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Inverting substations (FULLY FUNDED)

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)
    Funded PhD Project (European/UK Students Only)

Project Description

Compact, cost effective regenerative energy receptive dc inverting substations for traction

Inverting DC traction substations – balanced load support and energy recuperation.

Investigation/development of alternative DC traction power system topologies to address effects of DC leakage current

Please contact us for further details about this project.


Keywords: Rail, Electrification

Funding Notes

This project is funded by EPSRC, the University of Manchester and our Industry partners. Funding is available to UK candidates. EU candidates are also eligible if they have been studying or working continuously in the UK for three or more years (prior to the start date of the programme). The successful candidates will have their fees paid in full and will receive an enhanced maintenance stipend.

See here for information on how to apply and entry requirements: View Website

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