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Civil & Structural Engineering PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Southampton

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  A microstructural mechanobiological model of hair growth
  Research Group: nCATS
  Dr G. Limbert
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. G Limbert and A Page. Project description. Personal care products fuel a multi-billion pounds industry which relies more and more on advanced multiphysics computational simulations to accelerate development and assist in the design decision-making process.
  3D image based modelling of collagenous soft tissues
  Research Group: nCATS
  Dr G. Limbert
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. G Limbert and P Schneider. Project description. Due to their fibrous nature soft collagenous tissues (e.g. skin, ligaments) possess strongly directional mechanical properties which play a key role in ensuring their diverse physiological functions.
  Wave Augmented PropulsionSupervisor
  Research Group: Fluid-Structure Interactions
  Dr N Townsend
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Nicholas Townsend (Maritime Engineering). Project description. Wave propelled boats utilise submerged flapping foils to convert wave energy directly into propulsion.
  Reducing shipping emissions through accurate assessment of energy efficient technologies using statistical analysis of operational data
  Research Group: Fluid-Structure Interactions
  Prof D Hudson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Prof. Dominic Hudson, Dr. Adam Sobey, Prof. Sujit Sahu, (Mathematical Sciences). Project description. Global shipping is responsible for 3.1% of CO2 emissions (IMO, 3rd Greenhouse Gas report, 2014), yet is outside of UNFCCC commitments to reduce emissions.
  Design, build and test of a fully-composite tank for cryogenic fluids
  Research Group: Fluid-Structure Interactions
  Prof D Hudson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dominic Hudson. Project description. Many of the future low-Carbon fuels being considered for shipping involve liquids stored at cryogenic temperature, such as Ammonia or Hydrogen.
  Machine Learning for Stress and Fatigue Detection in Ship Crews
  Research Group: Fluid-Structure Interactions
  Prof D Hudson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dominic Hudson, Dominic Taunton, Sarvapali Ramchurn. Project description. It is often reported that 80% of maritime accidents are due to human error, with a large proportion of these attributed to a failure to follow procedures.
  Standardized Numerical Models and Damage Fragilities for Semi-Rigid Steel Connections
  Research Group: Infrastructure Division
  Dr A Elkady
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Project description. Driven by recent advances in numerical modelling and computational capabilities, the performance-based design (PBD) approach has become increasingly popular among engineers to design and retrofit new and existing buildings.
  Development of a coupled cargo-ship model for bulk carriers
  Research Group: Fluid-Structure Interactions
  Dr D Taunton
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dominic Taunton. Co-supervisor Ivan Haigh, Susan Gourvenec. Project description. Solid bulk cargoes are granular materials including products like metal ores, that are carried within the hold of a bulk carrier (ship) without other containment.
  Understanding bedforms and their effect on the flow
  Research Group: Water and Environmental Engineering
  Dr S Maldonado-Villanueva
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Sergio Maldonado (WEEG). Project description. Sand ripples and dunes are ubiquitous features found in the beds of rivers and coastal waters.
  Transport and fate of microplastics from rivers to the ocean
  Research Group: Water and Environmental Engineering
  Dr G A M de Almeida
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Gustavo de Almeida & Sergio Maldonado (WEEG). Project description. Since the 1950’s the world has witnessed the dramatic increase in production and widespread consumption of plastics.
  Resource recovery from municipal wastewater with forward osmosis membrane based process
  Dr Y Liu
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Yongqiang Liu (WEEG). Project description. In modern society, municipal wastewater needs to be purified to remove organic carbon pollutants and nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus before discharge into natural water bodies to protect environment and human health.
  Exploring highly aerated flows in civil engineering hydraulics
  Research Group: Water and Environmental Engineering
  Dr G Muller
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Gerald Muller & Sergio Maldonado (WEEG). Project description. Hydropower is a major contributor to the world wide resource of renewable energy.
  Shared in situ and remote intelligence for machines in extreme environments
  Research Group: Fluid-Structure Interactions
  Dr B Thornton
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Blair Thornton (Maritime Engineering) & Jon Hare (ECS). Project description. What? Investigate how to make machines smarter and more flexible when surveying extreme environments such as the ocean.
  Biologically inspired underwater soft robotics
  Research Group: Fluid-Structure Interactions
  Dr G Weymouth
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Gabriel Weymouth & Blair Thornton (Maritime Engineering). Project description. Animals glide effortlessly through amazing underwater acrobatics, while our best underwater vehicles fight against the water during the simplest accelerations and manoeuvres.
  Improving Ship Safety through closing the design loop
  Research Group: Fluid-Structure Interactions
  Prof D Hudson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dominic Hudson, Dominic Taunton (Maritime Engineering). Project description. Despite increased training of ship’s crew there are still a significant number of accidents and incidents.
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