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EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Fluid Dynamics

University of Leeds: EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Fluid Dynamics

Positions available for 2017 in our EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Fluid Dynamics

University of Leeds: EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Fluid Dynamics

Programme: Integrated PhD and MSc in Fluid Dynamics

Programme duration: 4 years (structure: bit.ly/1Peii7X)

Funding: Full standard studentship. Further details and eligibility: www.fluid-dynamics.leeds.ac.uk/programme/.

Entry Requirements: A degree equivalent to a UK first class honours, or a high upper second class, in an engineering, mathematics or science discipline.

Application deadline: 17th March 2017

Course contact: Any queries please contact us on [email protected] or +44 (0)113 343 5449

University of Leeds: www.leeds.ac.uk/info/102000/research_degrees

The CDT offers a four year programme that combines an integrated MSc (completed over the first two years) paired with a three year PhD-level research programme. This gives you a combination of bespoke taught modules and inter-disciplinary research training. You will be part of a supportive cohort of research students with different academic backgrounds, all focusing on different aspects of Fluid Dynamics.

During the taught aspects of your course you will receive a range of tailored seminars, lectures and practical laboratories to cover the computational, experimental and analytical aspects of Fluid Dynamics. This provides you with a strong background to the fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics, thus significantly broadening the PhD topics you can choose from. In addition you will have access to a wide range of personal development activities. These include: attending and contributing to regular seminar series, workshops, conferences and training events. Your PhD research will be supported by supervisors from at least two different participating Schools, providing you with the opportunity to participate in interdisciplinary study. You will also have the opportunity to work alongside either an international academic or industrial partner for an extended placement. Indeed, the CDT has strong industrial participation by companies such as BAE Systems, CD-Adapco, JBA Consulting, Procter and Gamble and Sellafield. Visit https://www.fluid-dynamics.leeds.ac.uk/partners/ for a list of industrial partners.

The major research areas of the CDT are encompassed in five cross-disciplinary themes;

  • Reacting Flows, Mixing and Safety
  • Environmental Flows
  • Geophysical Flows
  • Microflows and Heat Transfer
  • Particulate Flows, Sediments and Rheology

Fluid Dynamics is central to many organisations and the need for highly-skilled employees, with a broad and deep knowledge of fluid flow, is growing rapidly. Fluid Dynamics sits at the centre of our lives. The weather we experience, the products we use, the food we eat, cars we drive, medical care we receive all depend on Fluid Dynamics.

The ability to measure, model and predict fluid flows is therefore critically important to the innovation of processes and products across almost all industries, and to the monitoring and prediction of environmental processes.

‘I feel that the CDT offers excellent experience in applications of academic research in both academia and industry’. Hannah Kreczak, CDT student

‘Being part of a cohort has been great, especially working alongside people from different academic backgrounds’. Rob Kelly, CDT student

The Faculties of Engineering and Mathematics & Physical Sciences have each received the Athena SWAN Silver Awards in recognition of our success in recruiting, retaining and developing/promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

University of Leeds: EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Fluid Dynamics

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