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  Ultra-fast X-ray Imaging of Nanoscale Quantum Materials
  Research Group: Quantum, Light & Matter
  Dr M Newton
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr. Marcus Newton. Project description. A long standing dream of chemical physics is to directly observe atomic motions during the event of a quantum phase transition from one state to another.
  Machine learning for inverse design of materials for skyrmionics
  Research Group: Computational Engineering and Design
  Dr O Hovorka
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr Ondrej Hovorka. Co-supervisor Prof Hans Fangohr. Project description. Skyrmionics is emerging as one of the most significant areas in magnetism with prospects to shape the research over the next few decades.
  Antimicrobial Resistance: hijacking bacterial signal transduction pathways to increase antibiotic uptake
  Dr SS Lee
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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Supervisor. Dr Seung Lee. Co-supervisor Dr Nicholas D. Evans, Dr Tracey Newman. Project description. A fully-funded 3 year PhD studentship (Institute for Life Sciences studentship) in chemical biology and medicinal chemistry at the University of Southampton is available.
  AI Hardware Accelerators
  Research Group: Nanophotonics
  Prof T Prodromakis
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Themis Prodromakis. Co-supervisor Alex Serb. Project description. The Centre for Electronics Frontiers at the University of Southampton is a dynamic interdisciplinary Centre that delivers novel solutions for advanced sensory systems, energy technologies and unconventional computing architectures.
  Surface Acoustic Wave Sensors for Infrastructure Monitoring
  Research Group: Nanophotonics
  Prof T Prodromakis
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Themis Prodromakis. Project description. The Centre for Electronics Frontiers at the University of Southampton is a dynamic interdisciplinary Centre that delivers novel solutions for advanced sensory systems, energy technologies and unconventional computing architectures.
  Probabilistic Computing Hardware Architectures
  Research Group: Nanophotonics
  Prof T Prodromakis
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr Alex Serb. Project description. The Centre for Electronics Frontiers at the University of Southampton is a dynamic interdisciplinary Centre that delivers novel solutions for advanced sensory systems, energy technologies and unconventional computing architectures.
  Emerging Memory Device Modelling
  Research Group: Nanophotonics
  Prof T Prodromakis
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Themis Prodromakis. Co-supervisor Dr Alex Serb. Project description.
  Emerging Reconfigurable Electronics
  Prof T Prodromakis
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Themis Prodromakis. Co-supervisor Dr Alex Serb. Project description.
  Neuromorphic Sensing Processing
  Prof T Prodromakis
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Themis Prodromakis. Co-supervisor Alex Serb. Project description. The Centre for Electronics Frontiers at the University of Southampton is a dynamic interdisciplinary Centre that delivers novel solutions for advanced sensory systems, energy technologies and unconventional computing architectures.
  AI Hardware for Symbol-level Processing
  Prof T Prodromakis
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Themis Prodromakis. Co-supervisor Alex Serb. Project description. The Centre for Electronics Frontiers at the University of Southampton is a dynamic interdisciplinary Centre that delivers novel solutions for advanced sensory systems, energy technologies and unconventional computing architectures.
  AI Hardware Accelerators for Space Applications
  Research Group: Nanophotonics
  Prof T Prodromakis
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Themis Prodromakis. Co-supervisor Alex Serb. Project description. The Centre for Electronics Frontiers at the University of Southampton is a dynamic interdisciplinary Centre that delivers novel solutions for advanced sensory systems, energy technologies and unconventional computing architectures.
  Photoelectric Memories
  Research Group: Nanophotonics
  Prof T Prodromakis
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Themis Prodromakis. Co-supervisor Dr Dimitra Georgiadou. Project description.
  Wearable Biosensing Technologies
  Research Group: Nanophotonics
  Prof T Prodromakis
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Themis Prodromakis. Co-supervisor Dr Ioulia Tzouvadaki. Project description.
  Beyond CMOS Nanoelectronic Devices
  Research Group: Nanophotonics
  Prof T Prodromakis
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Themis Prodromakis. Co-supervisor Dr Mari Napari. Project description.
  Large Area Nanoelectronics
  Research Group: Nanophotonics
  Prof T Prodromakis
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Themis Prodromakis. Co-supervisor Dr Dimitra Georgiadou. Project description.
  Oxide Spintronics
  Research Group: Nanophotonics
  Prof T Prodromakis
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Themis Prodromakis. Co-supervisor Dr Mari Napari. Project description.
  Control of Biofouling in Water Pipes Using Guided Waves
  Dr T Waters
Applications accepted all year round

