PhD opportunities

Engineering Research scholarships and PhD vacancies 

These include EPSRC Industrial CASE and Interdisciplinary scholarships.


Follow the links in this table for full informationAcademicGroup/DepartmentDeadline/start date
CFD Modelling of Distributed Propulsion Systems (PDF, 259kB) Prof Mahdi Azarpeyvand Aerospace Engineering Available Now
Asymptotic Analysis of Nonlinear Lattice Systems (PDF, 198kB) Dr Cameron Hall Engineering Mathematics Start date: Jan 2022
Holistic Design Optimisation of Power Electronic Converters (PDF, 254kB) Dr Ian Laird Electrical Energy Management Group Deadline: Dec 2021
Composites Dry-Fibre Preform Technology for Complex Manufacturing (PDF, 192kB) Dr B.C. Eric Kim Aerospace Deadline: Nov 2021
A Framework for Economic Assessment of Digital Twin Enabled Smart Assembly (PDF, 194kB) Prof Aydin Nassehi Mechanical Engineering Deadline: Dec 2021
Approaches to Structural Health Monitoring on aerospace primary structure (PDF, 198kB) Prof Bruce Drinkwater Mechanical Engineering Deadline: Nov 2021
Dynamic Risk Assessment for Critical Infrastructures under Attack (PDF, 202kB) Prof Awais Rashid Computer Science Deadline: Dec 2021
Software Programming Abstraction for High Assurance Secure System on Chip Device (PDF, 214kB) Prof Awais Rashid Computer Science Deadline: Dec 2021
Hydrogen Ventilation in a Geological Disposal Facility (PDF, 233kB) Dr Andrew Lawrie Mechanical Engineering Deadline: 29 Oct 2021
End-to-End Dynamic and Entanglement based Quantum Networking (PDF, 227kB) Prof Reza Nejabati Electrical Engineering Start date: 1 Nov 2021
Aerodynamics and Noise of Next-Generation Distributed Propulsion System (PDF, 220kB) Dr Nick Zang Aerospace Engineering Deadline: Dec 2021
Aerodynamics and Aeroacoustic Simulation of Urban Air Mobility Systems (PDF, 220kB) Dr Beckett Zhou / Prof Mahdi Azarpeyvand Aerospace Engineering Start date: 1 Oct 2021
Multisensory Technologies for inclusive Social Play between Autistic Children (PDF, 226kB) Dr Oussama Metatla Computer Science Deadline: Dec 2021
SiC Power Electronic Conversion for Wind Power (PDF, 197kB) Dr Saeed Jahdi Electrical and Electronic Engineering Start date: 1 Dec 2021

Research group PhDs

Other PhD opportunities may be available directly through research groups and advertised on their websites.

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Centres for Doctoral Training

Recent awards from The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) recognise Bristol's academic excellence and multi-disciplinary research environment. Find out more about funded PhD programmes.

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School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (CAME)

School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Mathematics (SCEEM)

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