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Prof Li Ran

School of Engineering, University of Warwick

Supervisor: Prof Li Ran
Closing date: 30 August 2016
Start date: 3rd October 2016

Project Overview: A fully funded PhD studentship is available to work on condition monitoring of power electronic converters in offshore wind turbines. The study will develop and implement practical techniques for condition monitoring based on fundamental research carried out in recent years in the group and will extend to include the complex operating conditions of offshore wind. The student will have the opportunity to work with leading companies in the wind industry, as well as being part of a strong and dynamic power electronics research group at Warwick University.
The studentship includes fees and stipend for 3 years. In return, we expect the candidate to be highly self-motivated and responsible. Please contact Professor Li Ran by email ( or phone (024 761 51898).

Eligibility: UK or EU candidates with a 1st or 2.1 UK Honours degree in either of the subjects: electrical engineering, electronics, applied physics or maths is desirable. We are looking for confident, self-motivated candidates with good interpersonal skills, and abilities to perform excellent research leading to high quality research outcomes and publications.

Funding: The studentship covers 100% tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and standard stipend circa £14,254.

How to apply: To apply for this post you must complete the online application form and quote scholarship reference LR16

As soon as you have a University ID number you will be invited to upload your degree certificate, transcripts, CV and a personal statement that explains your specific research interests and why you should be considered for this award. Application form:

Application Form Course Details:
Department: School of Engineering
Course Type: Research
Course: Engineering (PhD)