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  Reliable Response and Behaviour of Autonomous Robots
  Prof S Veres
Applications accepted all year round

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Autonomous robots sense the world, accept instructions in abstract form and decide what to do. They need to decide whether they accept the command or suggestions and make plans to achieve an objective.
  Robotic and Cyber-Physical Materials
  Dr S Pope
Applications accepted all year round

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Robotic or Cyber-Physical materials use embedded sensing, actuation and control to realise novel and improved performance over conventional or passive materials [1].
  Toward Next generation of Brain Computer Interfaces
  Dr M Arvaneh
Applications accepted all year round

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A brain-computer interface (BCI) provides a direct communication pathway between a human brain and an external device. Using appropriate sensors and data processing algorithms, a BCI maps patterns of brain activity associated with a volitional thought onto signals suitable for communication and control.
  Designing novel electrode materials for lithium-ion batteries using operando techniques and smart synthetic control
  Dr N Reeves-McLaren, Dr R Boston
Application Deadline: 4 November 2019

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The energy grids of the future will be increasingly dependent on renewable sources of power generation, such as wind, solar and wave.
  PhD studentship on flow laminarisation and drag reduction
  Prof S He
Application Deadline: 21 October 2019

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Aerodynamic optimisation is of paramount importance in improving the design of aircrafts, automobiles as well as turbomachinery to reduce energy consumption and improve energy production efficiency.
  EPSRC Aura Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Offshore Wind Energy and the Environment
Application Deadline: 13 December 2019

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We're looking for the world's brightest minds to join us in developing cutting edge research and solutions to the environmental and engineering challenges facing the offshore wind industry.
  Experiments of rain droplet penetration of porous media using laser diagnostics
  Research Group: Bioengineering
  Prof T. Roose
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Tiina Roose. Co-supervisor Bharath Ganapatrhrisubramani. Project description. Soil is one of the most complex self assembling organo-mineral composites in the world.
  Mathematical modelling of poro-mechanics of soil
  Research Group: Bioengineering
  Prof T. Roose
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Tiina Roose. Co-supervisor William Powrie. Project description. Soil is one of the most complex and important self-assembling organo-mineral composites in the world.
  Modelling soil dewatering and recharge for cost-effective and climate resilient infrastructure
  Research Group: Bioengineering
  Prof T. Roose
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Tiina Roose. Co-supervisor William Powrie. Project description. Soil is one of the most complex and important self-assembling organo-mineral composites in the world.
  Sensing tribology within heavy machines
  Research Group: nCATS
  Prof R J K Wood
Application Deadline: 1 May 2020

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Supervisor. Robert Wood. Co-supervisor Terry Harvey. Project description. This PhD is aligned with a major EPSRC funded research being conducted at the national centre for advanced tribology at Southampton (nCATS) in collaboration the machine learning and sensors research groups in ECS.
  Materials for Next-Generation Batteries
  Dr T Schoetz
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Theresa Schoetz. Co-supervisor Professor Themis Prodromakis. Project description.
  Conversion of carbon dioxide into fuels for energy storage.
  Dr C.A. Ponce-de-Leon-Albarran, Dr L. Wang
Application Deadline: 3 January 2020

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Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is currently 411 parts per million (ppm) and increases 2 ppm/year possibly due to fossil fuel consumption, deforestation, as well as natural processes contributing to the greenhouse effect such as global warming.
  Geophysical properties of seafloor hydrate reservoirs
  Dr A Best, Dr S Sahoo, Dr L North, Prof T Minshull
Application Deadline: 3 January 2020

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Globally, seafloor gas hydrates offer a strategic source of natural gas that may be equivalent in size to all known conventional gas reserves.
  Heat Transfer between the ocean and the seabed: implications for the effective operation of marine high voltage cables.
  Dr J Dix, Dr G Callender, Dr J Pilgrim, Dr T Henstock
Application Deadline: 3 January 2020

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Project Rationale. The temperature of the sediments that surround buried marine high voltage cables play a critical role in their design, operation and maintenance.
  Hydrate formation from CH4 released during serpentinisation. How important it is on Earth?
  Dr H Moreno, Dr G Bayrakci, Dr I Falcon Suarez, Prof D Teagle
Application Deadline: 3 January 2020

