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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.

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Geo-environmental Engineering

Self-healing of plant-stabilised geotechnical structures.

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Biomedical Engineering

Opportunities available in the Biomedical Engineering Research Group.

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Numerical modelling of multiphase flows

This project aims to develop a numerical framework which can be applied to various multiphase flow problems (gas-liquid, gas-liquid-solid, etc) in engineering and scientific research fields such as energy, environment and manufacturing.

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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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Natural Flood Processes for Flood Risk Management

This project aims to develop a novel methodology to assess the effectiveness of Natural Flood Management (NFM) interventions at catchment reach levels.

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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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Towards Printing and Packing Energy Storage Devices

The goal of this project is to investigate the development of novel inks based on graphene and ceramic nanoparticles and to achieve multimaterial 3D printing for assembling on energy storage devices such as batteries or supercapacitors.

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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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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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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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Numerical Modelling of Turbulent Interfacial Flows and Fluid-Structure Interaction

This PhD project will focus on research in the areas of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) for interfacial and multiphase flows in environmental & industrial applications.

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Effect of soil biofilm on soil mechanical and hydrological behaviour

The impact of biofilms on mechanical and hydraulic behaviour of soil structures is only now beginning to be thoroughly explored through work at Cardiff and elsewhere.

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Translating Metallic Automotive Components to Advanced Materials

This project aims to develop standardised approaches and methodologies for the translation of a metallic component to a composite material through computational analysis, physical testing and advanced video strain analysis.

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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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Tribology and failure of elastohydrodynamic contacts operating in the mixed lubrication regime

The aim of this project is to further the state-of-the-art understanding of the fatigue-related nature of micropitting in realistic gear tooth contacts.

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Magnetic control of nanocomposite microstructure

This project aims to exploit the effect of nano-scale particles under exposure to a magnetic field and, through the application of more complex multi-directional and variable magnetic fields, it will seek to develop complex microstructures within polymer nanocomposites.

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Quasi-metamaterials: Quasicrystalline mechanical metamaterial concepts for advanced engineering applications

This project will attempt to provide guidelines for an effective design of innovative metamaterials based on a quasicrystalline (QC) microstructure through fully two- and three-dimensional framework of quasicrystalline-based materials.

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3D printed phantoms for high-resolution radionuclide imaging

This project aims to build full 3D radioactive paper phantoms with highly heterogeneous uptake and complex geometry and extend its application to the validation of texture analysis algorithms in order to provide the best possible resolution and geometric accuracy.

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Audible acoustics for damage detection in aerospace composite structures

The main objective of this research is to produce an efficient and multi-scale methodology to analyse the flow behaviour and rheology of complex multiphase flow processes encountered in number of physical and biological phenomena.

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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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Modelling particles and fibres suspended material flow for industrial applications

The main objective of this research is to produce an efficient and multi-scale methodology to analyse the flow behaviour and rheology of complex multiphase flow processes encountered in number of physical and biological phenomena.

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