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Engineering

We offer a 3 year PhD programme, a 4 year integrated PhD programme, an EngD programme, and a 1 year MPhil degree programme.

PhD, MPhil, EngD Full-time, Part-time Programme

Geo-environmental Engineering

Self-healing of plant-stabilised geotechnical structures.

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Engineering: Mechanics, Materials and Advanced Manufacturing

The wide ranging research theme of Mechanics, Materials and Advanced Manufacturing incorporates cutting edge research which fosters innovation and sustainability, supports social and economic development, and contributes to improvements in health and quality of life by ensuring the safety and best performance of materials and structures.

PhD, MPhil, EngD Full-time, Part-time Area

Biomedical Engineering

Opportunities available in the Biomedical Engineering Research Group.

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Biomedical smart fabric wearable devices

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on energy and environment.

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Advanced Materials and Computational Mechanics

Opportunities available within the field of Materials, and Advanced and Computational Mechanics.

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Intelligent remote monitoring of knee implants

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on energy and environment.

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Development of Graphene/ceramic composites with damage self-monitoring capabilities

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on energy and environment.

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Response of plant roots to mechanical and hydraulic stresses – implications for geotechnical performance

Geotechnical structures such as engineered slopes often include the presence of plants of various types.

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Resilient Materials for Life - Self-confining concrete

The aim of this PhD is to develop the concept of using shape memory polymer (SMP) tendons for the self-prestressing and self-healing of concrete elements.

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Phytoremediation of light non-aqueous phase liquids in soils

Phytoremediation uses natural processes in plants to remove or destroy harmful contamination in soils.

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Synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials for photocatalysis

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on mechanics, materials and advanced manufacturing.

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Bio-geotechnical engineering of natural and engineered slopes using biofilm

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on energy and environment.

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Modelling Particles/Fibres Suspended Material Flow for Industrial Applications

Particles/fibres suspended material flow is encountered in many disciplines of science and engineering.

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Mechanical Forces Due to Lightning Strikes to Aircraft

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on mechanics, materials and advanced manufacturing.

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Transport of alternative gases using existing pipeline networks

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on energy and environment.

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Periodic composite metamaterials for vibroacoustic insulation

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on mechanics, materials and advanced manufacturing.

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Energy harvesting and novel power supplies for body sensor networks and implantable devices

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on health, technology and the digital world.

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Micro and nano scale statistical properties of randomly rough engineering surfaces and their tribological properties

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on mechanics, materials and advanced manufacturing.

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Ultrasonic guided wave-based structural health monitoring of composites under uncertainty

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on mechanics, materials and advanced manufacturing.

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation as a Safe and Effective Brain Stimulation Tool

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on energy and environment.

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Robot learning from demonstration (LfD) with scene understanding for Human-Robot Collaboration

Robot learning from demonstration (LfD) is a method that allows end users to teach a robot new skills without knowledge of programming.

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Semantic SLAM and Ontological Representation for Robot Navigation and Decision Making in Unstructured Environment

LAM (Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping) allows robots to operate in an unknown environment by incrementally building a map, while simultaneously localising itself with reference to the map.

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Enhancing the predictability and reliability of mechanical machining on the nanoscale via a novel modelling approach

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on mechanics, materials and advanced manufacturing.

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Micro-pitting failure of gear tooth surfaces – the influence of running-in and residual stress

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on mechanics, materials and advanced manufacturing.

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Medium Voltage Direct Current (MVDC) Systems in Electricity Distribution Networks

This PhD project will focus on the heart of Medium Voltage (MV) distribution networks, i.e., topologies and the associated controllers of power converters.

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A futuristic science based approach to enhance quality and durability of High Performance Pre-cast Concrete Products

Concrete infrastructure projects are currently designed for delivery on time and budget through efficient management of construction processes.

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A futuristic science based approach to enhance quality and durability of high performance pre-cast concrete products

The aim of this project is to develop an accurate and efficient computational procedure to simulate the flow of self-compacting concrete into formwork.

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Ammonia-methane power generation for CO₂ mitigation in steelwork processes

This project seeks to establish a new NH₃/CH₄ cycle and a laboratory-based device for the recovery and use of ammonia produced during the steel-making process in the blast furnaces located at Port Talbot, Wales.

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