We have 51 Aerospace Engineering PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships in Southampton

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Aerospace Engineering PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships in Southampton

We have 51 Aerospace Engineering PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships in Southampton

Active mechanical metamaterials

This PhD studentship will involve a combination of computational and experimental work, providing the students with complete and holistic training and a diverse research experience. Read more

CDT-QTE: Quantum topology optimisation for aerospace design

Supervisory Team. Prof Ali Elham. Project description. This project is part of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Quantum Technology Engineering at the University of Southampton. Read more

Nonlinear Aerostructural Optimisation of Boundary Layer Ingesting Fan

Supervisory Team. Prof. Ali Elham, Dr. Jie Yuan. Project description. To meet the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement, aviation (~3% of human global CO2 emissions) must do its share. Read more

Climate-Optimised Aircraft Design

Supervisory Team: Edward Richardson; Ali Elham. Project description. The condensation trail (contrail) emissions of future low-CO2 aircraft will be assessed as part of a climate-optimised aircraft design methodology. Read more

Efficient Cryostasis for Transport of Liquid Hydrogen

Supervisory Team: Edward Richardson; Stephen Turnock. Project description. Liquid hydrogen (LH2) storage and transport enables flexible exploitation of potentially carbon-free energy. Read more

Improving technical efficiency in Rowing

Supervisory Team:  Dr Joseph Banks, Dr Dominic Taunton, Prof Stephen Turnock. Project description.  The sport of Rowing presents the engineer with a complex multi-physics challenge where marginal performance gains can make the difference between success and failure. Read more

Computational aerodynamics of high speed flow over rough surfaces

Supervisory Team.   Neil Sandham. Project description. You will join a group of PhD students and post-doctoral researchers using high performance computing to advance understanding of high speed aerodynamics. Read more

Transition to turbulence in hypersonic flow applications

Supervisory Team.   Neil Sandham. Project description. You will join a group of PhD students and post-doctoral researchers using high performance computing to advance understanding of high speed aerodynamics. Read more

High precision time-resolved thrust measurement and Two-dimensional plasma plume diagnostics

Supervisory Team: Min Kwan Kim (80%) / Alexander Wittig (20%). Project description. This exciting PhD project offers a unique opportunity to develop a high precision time-resolved thrust balance and optical diagnostics to characterise the spatial distribution of plasma plume generated by a plasma thruster. Read more

Utilize Martian resources for future exploration: Develop a game-changing plasma-based ISRU system

Supervisory Team.   Min Kwan Kim (80%) / Alexander Wittig (20%). Project description. This exciting PhD project offers a unique opportunity to develop a high-efficiency, all-in-one in-situ resource utilization (ISRU) system for future crewed Mars missions. Read more

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