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Nuclear Engineering PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

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  Longevity and fate of structures left in place
  Dr S Sriramula, Dr Amir Siddiq, Dr A Akisanya
Application Deadline: 4 June 2020

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FULLY FUNDED 3.5-YEAR PHD IN ENGINEERING.
  Numerical Investigation of Flow Boiling Heat Transfer in Water-Cooled Reactors
  Dr J Gomes, Dr L Akanji
Applications accepted all year round

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There are approximately 500 nuclear power reactors in operation worldwide with capacity to produce 375 GWe, 28 reactors are under construction and a large number are in different stages of planning and designing.
  EPSRC Aura Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Offshore Wind Energy and the Environment

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The EPSRC Aura Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Offshore Wind Energy and the Environment invites high-quality applications from students from a broad range of academic backgrounds for 4-year taught and research PhD scholarships.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Nuclear Energy Futures

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Applications are invited for four-year fully-funded PhD studentships starting in October 2019 at either Imperial College London, University of Cambridge, University of Bristol, The Open University or Bangor University.
  Development of tritium release model for advanced Li8PbO6 breeder materials for compact spherical tokamaks
  Dr Sam Murphy
Applications accepted all year round

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The proposed research will accelerate the development of advanced ceramic breeder materials for compact spherical tokamaks.
  EPSRC CDT in Nuclear Energy - GREEN (Growing skills for Reliable Economic Energy from Nuclear)

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The GREEN CDT is a consortium of the five universities of Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Sheffield, which aims to train the next generation of expert nuclear scientists and engineers.
  PhD Studentship: Development of cooling strategies and advanced numerical approaches for heat transfer in nuclear fusion reactor components under extreme heat loads
  Dr I Langella
Application Deadline: 3 June 2020

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Application details. Reference number. AAE-HX-2003. Start date of studentship. 1 October 2020. Closing date of advert. 3 June 2020.
  PhD Studentship: Development of cooling strategies and advanced numerical approaches for heat transfer in nuclear fusion reactor components under extreme heat loads
  Dr H Xia
Application Deadline: 22 June 2020

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Reference number. AAE-HX-2003. Start date of studentship. 1 October 2020. Closing date of advert. 22 June 2020. Interview date. Within two weeks of the closing date.
  Laser Processing of Hazardous Materials
  Dr L Jones
Application Deadline: 9 July 2020

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Reference number. CFP-LJ1-2020. Closing date of advert. 9 July 20. Start Date. 01 October 2020. Supervisors. Primary supervisor. Dr Lewis Jones.
  EPSRC Aura Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Offshore Wind Energy and the Environment

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The EPSRC Aura Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Offshore Wind Energy and the Environment invites high-quality applications from students from a broad range of academic backgrounds for 4-year taught and research PhD scholarships.
  Processing and characterisation of ceramics for nuclear applications
  Research Group: Coatings and Ceramics
  Prof P Xiao
Applications accepted all year round

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The successful candidate(s) will join the ceramic coating group in School of Materials, University of Manchester to develop ceramics for nuclear applications.
  Hydrogen Transport and Trapping Mechanisms Controlling Embrittlement of Nickel Alloys in Low Carbon Energy Systems
  Research Group: Metallurgy and Corrosion
  Dr B Connolly
Applications accepted all year round

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Many current and next generation energy systems are reliant on the production, transportation, storage and use of gaseous hydrogen, often at high pressure.
  Mapping the radiation tolerance and local mechanics of nuclear Reactor Pressure Vessel steels
  Research Group: Metallurgy and Corrosion
  Dr E Jimenez-Melero, Prof G Burke
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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The aim of the project is to evaluate the impact of the local microstructure on the radiation damage and mechanical performance of neutron-irradiated Reactor Pressure Vessels (RPV) steels at relevant reactor conditions and in the bulk microstructure, with sufficient spatial resolution and chemical sensitivity to identify local changes in chemistry, phases, microstructure and plasticity/hardening.
  Making the link between weld process and long term in-service performance: multi-scale modelling and characterisation for low alloy steel welds in advanced nuclear reactors
  Prof M C Smith, Dr J Francis
Applications accepted all year round

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High-value, low-volume, safety-critical metallic components in nuclear plants almost invariably contain welds. Welding is an aggressive process that causes microstructural changes in the weld and adjacent heat affected zone, develops residual stresses and structural distortion, and changes the material properties.
  EPSRC CDT in Nuclear Energy - GREEN (Growing skills for Reliable Economic Energy from Nuclear)

