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PhD Studentship in Coating/Fouling Hydrodynamics


Deadline:15 July 2017 Opens:7 March 2017

Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering (NAOME) is delighted to offer a PhD studentship for research on 'Development of computational and experimental techniques to investigate the effect of marine coatings and biofouling on ship performance', commencing October 2017.

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU

Subject

Naval architecture, ocean and marine engineering

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

Home fee, Stipend

Blood flow dynamics in the surviving adult congenital heart patient


Deadline:11 July 2017 Opens:9 June 2017

The PhD candidate will utilise high-fidelity computational fluid dynamic methods to investigate and assess the altered haemodynamic environment in the adult with congenital heart defect, based on detailed patient-specific information.

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU, Rest of UK, International

Subject

Biomedical engineering

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

Home fee, International fee, Stipend

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Power Networks & Smart Grids


Opens:10 May 2017

Are you interested in addressing the global energy challenge? The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Power Networks & Smart Grids - a partnership between Strathclyde and Imperial College - has 10 funded four-year PhD studentships on offer.

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU, Rest of UK, International, The Channels Islands and Isle of Man

Subject

Mechanical and aerospace engineering, Physics, Mathematics and statistics, Electronic and electrical engineering

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

Home fee, Travel costs, Stipend

PhD High-Density Configurable Automotive Charging & Energy Storage Converter


Deadline:30 June 2017 Opens:1 June 2017

A PhD studentship, with industrial engagement, focusing on the power electronics related improvements required to meet Electric Vehicles (EV) charging standards worldwide.

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU, Rest of UK, International, The Channels Islands and Isle of Man

Subject

Mechanical and aerospace engineering, Physics, Mathematics and statistics, Electronic and electrical engineering

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

Home fee, International fee, Stipend

PhD Early Detection of low-level, sub-and-supra-harmonic oscillations in electrical power networks due to the interactions of converter-connected power sources.


Deadline:31 August 2017 Opens:1 June 2017

A 42-month EPSRC industrial PhD CASE studentship, co-supervised by the University of Strathclyde and the National Physical Laboratory (NPL)

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU

Subject

Mechanical and aerospace engineering, Physics, Computer and information sciences, Mathematics and statistics, Electronic and electrical engineering

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

Home fee, Stipend

PhD Data science-enabled telerehabilitation


Deadline:31 August 2017 Opens:1 June 2017

A three-year fully-funded PhD in data processing for healthcare is offered by the Departments of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering, in collaboration with industrial partner, CAPITA.

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU

Subject

Biomedical engineering, Computer and information sciences, Mathematics and statistics, Electronic and electrical engineering

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

Home fee, Stipend

PhD Fine and ultra-fine particles in air: electromagnetic and low temperature plasma decontamination


Deadline:31 August 2017 Opens:1 June 2017

A three year PhD project offered by the High Voltage Technologies (HVT) Research Group, focused on the development of advanced impulsive non-thermal plasma systems for air cleaning and aerosol decontamination operations.

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU, Rest of UK, International, The Channels Islands and Isle of Man

Subject

Physics, Electronic and electrical engineering

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

PhD Non-thermal transient plasma discharges for environmental applications


Deadline:31 August 2017 Opens:1 June 2017

A three year PhD investigating the efficiency of transient non-thermal plasma discharges for different environmental applications is offered by the High Voltage Technologies (HVT) Research group within the Institute for Energy & Environment.

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU, Rest of UK, International, The Channels Islands and Isle of Man

Subject

Physics, Electronic and electrical engineering

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Wind & Marine Energy


Opens:1 October 2016

Are you interested in the application of renewable energy technology and policy? The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Wind & Marine Energy Systems - a partnership between Strathclyde and the University of Edinburgh - has 10 funded four-year PhD studentships on offer.

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU, Rest of UK, International, The Channels Islands and Isle of Man

Subject

Mechanical and aerospace engineering, Physics, Mathematics and statistics, Electronic and electrical engineering

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

Home fee, Travel costs, Stipend, Equipment costs

PhD Advanced Algorithms for Breast Cancer Diagnosis from Tactile Images


Opens:1 June 2017

A 42-month fully-funded PhD project, supported by EPSRC and industry partner PPS, focused on developing a system for automatically diagnosing and classifying lesions associated with breast cancer from tactile images.

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU

Subject

Biomedical engineering, Mechanical and aerospace engineering, Physics, Electronic and electrical engineering

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

Home fee, Travel costs, Stipend

PhD Optimising Maritime System Operations through Asset Health Diagnostics


Deadline:14 July 2017 Opens:1 June 2017

A 3-year fully-funded PhD project, offered by the Institute for Energy & Environment in collaboration with the Maritime Safety Research Centre, in the area of prognostics and health management methods for reliability, availability, maintainability and safety (RAMS) of maritime systems.

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU, Rest of UK

Subject

Mechanical and aerospace engineering, Naval architecture, ocean and marine engineering, Physics, Management science, Electronic and electrical engineering

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

Home fee, Stipend

PhD in Development of a sustainable business model for End-of-life


Opens:1 June 2017

Within the EU, there's a clear gap in practice and research of the conscious management of a ship at the end of its life. This studentship will develop new knowledge and a business model to tackle this problem in a profitable and environmentally friendly way.

Fee status

Subject

Design manufacture and engineering management, Naval architecture, ocean and marine engineering

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

Home fee, Stipend

Control and applications of structured light and chiral molecules


Deadline:1 October 2017 Opens:2 May 2017

Fully-structured light – light that has non-uniform intensity, phase and polarization – lies at the heart of an emerging and extremely promising field of research, with applications in high-resolution imaging, optical communications, and trapping and manipulation of nanoparticles.

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU, Rest of UK, International

Subject

Physics, Chemistry

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

Chalcogenide and inorganic perovskite colloidal semiconductor nanocrystal phosphors for smart lighting


Opens:22 June 2017

This project is part of a collaboration with the group of Prof. Hilmi Volkan Demir, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU). The successful applicant will be expected to spend some time in the laboratory of Prof Demir in Singapore.

Fee status

Home (Scottish), EU, Rest of UK

Subject

Physics

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding

A multidisciplinary approach to elucidate the mechanism of ammonium transport by the ubiquitous family of Amt/Rhesus protein


Opens:31 May 2017

What are the functional features that are important for the ion specificity and ion permeation? What are the structural features that explain the mechanistic difference between Amt (transporter) and Rh (channel)? What are the conformational changes associated with the transport cycle?

Fee status

Subject

Pharmacy and biomedical sciences

Mode of Study

Full Time

Funding