Virtual Reality for 4D Printing
The next generation of Additive Manufacturing technologies will utilise the combination of different digital media with Computer-Aided Design to represent multi-functional structures. The aim of this PhD is to develop a Virtual Reality interface, with a view of producing a working demonstrator. You will gain an understanding of 4D Printing to build your expertise of the 4D Printing and develop the necessary code in a Unity SDK platform (or equivalent).
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 recognized equivalent from an overseas university in a related discipline, such as computer programming or digital media 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: View Website. 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%.)
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