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  Chemical synthesis of perovskite nanomaterials for applications in energy
  Research Group: Quantum, Light & Matter
  Dr A Kanaras
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Co-supervisor. Prof. Pavlos Lagoudakis. Project description. PhD studentship in the LICNA group (www.licn.phys.soton.ac.uk).
  CMEES-WEEG-574: Urban light pollution: understanding impacts on aquatic environments
  Dr A Vowles, Dr P Kemp
Application Deadline: 20 August 2020

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The world has undergone wide-scale urbanisation in recent decades. From 1950-2018 the number of people living in cities grew from 30% to 55%, and this value is projected to increase to 68% by 2050.
  Communications applications of hollow-core optical fibres
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Prof P Petropoulos
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Periklis Petropoulos. Co-supervisor Professor David Richardson. Project description. We are looking for applicants with a background in physics, material sciences or engineering to work on pioneering research projects on hollow-core optical fibres.
  Control of Biofouling in Water Pipes Using Guided Waves
  Dr T Waters
Applications accepted all year round

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Supervisor. Dr Timothy Waters. Project description. A major issue for the water industry in a number of countries, including the UK, is the attachment of large populations of mussels to the inside of pipe walls causing significant flow resistance.
  Data Integrated Modelling of Fluid Flows and Forces
  Research Group: Fluid-Structure Interactions
  Dr G Weymouth
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. G D Weymouth. Co-supervisor , B Ganipathisubramani. Project description. Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is increasingly used to analyze the hydrodynamic features of the built and natural environment; from warming ocean currents to high-speed ocean liners.
  Decision making in human-machine teaming
  Research Group: Transportation
  Prof N Stanton
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Supervisor. Prof Neville Stanton. Co-supervisor Dr. Jon Downes. Project description. Here is an opportunity to join a very successful team of award winning Psychologists, Computer Scientists and Engineers conducting research into Human Factors Engineering (learn more out us here.
  Delivery of advanced therapeutic nanoparticles in cells using radical new techniques
  Research Group: Quantum, Light & Matter
  Dr A Kanaras
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Prof. Antonios Kanaras. Project description. PhD studentship in the LICNA group (www.licn.phys.soton.ac.uk). Aim.
  Design of propeller and propeller-energy efficiency devices for realistic ship operations
  Prof D Hudson
Application Deadline: 9 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dominic Hudson, Joe Banks, Dominic Taunton (Maritime Engineering). Project description. International shipping contributes ~ 3.1% of global GHG emissions, which without change may increase to 18% by 2050.
  Design, build and test of a fully-composite tank for cryogenic fluids
  Research Group: Fluid-Structure Interactions
  Prof D Hudson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dominic Hudson. Project description. Many of the future low-Carbon fuels being considered for shipping involve liquids stored at cryogenic temperature, such as Ammonia or Hydrogen.
  Design, Fabrication and Characterisation of Optical-based CO2 Gas Sensor
  Dr G Chai
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Grace Chai. Project description. Increased levels of indoor CO2 has been linked to occurrence of illnesses. Understanding and controlling common pollutants such as, CO2, indoors, can help to reduce the risk of indoor health concerns.
  Development of a coupled cargo-ship model for bulk carriers
  Research Group: Fluid-Structure Interactions
  Dr D Taunton
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dominic Taunton. Co-supervisor Ivan Haigh, Susan Gourvenec. Project description. Solid bulk cargoes are granular materials including products like metal ores, that are carried within the hold of a bulk carrier (ship) without other containment.
  Development of a PMMA- ZrO2 core shell composite for the next generation bone cement
  Research Group: nCATS
  Dr R B Cook
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr. Richard Cook. Co-supervisor Prof. Andrew Hector, Prof. Martin Browne. Project description. Applications are invited for a fully-funded industrially sponsored multidisciplinary PhD aiming to develop a new bone cement formulation for use in orthopaedic surgery.
  Development of novel fibre laser sources based on multicore fibre technology
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Prof D Richardson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor David Richardson. Co-supervisor Dr Di Lin. Project description.
  Dissipative particle dynamics (DPD)
  Research Group: Sustainable Electronic Technologies
  Prof A Brown
