PhD Opportunities in Mechanical Engineering

PhD Research Project opportunities in Mechanical Engineering

PhD Titlesort ascending Research Institute Research Themes Principal Investigator
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

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

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

Dr Giulio Santori

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

Dr Stephen Welch

Morphogenetic blade design: coupled self-restructuring and self-healing meta-skins
  • Materials and Processes
Institute for Energy Systems Themes, Institute for Materials and Processes Themes

Dr Parvez Alam

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

Dr Francisca-Martinez-Hergueta

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

Composite Material and Structural Design for Morphing Tidal Blades for Improved Renewable Energy Harvesting
  • Materials and Processes
Institute for Energy Systems Themes, Institute for Materials and Processes Themes

Dr Edward McCarthy

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

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

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

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

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

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 high-performance yacht sails
  • Energy Systems
Naval Architecture

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

A simulator of the dynamics of America’s Cup foiling catamarans
  • Energy Systems
Naval Architecture

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

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