PhD Industrial CASE Studentship in Nuclear Materials Processing

University College London - Department of Chemical Engineering

The Department of Chemical Engineering at University College London (UCL) is seeking a student to work on a PhD project on the electrochemical reduction of plutonium oxide to plutonium metal in molten salts.

The project is funded for 4 years, and is in collaboration with AWE.

UCL vacancy reference: 1713172       

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

Studentship Description

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

Applications must be submitted online via the UCL PRiSM portal:!/?project=253.

Please note that due to the high number of applications received, applications received via email cannot be considered.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact  Dr Rema Abdulaziz (

PhD supervision will be performed by Prof Dan Brett, Dr Paul Shearing and Dr Rema Abdulaziz at UCL with Dr Arfon Jones as the Industrial Supervisor at AWE.


The successful applicant must hold (or soon be expecting to obtain) a 1st, 2:1 (and/or M.Sc.) in a relevant scientific or engineering discipline (e.g. chemical engineering, chemistry, physics, materials) and be a UK citizen.

Contact name: Rema Abdulaziz

Job Description and Person Specification

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