustainable Chemistry (ISC3: The project is envisaged as a collaboration with Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (, Dr Polina Yaseneva), which will provide the industry focus on the application of the developed tools in evaluation of sustainable bio-resource use for manufacture of chemicals. The project student will be associated with SynTech CDT ( and will have access to all CDT training courses and events.

Successful applicants would have their first degree in (Bio)Chemical Engineering or Chemistry, with a strong background and interest in mathematics. Prior experience in coding is not necessary, but is an advantage. Standard admissions criteria apply; please see:

The studentship is expected to start in October 2020. To apply for this studentship, please submit a formal application for admission to study Chemical Engineering via the University’s Graduate Admissions Office (, noting Prof Lapkin as the prospective supervisor and quoting reference NQ21539 in the research proposal.

Funding Notes

Full scholarship (fees+stipend) is only available to EU/UK eligible candidates.

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