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Structural Engineering PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 125 Structural Engineering PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Are you passionate about designing and constructing buildings and bridges that can withstand the test of time? If so, a PhD in Structural Engineering might be the perfect path for you.

What's it like to study a PhD in Structural Engineering?

Studying a PhD in Structural Engineering is an exciting and challenging journey. As a doctoral student, you will have the opportunity to delve deep into the field of structural engineering and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in this area.

During your PhD, you will work closely with experienced faculty members and researchers who will guide and support you throughout your research journey. You will have access to state-of-the-art laboratories and cutting-edge technology to conduct experiments and simulations. You will also have the chance to collaborate with industry professionals and participate in real-world projects, gaining valuable practical experience.

In addition to your research work, you will attend seminars, workshops, and conferences to enhance your knowledge and network with experts in the field. You will also have the opportunity to publish your research findings in reputable journals, further establishing yourself as an expert in structural engineering.

Entry requirements for a PhD in Structural Engineering

To pursue a PhD in Structural Engineering, you will typically need a strong academic background in engineering, preferably with a focus on civil or structural engineering. Most universities require a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree or a Master's degree in a relevant field. Additionally, you will need to submit a research proposal outlining your intended area of study and research objectives.

PhD in Structural Engineering funding options

Funding for PhDs in Structural Engineering may be available from various sources, including governments, universities and charities, business or industry. See our full guides to PhD funding for more information.

PhD in Structural Engineering careers

A PhD in Structural Engineering opens up a wide range of career opportunities. Graduates can pursue careers in academia as professors or researchers, contributing to the education and training of future engineers. They can also work in the industry as structural engineers, designing and analyzing complex structures. Other career paths include consulting, project management, and working for government agencies involved in infrastructure development and regulation.

With a PhD in Structural Engineering, you will have the expertise and knowledge to tackle complex engineering challenges and make a significant impact in the field. Whether you choose to pursue an academic career or work in industry, your advanced qualifications will set you apart and open doors to exciting and rewarding opportunities.

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Impact-resistant meta-structures under stochastic multiple impact

Supervisory Team: Dr Susmita Naskar (60%), Dr Tanmoy Mukhopadhyay (40%). Project description. Active mechanical metamaterials can be designed to enhance the performance of body armors and vehicle Armor. Read more

Understanding Material Dissolution in Aqueous Environments for Fusion Applications

We are pleased to present an exciting PhD opportunity in collaboration with the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), offering a unique chance for candidates to join the fusion cause. Read more

PhD Studentship in: Service Reservoir Integrity

The University of Sheffield, Sheffield Water Centre in collaboration with Dwr Cymru Welsh Water, Northumbrian Water, Yorkshire Water, Thames Water and Severn Trent Water and the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Water Infrastructure and Resilience. Read more

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

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