|Location:||Newcastle upon Tyne|
|Funding for:||UK Students, EU Students|
|Funding amount:||£18,500 per year|
|Placed On:||10th January 2019|
|Closes:||20th February 2019|
Value of award
The award is worth £18,500 per year, contributing towards your PhD tuition fees and living costs. Total value of the award is £74,000.
Number of awards
Start date and duration
April 2019 for 4 years.
Application closing date
20 February 2019.
The School of Engineering has a Mechanical Engineering PhD studentship opportunity available in the area of zero-carbon fuel powered electrical propulsion system.
The successful applicant is to work with a research team to develop an innovative prototype of ammonia/hydrogen dual fuelled engine-generator with zero carbon emissions. Fundamental combustion research, software assisted design work for new engine and generator development, and extensive multidisciplinary experiments on a lab-scale prototype are centred in the PhD student project with a clear focus in one specific area in terms of the successful applicant’s background.
The PhD project closely links to an ongoing EPSRC project. More information could be found from: https://gow.epsrc.ukri.org/NGBOViewGrant.aspx?GrantRef=EP/S00193X/1
Name of supervisor(s)
You must have, or expect to achieve, at least a 2:1 honours degree or international equivalent, in mechanical engineering, marine engineering, electrical engineering or a related engineering subject.
This award is available to UK/EU and international candidates. If English is not your first language, you must have IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all sub-skills).
How to apply
You must apply through the University’s online postgraduate application system. To do this please ‘Create a new account’.
All relevant fields should be completed, but fields marked with a red asterisk must to be completed. The following information will help us to process your application. You will need to:
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