PhD Opportunities

PhD Research Project opportunities at the Institute for Energy Systems (IES)
PhD Titlesort descending Research Themes Principal Investigator
A simulator of the dynamics of America’s Cup foiling catamarans Naval Architecture

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

Advanced Marine Renewable Energy Harvesting via Added-mass-variation Control Electrical Power Conversion, Offshore Renewable Energy, Environmental Engineering

Dr Francesco Giorgio-Serchi

Aerodynamics of high-performance yacht sails Naval Architecture

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

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

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

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

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

Autonomous Vehicles Design for Operation in Rough Seas Naval Architecture, Sensors, Smart MEMS and Microsystems Technology

Dr Aristides Kiprakis

Bio-inspired high-efficient arrays of tidal energy converters Bioengineering, Offshore Renewable Energy

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

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

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

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

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

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

Dr Ignazio Maria Viola

Investigation of alternative generation technologies for wave energy Institute for Energy Systems Themes

Henry Jeffrey

Materials, processes and structures to reduce thermal loses and aid energy storage and recovery at Ultra-High Temperature Energy Storage and Carbon Capture

Dr Adam Robinson

Modular Multilevel Power Converters for Medium Voltage Applications Institute for Energy Systems Themes

Dr Michaël M.C. Merlin

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

Dr Mathieu Lucquiaud

Virtual Synchronous Machine functionality in Voltage Source Converter: Control and design requirements Institute for Energy Systems Themes

Dr Michaël M.C. Merlin

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