PhD Studentships in Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering

Loughborough University - Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering

Application details:

Reference number: AACME-GENAAE-2018

Start date: 1st July or 1st October 2018

Funding amount: Up to 14777 per annum

The Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering has a number of University funded PhD studentships available to start in July and October 2018. We welcome applications from individuals who are interested in developing a PhD project based on the broad topics described below with a supervisor. UK/EU students are eligible to receive University funding although we welcome applications from any students who are able to self-fund and we may be able to provide a partial fee waiver for exceptional international candidates.

The Department's research has a particular focus in the application areas of Intelligent Mobility and Autonomous Systems; Gas Turbine Combustion Systems, Vehicle Aerodynamics; Advanced Automotive Propulsion and Energy Storage with underpinning discipline strengths in control, structures and materials, risk and reliability, CFD and structural dynamics and acoustics. 

For general information:

Postgraduate Research Admissions: June Lennie +44 (0)1509 223331 

Entry requirements: Applicants should have, or expect to achieve, at least a 2:1, and preferably a First Class, Honours degree (or equivalent) and in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or a related subject. Candidates should have good communication and team working skills.

Funding information: These projects are funded by Loughborough University and for UK/EU candidates, each includes a stipend of ~14500 per annum for 3 years and your tuition fees at the UK/EU rate will also be funded. In addition, you will have the opportunity to earn up to 1,800 per annum through teaching support.

How to apply: All applications should be made online at Please quote the reference AACME-GENAAE-2018 on all correspondence and especially on the application form. Please ensure that you select TTRP12 under 'Programme Name' on the application form. 

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