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Electrochemistry PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

We have 43 Electrochemistry PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

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  Electrocatalysis for Energy Conversion and Storage
  Prof A Cuesta Ciscar
Applications accepted all year round

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Electrochemistry allows to convert chemical energy directly into electrical energy, and vice versa, with high efficiency and, therefore, electrochemical systems are excellent candidates to store energy from renewables and convert it back into work when needed.
  Durability analysis in hydrogen fuel cell vehicles
  Dr M Aleyaasin, Dr A ALIAKBAR JAMSHIDI FAR
Applications accepted all year round

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In this project , the heavy duty hybrid electric vehicles is considered for the investigation. The propulsion in these trucks is based on parallel operation of a bank of lithium batteries and series of hydrogen fuel cells.
  New responsive electrolytes for energy conversion
  Dr A Martinez-Felipe, Dr M N Campbell-Bannerman
Applications accepted all year round

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Fuel cells have high efficiency, generate low levels of emissions, and can consume renewable sources, in combination with energy vectors, making them excellent candidates as for alternative power production technologies.
  Li-ion cells instrumentation: using optical fibre NanoPlasmonic sensing for in-situ chemical battery diagnostics
  Dr T Amietszajew
Application Deadline: 11 November 2019

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Li-ion cells have revolutionised 21st century society by enabling mobile communications, portable electronics and implanted medical devices.
  PhD in nanomaterials for artificial photosynthesis
  Dr S Eslava
Applications accepted all year round

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Funding is available for a PhD studentship to start as soon as possible. The project will be based in the group of Dr Salvador Eslava in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London and will be linked to a recently awarded EPSRC Fellowship project to Dr Eslava.
  Understanding how (bio)molecular machines work
  Dr M Roessler
Applications accepted all year round

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Oxidation-reduction reactions underpin innumerable chemical reactions - and much of the chemistry of life. Our group investigates how oxidation-state changes govern respiration and photosynthesis and how nature has fine-tuned the redox properties of its many intricate molecular machines.
  PhD Studentship in Electrochemical Surface Science of Inorganic Clusters on a 2-Dimensional Material
  Dr S Mertens
Application Deadline: 30 November 2019

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A fully funded 3.5-year PhD studentship in the area of electrochemical surface science of inorganic clusters on a 2D material is available in the group of Dr Stijn (Stan) Mertens at the Department of Chemistry, Lancaster University, commencing in October 2019.
  Hybrid Catalytic Systems for Sustainable Chemical Processing
  Dr x Wang
Application Deadline: 25 September 2019

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Catalysis plays a critical role in modern society, where 90% of all chemical processes involve heterogeneous catalysts. Nevertheless, heterogeneous and biological catalysis is still considered as one of the top 24 challenges in chemistry when asking “what’s next” in 2015 [1].
  Improving Surface Finish of Metallic Powder Bed Additive Manufactured Components by Multi-Step Electrochemical Polishing
  Dr Y Tian, Dr A Rennie
Applications accepted all year round

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Project Description. Metallic powder bed additive manufacturing (AM) technique has been widely employed to produce near net-shape components in recent years.
  The Electrochemical Treatment of Nuclear Wastes
  Dr R Dawson, Dr F Andrieux
Applications accepted all year round

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“Exploring new, effective, efficient and low cost electrochemical based methods, to treat problem waste streams contaminated with plutonium and actinides, from concept through to laboratory scale process demonstration.”.
  Twisted Aromatic Molecules for Energy Applications
  Dr I Wright
Application Deadline: 1 February 2020

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This interdisciplinary project will involve the synthesis of twisted polyaromatic hydrocarbons with functionality suitable for organic solar cells and energy storage applications.
  Development of inspection techniques for non-sharp defects (NSIRC 172a)
  Dr C Nageswaran
Applications accepted all year round

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Background/Description. The science of fracture mechanics, and hence the engineering assessments based on fracture mechanics, assume a sharp crack is present.
  PhD Studentship in Inorganic Chemistry – Unconventional Alkali Metal Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry
  Dr K Izod
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. January 2020 for 3 years. Overview. We are looking for an enthusiastic PhD student to bring alkali metals (Li, Na, K, Rb, Cs) chemistry into new vistas for the first time over 100 years, and develop applications in energy storage and catalysis.
  Redox Flow Battery Materials for Energy Storage
  Dr P Nockemann
Applications accepted all year round

