PEMC is delighted to be partnering with Newcastle University to host the Sustainable Electric Propulsion Centre for Doctoral Training. Funded by EPSRC and industry, the CDT will create a new generation of UK power electronics and electric drives specialists and leaders, who will ensure that the revolution of moving away from harmful fossil fuel propulsion progresses rapidly and successfully.
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PhD students on the SEP CDT receive their doctorate after 4 years of research, plus enhanced and tailored training. Highlights of the programme include:

  • Fusion-Training-Units - a revolutionary new training method combining technical knowledge with professional skills.
  • Supervisor-on-Demand scheme - students will get support from their main academic and industrial supervisor and also from a pool of experts throughout training and research.
  • A large choice of taught modules and laboratories - subjects in engineering, science, business tailored to students' needs.
SEP CDT Cohort 1
SEP CDT Cohort 1
SEP CDT Launch event Feb 2020
SEP CDT Launch Event, February 2020
SEP CDT Cohort 2
SEP CDT Cohort 2

Students work with valued industrial sponsors on placements, and the CDT is supported by over 30 industrial and network partners to deliver unprecedented high-quality research and comprehensive training.

More details, how to get involved as an industrial sponsor, and how to apply as a student can be found on the SEP CDT website or by contacting Dr Rebecca Burns

World-class research at the University of Nottingham

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