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  Development of next generation thin film solar cells
  Prof M Walls, Dr J Bowers
Applications accepted all year round

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The provision of clean, sustainable energy is one of the greatest challenges facing modern society and solar photovoltaics (PV) provide the best opportunity for rapidly expanding renewable energy.
  Development of Novel Functional Intermediate Layers for Power Electronics Integration - Ref: CL2UF2018
  Prof C Liu
Application Deadline: 3 May 2020

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PhD Type

Power electronics are widely used in electric and hybrid vehicles (EHV), aerospace crafts, renewable power components and traction control systems.
  Embroidered ground plane for wearable electronics
  Dr J Flint
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Reference. JFUF2018. Programme name (to be included on the application form). Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering. School.
  Enhancing the long-term performance of advanced engine materials by controlling microstructure
  Dr K Baxevanakis
Application Deadline: 15 May 2020

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PhD Type

Reference number. KBUF2019. Start date of studentship. 01 July 2019, 01 October 2019, 01 January 2020 or April 2020. Closing date for applications.
  Establishing a Circular Economy for Leather Products
  Prof S Rahimifard
Applications accepted all year round

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The world’s first footwear recycling system was developed by a team of researchers at the Centre for Sustainable Manufacturing and Recycling Technologies (SMART) at Loughborough.
  High Speed Additive Manufacturing of Ceramic/Metal Multi-material Structures
  Dr D Engstrom
Applications accepted all year round

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Reference number. DEUF2019. Start date of studentship. 1 October 2019, 1 January 2020 or 1 April 2020. Interview date. TBC. Supervisors.
  Improving blast and ballistic resistance in composites through design
  Dr A Roy
Applications accepted all year round

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Advanced composites are being extensively used in ballistic applications.
  Magnesium alloy implants: corrosion effects on its mechanical performance
  Dr Y Liu
Application Deadline: 1 February 2020

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Resorbable metals, including magnesium- and iron-based metal alloy, were investigated intensively as biomaterials for production of orthopaedic implant and stents.
  Mechanics of Advanced Materials: the response of advanced engineering and bio-materials to various types of external loading and environmental conditions - Ref: VS2UF2018
  Prof V Silberschmidt
Application Deadline: 3 April 2020

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In the last two decades, Mechanics of Materials as a discipline has experienced a type of revival. The main reason for this has been a continuing introduction of new materials (or even their classes) with extraordinary microstructures, properties and performance.
  Mechanics of biomaterials: characterisation and quantification of interaction between microstructure and mechanical properties - Ref: VS1UF2018
  Prof V Silberschmidt
Application Deadline: 3 May 2020

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PhD Type

Understanding mechanical properties and performance of various biological materials and tissues and their responses to different loading and environmental conditions is becoming increasingly important for development of new medical procedures and devices.
  Modelling of Dislocation-Microstructure Interaction at a Short Crack Tip - Ref: LG1UF2018
  Dr L Zhao
Application Deadline: 3 May 2020

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Nickel-based superalloys are particularly used in applications involving high temperatures and stresses, such as the critical gas-turbine blades and discs in aerospace and power-generation industries.
  Next generation hybrid-hybrid machining of critical aerospace parts
  Dr A Roy, Dr L Jones
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Please describe the project, up to 250 words. *. The application of laser assisted machining/processing has shown promise in reducing tool wear in the machining of difficult-to-machine aerospace materials, such as, metal matrix composites (MMCs).
  Numerical Modelling of 3D Microstructure of Nonwovens
  Dr E Demirci, Dr A Gleadall
Applications accepted all year round

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The main aim of the proposed project is to develop a novel scheme for the analysis of a 3D orientation distribution function (ODF) of fibers in nonwovens using non-destructive testing methods, such as, X-ray micro computed tomography (CT), and to benchmark nonwovens analytically & graphically based on their 3D fibrous structure.
  Optimisation of Industrial Food Production using Ultraviolet Fluorescence
  Dr EB Woolley, Dr P Webb
Application Deadline: 2 May 2020