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Prof Andrew Brown. Project description. Scaling simulations of biological and chemical systems is reaching limits. the computational cost of simulating a physical system scales at least as fast as the cube of its linear dimension.
  Effect of Climate Conditions on Performance of Timber Structures
  Research Group: Infrastructure Division
  Dr S Afshan
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Sheida Afshan (Infrastructure). Co-supervisor Adrian Campbell (industry supervisor). Project description. Description.
  Effective Fusion of Spatially and Temporally Sparse Data for Maritime Autonomous Systems
  Research Group: Fluid-Structure Interactions
  Dr J Downes
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Supervisor. Dr Jon Downes. Project description. A fully funded industrially supported opportunity to work in the area of Maritime Autonomous Systems.
  Efficient Topological Decision Making
  Dr D Toal
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr. D.J.J. Toal. Co-supervisor Prof. A.J. Keane. Project description. Engineering design essentially involves making decisions with respect to the geometry of a component.
  Embedding Uncertainty In CAD
  Dr D Toal
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr. D.J.J. Toal. Co-supervisor Prof. A.J. Keane. Project description. No mechanical component is ever as the designer intended either after manufacture or after time in service.
  Emerging Memory Device Modelling
  Research Group: Nanophotonics
  Prof T Prodromakis
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Themis Prodromakis. Co-supervisor Dr Alex Serb. Project description.
  Emerging Reconfigurable Electronics
  Prof T Prodromakis
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Themis Prodromakis. Co-supervisor Dr Alex Serb. Project description.
  Engineering material properties by ultrafast laser writing for photonics and information technology
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Prof P Kazansky
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor Peter Kazansky. Project description. High-power ultrafast lasers enable the new technique of direct optical writing for patterning waveguides, micro- and nano-structures in three dimensions, to provide entirely new functionalities in optoelectronics.
  Event-based Micromagnetic Simulation of Spintronic Devices
  Prof A Brown
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Prof Andrew Brown. Co-supervisor Dr Mark Vousden. Project description. POETS - Partial Ordered Event Triggered Systems - technology is based on the idea of an extremely large number (millions) of small cores, embedded in a fast, bespoke, hardware, parallel communications infrastructure - the core mesh.
  Experimental Aerodynamics and Environmental Flows
  Research Group: Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics
  Dr C Vanderwel
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr Christina Vanderwel. Project description. There are two openings for PhD students to work on “Simulating urban air pollution in the lab”.
  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.
  Exploring highly aerated flows in civil engineering hydraulics
  Research Group: Water and Environmental Engineering
  Dr G Muller
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Gerald Muller & Sergio Maldonado (WEEG). Project description. Hydropower is a major contributor to the world wide resource of renewable energy.
  Fibre laser based mid infrared source development
  Research Group: Fibre & Systems Group
  Prof D Richardson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Professor David Richardson. Co-supervisor Dr Lin Xu. Project description.
  Finite element model validation from Stereo Digital Image Correlation measurements
  Prof F Pierron
Applications accepted all year round

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Supervisor. Prof. Fabrice Pierron. Co-supervisor Dr Lloyd Fletcher, Dr Pascal Lava. Project description. Digital cameras are now an integral part of our everyday lives (smartphones, CCTVs), costs are going down and performance is shooting up.
  Full-field elasto-plasticity in dissimilar welded joins
  Research Group: Engineering Materials
  Prof F Pierron
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Prof. Fabrice Pierron. Co-supervisor Dr Allan Harte. Project description. Welding is a popular joining method for metals, with applications in many areas of engineering.
  Fundamental Excitations of monolayer 2D Semiconductors
  Research Group: Quantum, Light & Matter
  Prof D Smith
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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Project description. We are offering a PhD position suitable for a candidate who has a real interest in understanding the properties of technologically important materials.
  GFRPs in Concrete: Innovations Beyond FRP Bar Reinforcement
  Research Group: Infrastructure Division
  Dr M Achintha
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Mithila Achintha Paththini Marakkala (Infrastructure). Project description. Owing to the high strength properties and the excellent in-service and physical characteristics of Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) materials have potential application as reinforcement in concrete structures.
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