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  Power Transfer Methods for Inductively Coupled 3-D ICs
  Dr V Pavlidis
Applications accepted all year round

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The advent of Internet of Things (IoT) has created novel opportunities for integrated systems.
  Combined effects of electromechanical and thermal stresses on power cables for offshore renewable energy
  Dr T Andritsch
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Supervisor. Thomas Andritsch. Co-supervisor. James Pilgrim. Project description. In 2018 the UK power industry has managed to generate more than 30% of electrical power from renewables, the majority of this coming from wind turbines.
  Renewable Integration in Power Systems: Challenges in Estimation and Control
  Research Group: Electrical Power Engineering
  Dr AK Singh
Application Deadline: 23 August 2019

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A fully-funded 3-year PhD studentship on Renewable Integration in Power Systems at the University of Southampton, a top university for Electrical Power Engineering in the UK and worldwide.
  Power Management Methodologies for IoT Edge Devices
  Dr V Pavlidis
Applications accepted all year round

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Internet of Things (IoT) applications interact with the physical world through a multitude of sensors and actuators. These sensors and actuators require appropriate power supply which is different from the power supply used in microcontrollers (MCU) and processor architectures.
  Development of Novel Functional Intermediate Layers for Power Electronics Integration - Ref: CL2UF2018
  Prof C Liu
Application Deadline: 3 May 2020

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Power electronics are widely used in electric and hybrid vehicles (EHV), aerospace crafts, renewable power components and traction control systems.
  PhD Studentship in Integrated thin-film power generation technology for supporting full-life monitoring of IoT products
  Dr W Yang
Application Deadline: 28 June 2019

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Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. September 2019 for 4 years. Overview.
  Energy Management of Hybrid AC/DC Microgrids
  Research Group: Communication and Networks
  Dr G Mokryani
Applications accepted all year round

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Microgrids are small, self-controlled systems embedding distributed energy resources and loads, which can be operated in either grid-connected or islanded mode.
  Small Power for Big Things: Micro-Thermoelectric Generator powering Internet of Things
  Dr R Huang
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Supervisor. Dr Ruomeng Huang. Co-supervisor. Prof. Kees de Groot. Project description. A prestigious three-year fully funded PhD studentship is available in the Sustainable Electronic Technologies Research Group (SET) in the School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS).
  Durability analysis in hydrogen fuel cell vehicles
  Dr M Aleyaasin, Dr A ALIAKBAR JAMSHIDI FAR
Applications accepted all year round

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In this project , the heavy duty hybrid electric vehicles is considered for the investigation. The propulsion in these trucks is based on parallel operation of a bank of lithium batteries and series of hydrogen fuel cells.
  Gallium Nitride Semiconductor Electronic Devices
  Dr K B Lee
Application Deadline: 1 August 2019

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A 3.5-year fully funded PhD position is available in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Sheffield.
  Infrared Thermophotovoltaic (TPV) cell for power generation and energy harvesting
  Research Group: Condensed Matter and Photonics
  Dr M Kesaria, Prof G Min, Prof D Huffaker
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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Limited energy resources and pressures of global warming require industry to reduce its net-energy or “carbon footprint”. Given that >60% of energy in manufacturing is wasted as heat has triggered interest in thermal-energy scavenging for temperatures.
  Solid State Transformers for Distributed Micro Generation
  Dr A Horsfall
Application Deadline: 12 July 2019

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Reliable, flexible grid connection of renewable energy sources is a key enabling technology. The development of small, inexpensive, highly efficient power converters will enable new topologies in smartgrids that will offer higher levels of resilience at a distribution grid level.
  Fibre laser based mid infrared source development
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Prof D Richardson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Supervisor. Professor David Richardson FRS, FREng. Co-supervisor. Dr Lin Xu. Project Description. This projects aims to develop a ground-breaking new technology platform for the mid-infrared (mid-IR) and demonstrate the enabling capabilities it provides in several important application areas, with a lice sciences focus.
  Studentship Opportunity in Nanomaterials based energy storage for self-powered IoT devices
  Dr M Shkunov
Application Deadline: 20 July 2019

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Energy generation and storage are key for future electronic devices that can entirely self-power from ambient light, vibrations, radio-waves and temperature differences.
  Designing the next generation of efficient plastic solar cells
  Dr C Groves
Application Deadline: 12 July 2019

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Plastic solar cells (PSCs) have the promise of transforming the ways in which we collect solar energy. PSCs can be made flexible, are light (and so are easy to transport), and benefit from cheap methods of manufacture.
  Up-conversion detectors based on PPLN waveguides (Miniaturising components for imaging in low light)
  Prof P Smith
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Co-supervisors. Dr Corin Gawith and Dr Sam Berry. Our friendly team of 20 researchers specialises in the development and manufacture of novel optoelectronic components for applications in quantum technology, integrated optical sensors, and laser optics.
  Selective epitaxial growth of Silicon Carbide thin film materials
  Dr M Myronov
Applications accepted all year round

