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
Thermal Modelling of Spent Fuel Drying (PDF, 244kB) Dr Andrew Lawrie Mechanical Engineering Available Now
Modelling the effect of voids in Composite Components (PDF, 197kB) Prof Stephen Hallett Aerospace Engineering Available Now
Advanced Composites - Rolls Royce studentships (PDF, 229kB) Composites CDT Advanced Composites Deadline: 11 June 2021
Composite Structural Housing with Integrated Thermal Management (PDF, 224kB) Composites CDT Advanced Composites Deadline: 11 June 2021
Wind Blade Design for Disassembly (PDF, 227kB) Composites CDT Advanced Composites Deadline: 18 June 2021
Hydrogen Ventilation in a Geological Disposal Facility (PDF, 268kB) Dr Andrew Lawrie Mechanical Engineering Deadline: 25 June 2021
Holistic Design Optimisation of Power Electronic Converters (PDF, 290kB) Dr Ian Laird Electrical Energy Management Group Deadline: 15 July 2021
Investigate the ethical and regulatory complexity of testing robotic nano-swarms (PDF, 208kB) Dr Sabine Hauert Engineering Mathematics Deadline: 28 June 2021
Investigating the ethical, social, technology implications in healthcare robots (PDF, 208kB) Prof Jonathan Rossiter Engineering Mathematics Deadline: 28 June 2021
Towards Regulating Autonomous Systems with Evolving Functionality (PDF, 210kB) Prof Kerstin Eder Computer Science Deadline: 28 June 2021
Composites Dry-Fibre Preform Technology for Complex Manufacturing (PDF, 196kB) Dr B.C. Eric Kim Aerospace Deadline: 30 June 2021
A Framework for Economic Assessment of Digital Twin Enabled Smart Assembly (PDF, 193kB) Prof Aydin Nassehi Mechanical Engineering Deadline: 12 July 2021
Virtual Assembly Model for Digital Twin Enabled Smart Assembly (PDF, 194kB) Prof Aydin Nassehi Mechanical Engineering Deadline: 12 July 2021
Approaches to Structural Health Monitoring on aerospace primary structure (PDF, 198kB) Prof Bruce Drinkwater Mechanical Engineering Deadline: July 2021
Dynamic Risk Assessment for Critical Infrastructures under Attack (PDF, 202kB) Prof Awais Rashid Computer Science Deadline: July 2021
Software Programming Abstraction for High Assurance Secure System on Chip Device (PDF, 214kB) Prof Awais Rashid Computer Science Deadline: July 2021
AI-enabled Cyber Wargaming (PDF, 214kB) Prof Trevor Martin Engineering Mathematics Deadline: 31 July 2021
Firmware Binary Code Analysis for Vulnerability Detection towards Cyber Security (PDF, 268kB) Prof Awais Rashid Computer Science Deadline: 31 July 2021
RF and Photonic Engineering for Scaling Spin-based Quantum Information Platforms (PDF, 238kB) Prof Krishna Balram Electrical Engineering Start date: Sept 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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If you have any questions about funding please contact the relevant school office:

School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (CAME)
came-pgr-admissions@bristol.ac.uk

School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Mathematics (SCEEM)
sceem-pgr-admissions@bristol.ac.uk

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