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The GREEN CDT is a consortium of the five universities of Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Sheffield, which aims to train the next generation of expert nuclear scientists and engineers.
  EPSRC-SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Metallic Systems – Call for Applications for 4-year Funded PhD and EngD Studentships

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We are looking for one hundred STEM graduates excited to improve the world via impactful research in new and novel metallic materials for power generation, transport, sustainability and recyclables, in a rapidly evolving digital manufacturing era using advanced computing techniques.
  Additive Manufacture using Directed Energy Deposition of Advanced Metal Alloys
  Prof S Newman
Application Deadline: 11 June 2020

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Project supervisor. Professor Stephen Newman. Information queries. Prof S Newman ([email protected]). Project. Additive manufacturing (AM) has revolutionised how parts are designed and manufactured.
  Size effects in pure and alloyed metals under dynamic loading
  Dr B. Gurrutxaga-Lerma
Applications accepted all year round

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The strength of metals and metallic alloys is usually thought to be independent of the system’s geometry and dimensions. However, at the micron scale this ceases to be true.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Quantum Engineering

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Fully funded four year PhD studentships commencing in September 2020 are available for exceptional graduates with a background in mathematics, engineering, computer science and the physical sciences.
  A Digital Twin for technoeconomic modelling and optimisation of VOC abatement in the pharma industry
  Dr D Gerogiorgis, Dr N Polydorides
Applications accepted all year round

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This collaborative research project between the University of Edinburgh (UoE) and a major multinational pharmaceutical company will employ high-fidelity numerical modelling to capture, visualise and optimise the design and operation of organic solvent removal processes towards the sustainable and environmentally benign production of medications.
  Big Data analytics for plantwide fault detection and process intensification in the pharma industry
  Dr D Gerogiorgis, Dr N Polydorides
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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This collaborative research project between the University of Edinburgh (UoE) and a major multinational pharmaceutical company will employ advanced data-driven modelling and statistical methods in order to gain new process knowledge from datastreams, identify and visualise suboptimal modes/regimes, and optimise the operation of key unit operations (e.g.
  Electron Microscopy and Tomography of Ion Irradiation Effects on Nano-Structures
  Dr J Hinks, Prof S Donnelly
Application Deadline: 26 June 2020

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This project aims to study the modifications that occur when nanostructures (such as spheres, rods and wires) are irradiated with energetic ions.
  Experimental and Theoretical Understanding of Rhenium Precipitation in Tungsten for Nuclear Fusion Applications
  Dr J Hinks, Dr M Molinari
Application Deadline: 26 June 2020

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Nuclear fusion promises unlimited supplies of low-carbon energy but major technological challenges must be overcome before this becomes a reality.
  Long-term behaviour of nuclear wasteforms under geological disposal conditions
  Dr AH Mir
Application Deadline: 26 June 2020

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Geological disposal of nuclear waste is an internationally accepted methodology for nuclear waste management and pursued by the United Kingdom.
  EPSRC Aura Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Offshore Wind Energy and the Environment

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The EPSRC Aura Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Offshore Wind Energy and the Environment invites high-quality applications from students from a broad range of academic backgrounds for 4-year taught and research PhD scholarships.
  Ligands on demand
  Prof B Hanson, Dr R Bourne
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Current recycling of used nuclear fuel is based on the PUREX process; a solvent extraction process utilising tri-butyl phosphate as a ligand to extract uranium and plutonium.
  EPSRC CDT in Nuclear Energy - GREEN (Growing skills for Reliable Economic Energy from Nuclear)

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The GREEN CDT is a consortium of the five universities of Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Sheffield, which aims to train the next generation of expert nuclear scientists and engineers.
  Assessing stored energy due to radiation effects in nuclear waste forms
  Dr M Patel, Dr F Blanc
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Applications are invited for a graduate to join the research group of Dr. Maulik Patel (Department of Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace, University of Liverpool) in a project in collaboration with Dr.
  Powder Processing for Hot Isostatic Pressing of Nuclear Waste
  Prof K Whittle
Application Deadline: 1 October 2020

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This Industrial CASE funded project will determine the optimum methods for processing nuclear waste, prior to immobilisation using hot isostatic pressing (HIP).
  EPSRC CDT in Nuclear Energy - GREEN (Growing skills for Reliable Economic Energy from Nuclear)

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The GREEN CDT is a consortium of the five universities of Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Sheffield, which aims to train the next generation of expert nuclear scientists and engineers.
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