PhD Studentship in Highly Distributed Mechanisms for Control and Optimization in Smart Grids

University of Cambridge - Department of Engineering

A PhD position in the area of control and optimization with applications in smart grids and/or biological networks is available at the University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering with a start date on October 1st 2018. Full funding for both fees and maintenance will be provided to UK applicants or EU applicants who have been resident in the UK for 3 years prior to the start date. The project will be supervised by Dr Ioannis Lestas (icl20@cam.ac.uk) who can also be contacted for any inquiries. Applicants with interests in control theory and/or power systems and/or biological networks are encouraged to apply. A background in these areas is not a prerequisite and applicants with a background in mathematics, engineering or physics are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants should have (or expect to obtain by the start date) at least a good 2.1 degree.

Full funding for fees and maintenance is available for UK applicants and EU applicants who have been resident in the UK for 3 years prior to the start of the studentship (see eligibility criteria here www.epsrc.ac.uk/skills/students/help/eligibility)

Overseas students are not eligible and should not apply

Applications should be submitted via the University of Cambridge Graduate Admissions web pages www.admin.cam.ac.uk/students/gradadmissions/prospec/apply

with Ioannis Lestas identified as the potential supervisor.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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PhD

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South East England