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Project Rationale. Methane hydrate is an ice-like substance that forms at high pressures and low temperatures when sufficient methane is available in continental margins and deep ocean sediments.
  Joint elastic-electrical properties of clay-rich sediments with fluid-filled fractures
  Dr A Best, Dr S Sahoo, Dr L North, Prof T Minshull
Application Deadline: 3 January 2020

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Project Rationale. Accurate characterization of shallow sub-seafloor geological reservoirs and overburden sediments is essential for geological CO2 storage, gas hydrate exploitation and monitoring of fluids and host sediment properties during gas production and CO2 storage activities.
  Atomic/Molecular insights into the formation of valuable products from waste biomass
  Dr X Zhang
Applications accepted all year round

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Lignocellulosic biomass is a green alternative fossil resource to produce fuels (e.g. transport fuel, aviation fuel) and value-added products (e.g.
  Mapping sustainable biomass heating pathways for heat decarbonisation
  Dr T Somorin
Applications accepted all year round

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Heat is the biggest form of energy use in the UK, accounting for more than 85% of the energy use in the domestic and industrial sectors.
  Optimising organic feedstock properties for thermal applications
  Dr T Somorin
Applications accepted all year round

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Organic wastes are valuable for energy, nutrients and fuels; however, in many parts of the world, these materials remain an “untapped resource” ― treated as waste.
  System design on co-production of transport fuel and value-added chemicals from waste biomass
  Dr X Zhang
Applications accepted all year round

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There is a national and global imperative to reduce reliance upon fossil fuels and, at the same time, to improve the efficiency of natural and renewable resource utilisation.
  Prestigious Strathclyde/NPL PhD Studentship: Expanding measurement limits of hybrid photonic voltage and current sensors
  Dr P Niewczas, Prof G Burt
Applications accepted all year round

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The electricity transmission and distribution networks are undergoing a significant level of transformation because of the massive deployment of renewable energy sources, disrupting the conventional ways the networks are protected, controlled and maintained.
  Mathematical Modelling and Analysis of Sessile Droplets
  Prof S K Wilson, Dr A Wray
Applications accepted all year round

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The behaviour of sessile droplets is an area of very active international research, with new publications appearing on an almost daily basis and entire conferences now dedicated to the topic.
  Fluid Dynamic Instabilities and Solid Particle Transport in Thermal Flows
  Dr M Lappa
Applications accepted all year round

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  Investigation of Energy Transfer in Novel Out-of-Autoclave Manufacture of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Composites
  Dr L Yang
Application Deadline: 1 November 2019

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Traditional autoclave curing technology for fabricating high performance composites is limited by high capital investment and operational costs with long throughput time and excessive energy consumption.
  Quantum-enhanced multiphoton fluorescence microscopy
  Dr L Caspani, Dr J Hastie
Application Deadline: 1 November 2019

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Start date. October 2019. Duration. 3.5 yrs. Background. Quantum Technologies are driving significant advancements in many fields ranging from communications and imaging to metrology and computing.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Ultrasonic Engineering

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Ultrasonics is the science and technology of sound at frequencies above the audible range. It is vitally important across many sectors, including medical and industrial imaging, treatments and processes, cleaning, robotics, sonar, haptics, energy transfer, and communications.
  EPSRC InDustrial CDT for Offshore Renewable Energy (IDCORE)

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A jointly awarded Doctorate in Engineering from the University of Edinburgh, Exeter University and Strathclyde University, offering ten places per year funded by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
  PhD studentship opportunity in integrated Carbon Dioxide Capture and Utilisation
  Dr M Duyar
Applications accepted all year round

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This is a fully funded Ph.D. project focusing on developing dual function materials (DFMs) that can capture carbon dioxide from an emission source and release it as a high value fuel or chemical upon exposure to a reducing co-reactant.
  Aircraft Electrification
  Research Group: Energy Systems
  Dr J Marco, Dr A Barai
Applications accepted all year round

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PROJECT OVERVIEW. This fully funded PhD studentship represents a unique opportunity to undertake advanced characterisation, control system design and modelling research in close partnership with Vertical Aerospace (http://www.vertical-aerospace.com).
  EngD in Advanced Battery Diagnostic Methods Using Frequency Methods
  Research Group: Energy Systems
  Dr J Marco
Applications accepted all year round

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Funding. £16,509 for 3 years plus £4,000 top-up. Supporting company. AMETEK, Inc. Start Date. As soon as possible. AMETEK, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annualized sales of more than $4.5 billion.
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