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Funded PhD Projects

The University of Nottingham is ranked 8th in the UK for overall research power by the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) and is ranked 3rd for research power in general engineering.

More than 98% of engineering research is of international quality, with 85% graded as world leading or internationally excellent. With access to state-of-the-art facilities, as an engineering PhD student you could be working alongside leading scholars from around the world.

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Currently available PhD projects

Engineering
Title Research Group  Eligibility Closing date

PhD Studentship: Engineering sustainable routes to carbon capture and reusage: Conversion of CO2 from steelworks to coating products

Sustainable Process Technologies UK and EU students
06 June 2019

PhD Research Studentship - Advanced Rolling Element Bearing Lifing Methods

Gas Turbine and Transmissions Research Centre UK and EU students 20 June 2019

PhD Scholarship - Melting in granular flows

Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Geoprocceses UK and EU students 25 June 2019

PhD Studentship: Meta models for prediction and minimisation of the effects induced by construction

Centre for Structural Engineering and Informatics UK and EU students 26 June 2019

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Geosptial Systems - 4 year PhD Studentships 

Nottingham Geospatial Institute UK and EU students 30 June 2019

Experimental Thermofluids in Aerospace - HEU Funded Studentships 

Gas Turbine and Transmissions Research Centre UK and EU students 30 June 2019

3 year PhD studentship - 3D Printing with 1D Functional Nanomaterials

Centre for Additive Manufacturing UK and EU students 05 July 2019

PhD on 3D Data Fusion of Complex Environments in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Geospatial Systems funded by Ordnance Survey

Nottingham Geospatial Institute UK and EU students  08 July 2019

Rolls Royce sponsored PhD scholarship – Machining of new aerospace materials

Advanced Manufacturing Technology  UK and EU students 09 July 2019

Investigation on material degradation during tip-rub events

Gas Turbine and Transmissions Research Centre UK and EU students 15 July 2019

PhD Studentship: Design the next generation of electromagnetic sensing technologies

Advanced Materials Research Group UK and EU students 24 July 2019

PhD Studentship: Neptune – Inkjet printing digital image generation and compensation for surface chemistry effects

Centre for Additive Manufacturing UK and EU students 31 July 2019
PhD Studentship: Inkjet printing of non-solvent polyimide materials Centre for Additive Manufacturing UK and EU students 31 July 2019

PhD Studentship - Vulcan – Vat photopolymerization on wafer printing

Centre for Additive Manufacturing UK and EU students 31 July 2019

Ph.D. Studentship: Improving early detection of oesophageal cancer with low-cost capsule endoscopy

Optics and Photonics Research Group UK and EU students 31 July 2019

3 year PhD Studentship in Novel micro/nano scale characterisation of interfaces in multimaterial additive manufacturing (3D printing)

Centre for Additive Manufacturing UK and EU students 31 July 2019

3 year PhD Studentship in Preparation and Use of Polymeric Surfactants in Additive Manufacture

Centre for Additive Manufacturing UK and EU students 31 July 2019

3 year PhD Studentship in Production and Use of oligomers (controlled low molecular polymers) in Additive Manufacture

Centre for Additive Manufacturing UK and EU students 31 July 2019

PhD Studentship: Novel approaches to the long term release of biomacromolecules

Centre for Additive Manufacturing UK and EU students 31 July 2019
PhD Studentship: Predictive modelling and design optimisation of erodible drug delivery systems Centre for Additive Manufacturing UK and EU students 31 July 2019

PhD Studentship: Estimating the stiffness and mass contribution of soil in dynamic soil-pile interaction for offshore structures

Nottingham Centre for Geomechanics UK and EU students 01 August 2019

3 year PhD Studentship in Future for Additive Manufacturing Platform Grant - Ultrafast AM of Novel Materials

Centre for Additive Manufacturing UK and EU students 02 August 2019

Industrially funded PhD in Computational and Experimental Thermofluids

Gas Turbine and Transmissions Research Centre UK and EU only. 02 August 2019

3 year PhD studentship - Hybrid bioinstructive / delivery particles fabricated through microfluidics and two photon polymerisation for immune modulation

Centre for Additive Manufacturing UK and EU only. 06 August 2019

Rolls-Royce sponsored PhD Scholarship – Novel grinding technology with advanced cooling capabilities

Advanced Manufacturing Technology  UK and EU students 07 August 2019

PhD Studentship: Characterization of Pile Driving Induced Ground Motions

Nottingham Centre for Geomechanics students 07 Aug 2019

Rolls-Royce sponsored PhD scholarship – Mechatronics system for hybrid manufacturing processing

Advanced Manufacturing Technology  UK and EU students 07 August 2019

Rolls-Royce sponsored PhD scholarship – Computer vision and robot control for performing on-wing repair of aero-engines

Advanced Manufacturing Technology  UK and EU students 07 August 2019
EPSRC PhD I CASE Award – Industrially Supported PhD in Biomedical Electronic Engineering Optics and Photonics Research Group UK and EU students 09 Aug 2019
‘Advancing the physical-chemical and engineering understanding of coffee foams’ University of Nottingham (Nottingham, UK) Food, Water, Waste Research Group Students 21 August 2019
4 year funded PhD Studentship: High capacity mixed metal borohydrides ammoniates for hydrogen storage applications Advanced Materials Research Group UK Students 31 August 2019

Development of new absorber technologies for CO2 capture and usage

Low Carbon Energy and Resources Technologies Research Group UK Students 03 September 2019

Doctor of Engineering (EngD): Biomass Densification for Minimal Drying Energy and Optimised Pellet Quality

Low Carbon Energy and Resources Technologies Research Group UK and EU students 03 September 2019

PhD studentship: Resilient Pharmacy Dispensing Processes

Resilience Engineering UK and EU students 13 September 2019

How to apply

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There are no fees for PhD applications. The application fee only applies to postgraduate taught courses.

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