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

Multiscale Modelling of Shale Gas Flows
  • Multiscale Thermofluids
Systems Modelling from Atoms to Processes, Multiphase Flows and Transport Phenomena, Multiphase flows, interfaces and phase change from nano- to macro-scales, Multiphase, interfacial and chemically reacting flows at the macro-scale, Non-continuum and non-equilibrium fluid mechanics

Dr Matthew Karl Borg

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

Dr Stephen Welch

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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