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INTRODUCTION. Applications from students (only UK/EU nationals due to funding restrictions) are invited for a research studentship at the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Queen’s University of Belfast.
  High-performance smart ceramic coatings on light alloys
  Dr B Mingo
Applications accepted all year round

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The vision set out by the UK government is that by the year 2050 almost every car and van should be Ultra-low emission vehicle (ULEV).
  Multidisciplinary PhD Programme (3.5 years) Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies

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Multidisciplinary PhD Programme (3.5 years). Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies. The Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies at the University of Bath is now accepting applications for the October 2019 intake.
  Detect, Treat and Tell: Skin patches to sense infection and indicate recovery
  Dr H Leese, Dr P Estrela
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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Populations in low resource settings need easy access to continuous healthcare and medical treatment and there are many contributing factors as to why there is an imbalance when it comes to demand and accessibility.
  PhD in nanomaterials for artificial photosynthesis
  Dr S Eslava
Applications accepted all year round

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The development of artificial leaves is crucial to exploit the solar energy and meet the increasing population energy demand, which is rising 10% per year.
  Electrochemical biosensor devices for point of care use
  Dr P Estrela
Applications accepted all year round

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Students with secured funding are invited to apply for a PhD in the area of biosensors at the University of Bath. The Biosensor Research Laboratory (http://go.bath.ac.uk/biosensors) conducts research in electronic biosensor devices.
  Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (AAPS)

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 The Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (AAPS) at the University of Bath is offering at least seven fully funded four-year studentships to start in September 2019.
  Development a portable fuel cell device as an APU system for heavy duty vehicles or power supply for portable applications
  Dr A El-Kharouf, Prof R Steinberger-Wilckens
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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A funded project with an industrial sponsor. This project focuses on the development of a low weight, low volume portable fuel cell device that can be used either as an APU system for heavy duty vehicles or power supply for portable applications.
  The development of a fuel cell stack (power generator) for APU applications
  Dr A El-Kharouf, Prof R Steinberger-Wilckens
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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This project focuses on the development of a low weight, low volume portable fuel cell device that can be used either as an APU system for small military vehicles or as a power supply for soldiers’ operation.
  Investigating Potential Applications of Functional DNA-based Materials and Sensors
  Prof J Tucker
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD project falls into the areas of supramolecular chemistry, chemical biology and DNA nanotechnology and involves the preparation and study of DNA-based materials and sensors.
  Computational Structure Prediction of Energy Materials
  Dr A Morris
Applications accepted all year round

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A 3-year UK/EU PhD student-ship is available in the group of Dr Andrew J. Morris who has recently relocated to the School of Metallurgy and Materials at the University of Birmingham.
  Li-ion Batteries; Recovery and Reconditioning
  Prof E Kendrick
Applications accepted all year round

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A fully funded 4-year Faraday Institution studentship (PhD) is available in the School of Metallurgy and Materials, at the University of Birmingham under the supervision of Prof Emma Kendrick.
  Nanomaterials as White Light Emitters for Low Cost Lighting
  Research Group: Chemistry and Biosciences
  Dr S Hickey, Dr W Martin
Applications accepted all year round

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White-light emission (WLE) from semiconductor nanostructures is presently a research area of intense interest especially where the primary objective is to replace conventional light sources by environmentally friendly materials in order to minimize energy costs and therefore the global energy consumption for lighting.
  Oxidic Nanomaterials for High Density Storage in Li-ion Batteries
  Research Group: Chemistry and Biosciences
  Dr S Hickey, Dr W Martin
Applications accepted all year round

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The oxides of a number of materials are very appealing candidates as substitutes for conventional anodes in lithium-ion batteries because of their high theoretical capacity, high electric conductivity low potential of lithium ion intercalation, as well as superior electron mobilities, with one such material, SnO2 being particularly appealing.
  Enzyme mechanism through advanced techniques
  Dr P C E Moody
Applications accepted all year round

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This studentship is for up to 4 years and supported by a Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship. “Traditional” protein X-ray crystallography has contributed enormously to our understanding of enzyme mechanisms.
  AI Techniques for Advanced Materials Design
  Prof A I Cooper
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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Description. AI is a rapidly emerging technology with a wide and deep impact. Recently, there have been significant steps forwards in the use of AI techniques such as Deep Learning for the acceleration and enrichment of the materials discovery process.
  High Resolution STEM Observations of Next Generation Battery Materials and Processes
  Prof N Browning
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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The drive to harness alternative energy sources that avoid environmentally damaging hydrocarbon fuels has led to a global research effort into the development of new energy storage technologies.
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