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Silicon carbide (SiC) is a wide band gap compound semiconductor material attractive for future applications in high power and high frequency electronic devices, UV photonic devices and sensors including those for bio-medical, industrial, IoT and automotive sectors.
  Novel nanocavities in wide bandgap semiconductors for quantum optical devices
  Research Group: Condensed Matter and Photonics
  Dr D Beggs, Dr A Bennett
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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Nanoscale cavities change the optical density of states for localised emitters in semiconductors, changing their optical properties.
  Doctor of Engineering (EngD) - Ultrashort-Pulse Optical Frequency Combs for Quantum Technologies and Sensing (University of Strathclyde)
  Prof A Kemp, Prof D Reid
Applications accepted all year round

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Optical frequency combs are key to many Quantum Technologies. providing the ‘clockwork’ that stably links supremely accurate optical clocks to radio-frequency information that can be more readily exploited; and generating the ultra-stable microwave frequencies that will be required for next-generation Doppler LIDAR.
  EPSRC-SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Metallic Systems – Call for Applications for 4-year Funded PhD and EngD Studentships

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We are looking for one hundred STEM graduates excited to improve the world via impactful research in new and novel metallic materials for power generation, transport, sustainability and recyclables, in a rapidly evolving digital manufacturing era using advanced computing techniques.
  Pre-doctoral Research Position in Radar Engineering: RF-system design and/or signal-processing
  Prof Andreas Stelzer
Applications accepted all year round

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The RF-Systems group of the Institute for Communications Engineering and RF-Systems (http://www.jku.at/nthfs) at the Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU) offers positions for pre-doctoral researchers that are to be filled as soon as possible.
  Novel nanoscale thermoelectric and thermal phenomena in two-dimensional materials.
  Dr O Kolosov
Applications accepted all year round

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UK and EU applicants – 3.5 years, full fees and a maintenance stipend. Background. Thermoelectricity (TE) is a unique phenomena allowing to directly convert heat to electric power, and to cool the devices from microelectronic chips to portable fridges.
  PhD Studentship in Nano-electronics: Resistive-switching memory devices (ReRAM/FeRAM/memristor) and its application in neuromorphic and in-memory computing systems
  Prof W Zhang
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a PhD position in the Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU).
  Anti-reflecting and Anti-soiling coatings for solar panel cover glass
  Prof M Walls, Dr P Isherwood
Applications accepted all year round

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The provision of clean, sustainable energy is one of the greatest challenges facing modern society and solar photovoltaics (PV) provide the best opportunity for rapidly expanding renewable energy.
  Chalcogenide-based memory and logic for flexible electronics applications
  Prof C D Wright, Prof M.F. Craciun
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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Joint supervisors. Prof C D Wright, Prof M F Craciun. External partners. PragmatIC Ltd (Dr C Ramsdale); University of Southampton (Prof D Hewak).
  EPSRC-SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Metallic Systems – Call for Applications for 4-year Funded PhD and EngD Studentships

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We are looking for one hundred STEM graduates excited to improve the world via impactful research in new and novel metallic materials for power generation, transport, sustainability and recyclables, in a rapidly evolving digital manufacturing era using advanced computing techniques.
  Mathematical modelling of (perovskite) solar cells
  Dr J Foster, Dr M Cerasuolo, Prof A Osbaldestin
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2019. The PhD will be based in the School of Mathematics and Physics and will be supervised by Dr Jamie Foster, Dr Marianna Cerasuolo and Professor Andrew Osbaldestin.
  NEW THERMOELECTRIC MATERIALS FOR WASTE HEAT ENERGY RECOVERY
  Dr P Vaqueiro
Applications accepted all year round

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"We have a vacancy for a PhD student to work on the synthesis and characterisation of functional inorganic materials. The project concerns the discovery of new thermoelectric materials, which can be used in devices for the direct conversion of heat into electrical power.
  Next generation additive manufacturing using laser diode arrays
  Dr K Groom
Applications accepted all year round

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A funded PhD Studentship (UK/EU only) is available for research into next-generation additive manufacturing processes based on a new method for selective laser melting.
  EPSRC-SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Metallic Systems – Call for Applications for 4-year Funded PhD and EngD Studentships

Funding Type

PhD Type

We are looking for one hundred STEM graduates excited to improve the world via impactful research in new and novel metallic materials for power generation, transport, sustainability and recyclables, in a rapidly evolving digital manufacturing era using advanced computing techniques.
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