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The Energy GPS: on energy future, fossils and beyond

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  • Full or part time
    Dr H Tan
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Self-Funded PhD Students Only
    Self-Funded PhD Students Only

Project Description

This project provides an engineering based multidisciplinary research on Sustained Energy Security. The aim is to investigate the energy future based on three main pillars, defined as the Energy GPS:

1) Geopolitics (accessible) – the oil & gas industry is stronger than any Geopolitics side effect
2) Price (affordable) – affordable and less volatile
3) Supply (available) – of both Fossil and Renewables / Alternatives.

The original idea was based on the discussions with Moty Kuperberg, the Plenary / Invited Speaker of the International Symposium on Energy.

The successful candidate should have (or expect to achieve) a minimum of a UK Honours degree at 2.1 or above (or equivalent) in Engineering.

Essential background: Energy; Engineering.

Knowledge of: Energy

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Formal applications can be completed online: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply. You should apply for Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, to ensure that your application is passed to the correct person for processing.

NOTE CLEARLY THE NAME OF THE SUPERVISOR AND EXACT PROJECT TITLE YOU WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ON THE APPLICATION FORM.

Informal inquiries can be made to Dr H Tan ([Email Address Removed]) with a copy of your curriculum vitae and cover letter. All general enquiries should be directed to the Postgraduate Research School ([Email Address Removed]).

Funding Notes

There is no funding attached to this project, it is for self-funded students only.

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FTE Category A staff submitted: 38.60

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