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Food manufacturing is the largest and one of the most resource intensive sectors in the world. Within this industry, cleaning of food processing equipment is a critical operation to control safety, cross contamination of allergens and maintain food quality.
  Predicting failure in crystalline materials using machine learning techniques
  Dr A Roy, Dr M Pacella
Applications accepted all year round

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Single crystal materials are extensively used in components ranging from the smallest (e.g. micro-lens, MEMS devices) to the largest sizes (e.g.
  Predicting failure in crystalline materials using machine learning techniques
  Dr A Roy, Dr M Pacella
Applications accepted all year round

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Single crystal materials are extensively used in components ranging from the smallest (e.g. micro-lens, MEMS devices) to the largest sizes (e.g.
  Process and material design and enhancement for the additive manufacturing and 3D printing of the wax materials
  Dr E Sabet
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

This research project is on designing the process and material for 3D printing of the wax objects used in the investment casting process of automotive and aerospace parts.
  Simulation Modelling of Distortion and Shrinkage in Stereolithography 3D Printing.
  Dr E Sabet
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

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.
  Ultraprecision machining in Silicon Carbide - Ref: ARUF2518
  Dr A Roy
Application Deadline: 3 May 2020

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Silicon carbide is of great importance as a structural ceramic as it is amongst the hardest materials known. Machining silicon carbide parts into the required shape and form for a given application is extremely difficult, yielding unwanted defects.
  PhD in Continuous Manufacturing and Advanced Crystallisation

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PhD Type

CMAC, the EPSRC Future Manufacturing Research Hub in Continuous Manufacturing and Advanced Crystallisation, is a major initiative that aims to accelerate the adoption of continuous manufacturing technologies for high value chemical products such as pharmaceuticals.
  Development of collapse resistant Polymeric (PE-RT) liner in steel pipes for sour hydrocarbon applications at 90ºC and 1500psi (NSIRC 197)
  Dr B Craster
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Polymeric liners are under investigation for their reliable use as permeation barriers to protect steel pipes used in the transport of fluids containing carbon dioxide and in some cases hydrocarbons.
  Development of high performance coatings for geothermal drilling applications (NSIRC 220)
  Dr M Riley, Dr S Paul
Applications accepted all year round

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Background.
  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.
  NSIRC195 PhD Studentship (Sponsored by TWI Ltd) – Multimodal Drones for Remote Inspection of Inaccessible Surfaces
  Mr G Asfis
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Institution. National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC). PhD Industrial Supervisor. Georgios Asfis. Application Deadline.
  NSIRC226 PhD Studentship – Development of laser-based decontamination techniques Coventry University
  Mr A Wilson
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Institution. National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC). PhD Supervisor. Prof. Jonathan Lawrence; Dr Andrew Wilson. Application deadline.
  PhD Studentship (Sponsored by Lloyds Register Foundation) – Crack Tip Constraint in Typical High Strength Steel Components in Arctic Conditions (NSIRC 183)
  Dr R Kulka
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Background.
  PhD Studentship: Crack behaviour in a residual stress field at fillet welds in ship structures (NSIRC247)
  Mr G Wu
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Background. Welding residual stresses are complex in fillet welds used to join longitudinal stiffened plate at the bottom of ship structures that are exposed to complex cyclic loads.
  North Tyne Crayfish Investigation.
  Dr C Walsh
Application Deadline: 31 December 2019

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PhD Type

This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/.
  PhD Studentship in Chemical Engineering: Next generation of composite molten salt-ceramic membranes for selective separation of NOx, SO2 and CO2
  Prof I Metcalfe
Application Deadline: 9 December 2019

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PhD Type

Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. January 2020 for 3 years. Overview. Separations use 10-15% of the world’s energy consumption.
  PhD Studentship in Chemical Engineering: State of the art novel catalysts for environmental reaction engineering
  Prof I Metcalfe
Application Deadline: 9 December 2019

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PhD Type

Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. January 2020 for 3 years. Overview. Catalysis is a multi-billion dollar global industry.
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