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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.
  Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Production of Chemicals and Materials

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The University of Aberdeen has been awarded over £1million in funding to establish a centre that will train a new generation of researchers to develop technologies that convert organic waste into sustainable materials.
  Functional nickel coatings obtained by electrodeposition and electroless deposition.
  Prof A Cobley
Application Deadline: 30 March 2020

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Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship. Nickel coatings have applications in high value sectors such as electronics, automotive, aerospace etc.
  Understanding ion mobility mechanisms in solid electrolytes (Ref: ReNU/Johnston)
  Dr K Johnston, Dr J Dawson
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Renewable Energy Northeast Universities (ReNU) is a collaborative doctoral training programme run by the Universities of Northumbria, Newcastle and Durham.
  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 in October 2020. The project will be based in the group of Dr Salvador Eslava in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London.
  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.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Next Generation Synthesis & Reaction Technology (rEaCt) - 13 Studentship Projects Available

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Applications are invited for 13 4-year MRes/Ph.D. EPSRC CDT rEaCt studentship projects – Cohort 2 (Intake October 2020).
  High-quality electrons and high-brightness x-rays from wakefield acceleration
  Dr E Boella
Applications accepted all year round

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Laser wakefield accelerators (LWFA) are able to sustain accelerating gradients orders of magnitude larger than radio-frequency accelerators.
  Energy Storage Materials
  Dr N Tapia-Ruiz, Dr J Griffin
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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A fully-funded 4-year PhD studentships in the area of energy storage materials is available under the joint supervision of Dr Nuria Tapia-Ruiz and Dr John Griffin in the Department of Chemistry, Lancaster University, commencing in October 2020.
  Carbon foams and hydrogen from zero emission fossil fuels
  Dr N Bimbo, Dr R Dawson
Applications accepted all year round

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A four-year fully funded PhD studentship for UK/EU citizens is available at the Leverhulme Doctoral Training Centre for Materials Social Futures to start in October 2020.
  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.
  Fabrication and characterisation of memristors for object detection applications
  Dr P Borisov, Prof U Wijayantha, Dr MD Cropper
Application Deadline: 14 February 2020

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Application details. Reference number. PB/PH/2020. Start date of studentship. 1 October 2020. Closing date of advert. 14 February 2020.
  Activating Carbon Dioxide Utilising Atmospheric Pressure Gas Plasma
  Dr B Buckley, Dr F Iza
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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This project will be part of the Doctoral Training Centre on Plasma interactions with Liquids. The Buckley group has embarked on a programme of research directed at carbon dioxide utilisation (CDU) and has reported initial efforts in the area.
  Activation of Carbon Dioxide to the synthesis of Biologically Relevant Molecules
  Dr B Buckley
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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This project will look at the selective modification of compounds to deliver new/non-natural amino acids/peptides. The approach will use a new carboxylation process developed in our group.
  3D Print and Additive Manufacturing of Wax and Plastic Injection Moulds.
  Dr E Sabet
Applications accepted all year round

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This project offers a chance to work on a truly disruptive and innovative research project in the high-tech and high-value manufacturing, with very high potential impact in aerospace and energy sectors.
  Simulation Modelling of Distortion and Shrinkage in Stereolithography 3D Printing.
  Dr E Sabet
Applications accepted all year round

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This project offers a chance to work on a truly disruptive and innovative research project in the high-tech and high-value manufacturing, with very high potential impact in aerospace and energy sectors.
  Bacteria Recognition-Extraction from Wastewater (BREW) for next generation Microbial Fuel Cell Technology (Ref: Renu20-06)
  Dr M Peeters
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Renewable Energy Northeast Universities (ReNU) is a collaborative doctoral training programme run by the Universities of Northumbria, Newcastle and Durham.
  e-Biofuels from CO2 conversion (Ref: Renu20-16)
  Dr E Yu
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Renewable Energy Northeast Universities (ReNU) is a collaborative doctoral training programme run by the Universities of Northumbria, Newcastle and Durham.
  PhD Studentship in All-printed electrolyte transistors
  Dr T Hallam
Application Deadline: 7 February 2020

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Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. September 2020 for 3.5 years. Application closing date. 7th February 2020. Overview.
  Engineered proteins sensitive to electric field and their applications
  Dr M Soloviev
Application Deadline: 10 February 2020

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Research into stimuli-responsive polymers and biopolymers over last few decades generated substantial body of published literature.
  Chemical Engineering: Fully Funded PhD Scholarship: Developing electrochemical sensors for disinfection by-products (DPB) detection in water
  Dr W Zhang
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Start date. April 2020. Project description. One of great challenges in drink water safety is the increasing public concern with the contamination of carcinogenic disinfection by products (DBP), since chemical disinfection (e.g.
  Molecular modelling insights into the performance of polymeric coatings containing active corrosion inhibitors
  Dr F Siperstein, Prof X Zhou, Dr C Avendano
Application Deadline: 27 January 2020

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Sustainable Coatings by Rational Design (SusCoRD) is a multi-disciplinary project which aims to, for the first time, connect a detailed scientific understanding of the mechanisms of coatings failure with state-of-the-art-machine learning to deliver a framework for the optimisation of protective coatings and nanocomposite materials.
  Robust metal-organic framework materials for clean air
  Dr S Yang, Prof M Schröder
Application Deadline: 15 February 2020

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There is increasing concern over global air quality, with high concentrations of smog posing significant health risks and environmental problems worldwide.
  4D forensic investigation for Sustainable Coatings by Rational Design
  Research Group: Metallurgy and Corrosion
  Dr T Burnett
Application Deadline: 24 April 2020

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Sustainable Coatings by Rational Design (SusCoRD) is a multi-disciplinary research programme that aims, for the first time, to connect a detailed scientific understanding of the mechanisms of protective coatings failure with state-of-the-art-machine learning to deliver a framework for the optimisation of corrosion protective organic coatings and related nanocomposite materials.
  Development of Effective Corrosion Testing Approaches for Performance Evaluation of Organic Coatings
  Research Group: Metallurgy and Corrosion
  Dr M Curioni, Prof X Zhou
Application Deadline: 27 April 2020

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Sustainable Coatings by Rational Design (SusCoRD) is a multi-disciplinary project which aims to, for the first time, connect a detailed scientific understanding of the mechanisms of coatings failure with state-of-the-art-machine learning to deliver a framework for the optimisation of protective coatings and nanocomposite materials.
  Development of new generation corrosion-resistant aluminium alloys
  Research Group: Metallurgy and Corrosion
  Prof X Zhou, Dr M Curioni
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Applications are invited for a PhD place in new generation corrosion-resistant aluminium alloy research at the School of Materials, The University of Manchester.
  Electrochemical mechanisms of coating failure
  Research Group: Metallurgy and Corrosion
  Dr N Stevens
Application Deadline: 27 April 2020

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Sustainable Coatings by Rational Design (SusCoRD) is a multi-disciplinary project which aims to, for the first time, connect a detailed scientific understanding of the mechanisms of coatings failure with state-of-the-art-machine learning to deliver a framework for the optimisation of protective coatings and nanocomposite materials.
  Cleaner Fuels via Atomic Imaging and Elemental Engineering
  Research Group: Nano and Functional Materials
  Dr S Haigh, Prof C Hardacre
Applications accepted all year round

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Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis is a method to produce high performance fuels with a decreased environmental impact. For example, Fischer-Tropsch fuels can be generated from municipal waste and have 80% lower environmental impact compared to traditional fuel approaches.
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