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 high-efficient arrays of tidal energy converters
  • Energy Systems
Bioengineering, Offshore Renewable Energy

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

Elucidating the molecular-level interactions between nanocarbons and biological membranes
  • Infrastructure and Environment
  • Materials and Processes
Institute for Infrastructure and Environment Themes, Institute for Materials and Processes Themes

Dr Santiago Romero-Vargas Castrillón

Energy transfer processes at gas/wall interfaces under extreme conditions
  • Multiscale Thermofluids
Institute for Multiscale Thermofluids Themes

Dr Brian Peterson

LED-driven photocatalytic oxidation technology for water purification
  • Bioengineering
  • Infrastructure and Environment
  • Integrated Micro and Nano Systems
  • Materials and Processes
Environmental Engineering, Reaction Engineering and Catalysis

Dr Thalia Chatzisymeon

Offshore Renewable Energy (Industrial Doctorate Centre)
  • Energy Systems
Electrical Power Conversion, Energy and Climate Change, Energy Policy, Economics and Innovation, Energy Storage and Carbon Capture, Naval Architecture, Offshore Renewable Energy, Power Systems

Prof David Ingram

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
Institute for Materials and Processes Themes

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
  • Integrated Micro and Nano Systems
Institute for Micro and Nano Systems Themes

Dr Francesco Giorgio-Serchi

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