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Current Vacancies

PhD in High Fidelity Virtual Face-to-Face Production Engineering Meetings

Funding source: EPSRC DTP + Leete Award

Stipend: Standard Research Council Maintenance Award: £15,285 + £2,571.43 top up (top up is subject to funding) for 3.5 years

Available to UK nationals

Start date: We would ideally like someone to start as soon as possible, but we can offer some flexibility on this - please contact us to discuss

PhD in High Temperature Considerations around Battery Performance and Approaches to Mitigating Associated Degradation Effects in Li-ion/Polymer Batteries

Sponsor Company: HMGCC

Stipend: £18,285 for 3.5 years

Available to UK/EU nationals

Start date: We would ideally like someone to start as soon as possible, but we can offer some flexibility on this - please contact us to discuss

PhD in Safe and Explainable AI

Funding source: Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTP)

Stipend: Standard Research Council Maintenance Award - £15,285 for 3 years

Available to UK/EU nationals

Start date: We would ideally like someone to start as soon as possible, but we can offer some flexibility on this - please contact us to discuss

PhD in Intelligent Cyber-Physical Connectors for Digital Twins of Steel Pipes and Structural Hollow Sections

Funding source: EPSRC iCase

Sponsor Company: Tata Steel

Stipend: £18,009 for 4 years

Available to UK/EU nationals

Start date: September/October 2020

PhD in High-speed X-ray Imaging for Manufacturing: Reconstruction and Data Optimisation

Funding source: EPSRC iCase

Sponsor Company: TESCAN

Stipend: £18,009 for 4 years

Available to UK/EU nationals

Start date: We would ideally like someone to start as soon as possible, but we can offer some flexibility on this - please contact us to discuss

PhD in Steel By-Product Treatment for High-Value Commercial Use

Funding source: EPSRC iCase

Sponsor Company: Tata Steel

Stipend: £18,009 for 4 years

Available to UK/EU nationals

Start date: October 2020

CDT programme to Advance the Deployment of Future Mobility Technologies (CDT FMT)

Funding Source: The Centre for Doctoral Training

Stipend: £19,000 (tax free) per annum

Available to UK/EU nationals

Start date: August 2020

PhD in Deep Reinforcement Learning for Smart Steel Processing

Funding source: WMG Studentship

Stipend: £18,009 per annum for 3.5 years

Available to UK/EU nationals

Start date: We would ideally like someone to start as soon as possible, but we can offer some flexibility on this - please contact us to discuss

EngD in Advanced Battery Diagnostic Methods Using Frequency Methods 

Sponsor Company: AMETEK, Inc

Stipend: £16,509 for 3 years plus £4,000 top-up

Available to UK/EU nationals

Start date: We would ideally like someone to start as soon as possible, but we can offer some flexibility on this - please contact us to discuss

PhD in Manufacturing of Thermoplastic Composites

Funding source: WMG Studentship

Stipend: Standard Research Council Maintenance Award - £15,009 for 3 years

Available to UK/EU nationals

Start Date: We would ideally like someone to start as soon as possible, but we can offer some flexibility on this - please contact us to discuss

PhD in Aircraft Electrification

Funding source: WCPRS award + Vertical Aerospace

Stipend: Standard Research Council Maintenance Award - £15,009 for 3.5 years

Available to UK/EU nationals

Start date: We would ideally like someone to start as soon as possible, but we can offer some flexibility on this - please contact us to discuss