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Materials Science PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

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  Control of IC Engine Emissions with Addition of Hydrogen
  Prof T Megaritis, Dr L Ganippa
Applications accepted all year round

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Utilisation of hydrogen gas mixtures as means of controlling engine exhaust emissions through combustion improvements or aftertreatment systems enhanced performance.
  Asymmetric catalysis using environmentally benign calcium complexes
  Dr B Ward
Applications accepted all year round

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Dr Ben Ward http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/people/view/38527-ward-benjamin is looking for a PhD student to work on the research project ’Asymmetric catalysis using environmentally benign calcium complexes’.
  Computation-led materials design for heterogeneous catalytic applications
  Dr A Logsdail
Applications accepted all year round

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Computation-led materials design for heterogeneous catalytic applications. PhD Supervisor. Dr. Andrew J. Logsdail http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/people/view/481607-logsdail-andrew.
  PhD in Chemistry: Development of Innovative Printed Irreversible Electrochromic Systems for application in sustainable low-cost smart labels
  Prof D Bonifazi
Application Deadline: 31 October 2019

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The goal of the project is to identify and investigate electrochemically irreversible chemistries and develop tunable one-time activation electrochromic inks and systems and scale-up its production.
  PhD in Chemistry: Development of materials that change their electrical conductivity at a specific temperature
  Prof D Bonifazi
Application Deadline: 31 October 2019

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This PhD studentship is a study of the development of materials that change their electrical conductivity at a specific temperature.
  Study and analysis of international intellectual property rights and strategies for the economically and environmentally sustainable introduction of novel materials and smart labels in packaging
  Prof D Bonifazi
Application Deadline: 31 October 2019

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This PhD studentship is a study and analysis of international intellectual property rights and business strategies for the economically and environmentally sustainable introduction of novel materials and smart labels into high volume in packaging.
  GW4 BioMed MRC DTP PhD studentship: Making Broken Bones Antimicrobial - Preventing Osteomyelitis Using a Targeted and Mineralising Liposomal Delivery System
  Dr WN Nishio Ayre, Prof J Birchall
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the ‘GW4 BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership’ which is offering up to 18 studentships for entry in September/October 2019.
  Quantum Optics of Giant Rydberg Excitons in Cuprous Oxide
  Research Group: Condensed Matter and Photonics
  Prof W W Langbein, Dr S Lynch
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Cuprous oxide (Cu2O) is one the oldest, and yet least well-known, semiconductor material. It has a slightly larger band gap than silicon, which means that the single crystal form of the material is slightly transparent in the visible part of the spectrum.
  Calcined clays as a reactive alternative to fly ash as a binder in Portland cement concrete
  Dr M Tyrer
Application Deadline: 14 November 2019

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A fully-funded PhD studentship in partnership with BRE Trust https://www.bretrust.org.uk/) is available to study the use of naturally occurring clays as reactive (pozzolanic) materials for low carbon cement production.
  Development of novel nanostructures for the next generation of Fuel Cell vehicles
  Dr E Gkanas
Application Deadline: 8 November 2019

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For hydrogen storage applications, Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) have been tested due to their high porosity and large surface area (can be used to trap hydrogen molecules).
  GaN Current Sensors for Advanced Power Electronics
  Dr S Faramehr
Application Deadline: 31 October 2019

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The recent progress in development of power electronic applications, such as multistage and multilevel converters, advanced drives and regenerative electrical conversion, emphasised the need for new hardware components for current measurements.
  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.
  Material monitoring for process control in the roll forming process
  Dr V Janik, Prof R Dashwood
Application Deadline: 8 November 2019

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This PhD project is part of the Cotutelle arrangement between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.
  Optimising the nanoscale behaviour of novel materials for energy applications
  Dr S Christopoulos
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship. The preparation of advanced material compositions has led to a wide range of applications.
  Design and Development of Experiments to Measure the Burn Rate, Temperature and Pressure of Propellants
  Dr C Stennet, Prof J Akhavan
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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Slower burning materials such as propellants develop much lower pressures compared to detonating explosives, but over a longer time period, that may well lead to an effectively-static load on a structure.
  Improving Inertial Only Tracking
  Dr J Economou, Dr D Galvao-Wall
Application Deadline: 11 November 2019

