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Systems Engineering PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships for UK Students

We have 69 Systems Engineering PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships for UK Students

Distributed active reinforcement learning for multi-agent planning and control

With the rapid development of network-connected systems, coordination and cooperation among the subsystems/agents have become increasingly important and powerful in many control and robotics applications. Read more

PhD Studentship - Process Industries: Net Zero Low GWP working fluids for Thermosyphons

This PhD project will investigate the use of low GWP working fluids for Thermosyphons. Thermosyphons are a high efficiency cooling solution employed in various applications, ranging from green power generation to the cooling of high powered electronics. Read more

PhD Studentships - Process Industries: Net Zero – Sewage sludge treatment technology for sustainable resource recovery and contaminants abatement

In the UK, approximately 53 million tonnes of untreated sludge per annum is processed at 200+ sludge treatment centres. The common treatment of sludge is anaerobic digestion (AD) (73%), followed by lime stabilisation (22%). Read more

Quantum Systems Engineering (Ref: FP-MH-2024-3)

The UK has invested significant funding to transition quantum theories into quantum products to create a quantum-enabled economy within the next 10 years, to revolutionise healthcare, energy, transport, and many other sectors. Read more

Electro-mechanical Modelling and Control of Wave Energy Converters using MEGA-PTO

EU Consortium. MEGA-PTO is an EU flagship project, one of only two funded in the EU Wave Power Take-Off (PTO) Call, involving 12 partners, all world-leading in their own areas of expertise, including 3 wave device developers, Mocean Energy, CETO and PureMarine. Read more

Modular Power Electronics for MEGA-PTO

MEGA-PTO is an EU flagship project, one of only two funded in the EU Wave PTO Call, involving 12 partners, all world-leading in their own areas of expertise, including 3 wave device developers, Mocean Energy, CETO and PureMarine. Read more

Wave energy harvesting systems for Maritime Robotic Systems

Supervisory Team: N.C. Townsend and A.Murphy. PhD Supervisor: N.C. Townsend. Project description. In this PhD project you will explore novel wave energy harvesting approaches for autonomous ocean robotic systems, such as ASVs and AUVs. Read more

Power-Dense Power Electronic Conversion Technologies for Laser Energy Transfer Systems

The project is to contribute to a major Ministry of Defence (MOD) research programme intended to develop generation after next technologies for applications in defence and security, and this project will be co-funded by Raytheon UK. Read more

Design and development of a new tidal energy station in Poole Harbour to utilise potential energy available within this natural resource.

To create a new tidal energy station in Poole Harbour by utilising potential energy available within this natural resource. The project is designed to have a minimal impact on the surrounding environment, be scalable and readily deployable and, at a minimum, provide a sustainable capacity of up to 150kWh. Read more
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Aircraft Electric Propulsion Technologies for Zero Emission Aircraft PhD

A fully funded PhD studentship and great opportunity to work closely with a leading European Research Consortium at the forefront of Sustainable Aviation to research and develop novel electrified propulsion technologies for zero emission aircraft. Read more

Secure and Trustable Cyber-Physical Systems for Critical Infrastructures using Generative AI and Digital Twins

  Research Group: Intelligent Systems and Robotics
Introduction and Background. The rapid integration of emerging technologies such as generative artificial intelligence (GAI), digital twins, blockchain, and the internet of things (IoT) is revolutionizing complex systems in various industries. Read more

Wave devouring propulsion for marine decarbonisation PhD

This exciting fully funded PhD is sponsored by EPSRC, with an enhanced stipend of £20,000 per annum (with fees covered). This project will develop the new technology for wave-based thrust harvesting for various floating platforms for marine decarbonisation. . Read more

Coordinated Control and Operation of Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) in Converter Dominated Power Systems

The University of Strathclyde is pleased to be able to offer an exciting collaborative project with a multinational Fortune 500 company on the development and experimental evaluation of coordinated controls that contribute to robust and resilient operation of converter dominated power systems. Read more

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