PhD Opportunities in Mechanical Engineering

PhD Research Project opportunities in Mechanical Engineering

PhD Titlesort descending Research Institute Research Themes Principal Investigator
A simulator of the dynamics of America’s Cup foiling catamarans
  • Energy Systems
Naval Architecture

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

Aerodynamics of high-performance yacht sails
  • Energy Systems
Naval Architecture

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

Aerodynamics of the Scottish thistle, the national flower of Scotland
  • Energy Systems
Energy and Climate Change

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

Aerodynamics of the gliding seeds of the Javan cucumber vine
  • Energy Systems
Energy and Climate Change

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

Bio-inspired micro-decelerators
  • Energy Systems
Energy and Climate Change, Materials and Structures, Sensors

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

Bio-inspired morphing blades for wind and tidal turbines
  • Energy Systems
Energy and Climate Change, Offshore Renewable Energy

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

Boundary integral methods for Stokes-flow parachutes
  • Energy Systems
Energy and Climate Change

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

Energy transfer processes at gas/wall interfaces under extreme conditions
  • Multiscale Thermofluids
Multiphase flows, interfaces and phase change from nano- to macro-scales, Multiphase, interfacial and chemically reacting flows at the macro-scale

Dr Brian Peterson

Lightweight composite structures for high-performance applications
  • Infrastructure and Environment
Institute for Infrastructure and Environment Themes

Dr Francisca-Martinez-Hergueta

Pushing the boundaries of fire modelling
  • Infrastructure and Environment
Fire Safety Engineering

Dr Stephen Welch

Remanufacture of Marine Composite Components based on Improved Service Data and Field Diagnostics
  • Materials and Processes
Carbon Capture and Separation Processes, Reaction Engineering and Catalysis, Systems Modelling from Atoms to Processes, Multiphase Flows and Transport Phenomena, Materials Design, Processing and Characterisation

Dr Edward McCarthy

Solar thermal energy for sorption heating and cooling
  • Materials and Processes
Materials Design, Processing and Characterisation

Dr Giulio Santori

Transition Engineering Towards Carbon Capture In Natural Gas Combined Cycles With Exhaust Gas Recycling (TECC-GAS)
  • Energy Systems
Carbon Capture and Separation Processes

Dr Mathieu Lucquiaud

Variable Stiffness Actuation for Bioinspired Underwater Vehicle Design
  • Bioengineering
  • Integrated Micro and Nano Systems
Materials and Structures, Optical Systems and Materials, Sensors, Smart MEMS and Microsystems Technology, Smart Wireless Devices and Systems

Dr Francesco Giorgio-Serchi

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