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Supervisor. Dr Timothy Waters. Project description. A major issue for the water industry in a number of countries, including the UK, is the attachment of large populations of mussels to the inside of pipe walls causing significant flow resistance.
  Biochemical and microbial interactions with advanced coatings and sealants in industrial biotechology applications
  Research Group: Water and Environmental Engineering
  Dr S Heaven
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Prof Sonia Heaven. Co-supervisor Dr Yue Zhang. Project description. Industrial and environmental biotechnology is a rapidly developing field that covers both well-established sectors such as anaerobic digestion and wastewater treatment, and innovative processes needed to underpin the circular bioeconomy.
  Machine learning enabled hybrid material design & synthesis for optoelectronic properties
  Dr I S Nandhakumar
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr Iris Nandhakumar. Co-supervisor Prof. Steve Beeby. Project description.
  Nanoscale Materials for Energy Harvesting
  Research Group: Quantum, Light & Matter
  Dr M Newton
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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Supervisor. Dr. Marcus Newton. Project description. The development of portable energy harvesting power sources as an alternative to batteries is an attractive prospect that will permit a new class of renewable energy devices that can operate indefinitely.
  Imaging Multifunctional Nanomaterials in Three-Dimensions with Coherent X-rays
  Research Group: Quantum, Light & Matter
  Dr M Newton
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr. Marcus Newton. Co-supervisor Prof. Steven Collins. Project description.
  Quantum simulations for the catalysts of the future
  Prof C K Skylaris
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Chris-Kriton Skylaris (90%). Co-supervisor Peter Wells (10%). Project description. Catalysis in a multibillion dollar industry, at the core of many modern environmentally friendly technologies such as fuel cells, car catalysts and production of commodity chemicals under environmentally benign conditions.
  Hollow Core Fibres for Mid-infrared Gas Sensing, Quantum Optics & Metrology
  Research Group: Photonic Systems Circuits & Sensors
  Dr N Wheeler
Applications accepted all year round

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Supervisor. Dr Natalie Wheeler. Co-supervisor Dr Lin Xu, Prof. David Richardson. Project description. This project focusses on exploiting novel hollow core fibres to make new mid-infrared devices.
  Glass Surface Interactions in Hollow Core Fibres
  Research Group: Photonic Systems Circuits & Sensors
  Dr N Wheeler
Applications accepted all year round

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Supervisor. Dr Natalie Wheeler. Co-supervisor Dr Yong Chen. Project description. We are looking for a new PhD student with a background in chemistry, materials science and/ or physics to join us to study the surface chemistry of thin glass membranes in hollow core fibres (HCFs).
  Responsive mooring systems for floating renewable energy facilities
  Research Group: Infrastructure Division
  Prof S Gourvenec
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Susan Gourvenec. Co-supervisor Adam Sobey and Gabe Weymouth. Project background. As renewable energy structures move into deeper water, the now established fixed foundation concepts must be replaced by anchoring systems.
  Cavity quantum electrodynamics in the non-perturbative regime
  Prof S De Liberatp
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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Supervisor. Prof. Simone De Liberato. Project description. We are offering a PhD position at the interface between theoretical quantum optics and condensed matter physics, suitable for a candidate aiming to translate fundamental physical concepts into futuristic technology.
  Up-conversion detectors based on PPLN waveguides (Miniaturising components for imagining in low light)
  Research Group: Photonic Systems Circuits & Sensors
  Dr C Gawith
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Supervisor. Dr Corin Gawith. Co-supervisor Prof Peter Smith. Project description. Our 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.
  Full-field elasto-plasticity in dissimilar welded joins
  Research Group: Engineering Materials
  Prof F Pierron
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Prof. Fabrice Pierron. Co-supervisor Dr Allan Harte. Project description. Welding is a popular joining method for metals, with applications in many areas of engineering.
  Printed optics by ultrafast laser nanostructuring of transparent materials
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Prof P Kazansky
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Peter Kazansky. Project description. High-power ultrafast lasers enable the new technique of direct optical writing for patterning waveguides, micro- and nano-structures in three dimensions, to provide entirely new functionalities in optoelectronics.
  Engineering material properties by ultrafast laser writing for photonics and information technology
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Prof P Kazansky
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Peter Kazansky. Project description. High-power ultrafast lasers enable the new technique of direct optical writing for patterning waveguides, micro- and nano-structures in three dimensions, to provide entirely new functionalities in optoelectronics.
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