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This PhD aims to investigate the fundamental enabling sensing technologies and control/estimation algorithms that underpin the design of a system which allows a tracking improvement.
  PhD in a mid-IR LED array technology for advance material characterisation applications.
  Dr A Khalid, Dr D James
Applications accepted all year round

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This area of mid-IR source and detector is of high importance in civilian as well as defence technologies. Compound semiconductor based devices are emerging as the challenger to existing bulky and expensive sensors.
  PhD in design of a new senor using Smith-Persil mm-wave solid state device in Compound Semiconductor materials systems
  Dr A Khalid, Dr A Balleri
Applications accepted all year round

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Design a new sensor and its applications for range of emerging applications and then develop the experimental processes to manufacture the sensors using Nano fabrication techniques.
  PhD in mm-wave Assisted Targeted Drug Delivery Technologies
  Dr A Khalid, Dr I L Morrow
Applications accepted all year round

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mm-wave technology is an important area of research in medical treatments and it has been known to have properties to stop bleeding in internal wounds.
  PhD in Vacuum Electron Devices for Terahertz Electronics Applications
  Dr A Khalid, Dr A Balleri
Applications accepted all year round

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Terahertz technology is an important area of research in for applications rand from medical diagnosis to material characterisation.
  Polarimetric Bistatic Synthetic Aperture Radar Imagery for Complex Scatterers
  Dr D Andre, Dr A Balleri
Application Deadline: 1 November 2019

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Radar techniques have previously been developed for monitoring and surveillance of building interiors, but these are applicable only when in close proximity.
  Smart sniffer device for detection of illicit substances
  Dr E Dossi
Application Deadline: 1 November 2019

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The project is of high international relevance due to need to fight organised crime as well as supporting and facilitating the activities of security practitioners at national and EU level and aligns with the CDS strategic priorities.
  Additive Manufacturing of Polymer Composites for Multifunctional Materials
  Dr V T Kumar
Applications accepted all year round

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The composites centre is a leading institution for synthesis, processing and characterization of polymers and composites materials.
  Advanced Materials for Energy Storage and Harvesting
  Dr V T Kumar
Applications accepted all year round

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The composites centre is a leading institution for synthesis, processing and characterization of polymers and composites materials.
  Nanocellulose based Multifunctional Composites
  Dr V T Kumar
Applications accepted all year round

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The composites centre is a leading institution for synthesis, processing and characterization of polymers and composites materials.
  Modelling Gas Turbine Blade Degradation in a High Fidelity Digital Twin
  Dr J Sumner, Dr N Simms
Application Deadline: 2 November 2019

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Sponsored by EPSRC and Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery, this studentship will provide a bursary of up to £18,000 (tax free) plus fees* for four years.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Soft Matter for Formulation and Industrial Innovation (SOFI2 CDT)

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16 fully funded, four-year PhD studentships are available in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Soft Matter for Formulation and Industrial Innovation (SOFI2 CDT) commencing in September 2019, for graduates in the physical and biological sciences, mathematics and engineering.
  Internal Reflection Infrared Spectroscopy of Multiphase Mixtures
  Prof C Bain
Application Deadline: 31 December 2019

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This project addresses the quantitative analysis of attenuated internal reflection infrared spectra (ATR-IR) of multiphase mixtures, such as emulsions and suspensions.
  Novel surface spectroscopy methods for observing single layers of functional molecules
  Dr SK Beaumont
Application Deadline: 31 December 2019

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An exciting EPSRC (UKRI) DTG-sponsored PhD studentship has become available for an outstanding and ambitious chemist/spectroscopist to undertake research in an exiting project under the supervision of Dr.
  Position in Development of Novel High-Performance Catalysts for Aqueous Phase Reforming (MSCA-ITN BIKE Project)
  Dr S Poulston
Application Deadline: 30 November 2019

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Vacancy K38. Early Stage Researcher. Position in Development of Novel High-Performance Catalysts for Aqueous Phase Reforming (MSCA-ITN BIKE Project).
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