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PhD Studentship in Antennas for 5G Communications

The University of Manchester - School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Manchester
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International Students
Funding amount: Funding is available (Fees and stipend for Home/eligible EU; Part fees or stipend only for International)
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 14th May 2019
Closes: 31st July 2019

Duration: 3 years

Anticipated start date for project: July or September 2019

Information about the project:

Applications are invited for an industrially funded PhD studentship to undertake research on Antennas for 5G Communications. The three-year studentship will be supervised by Professor Zhipeng Wu in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. The start date will be July or September 2019.

The project will investigate the design of compact and broadband antennas suitable for applications in 5G communication frequency bands. It will involve electromagnetic modelling, simulation, construction and laboratory testing of various antennas at the University of Manchester.

Qualifications applicants should have/expected to receive:

The applicant should have a very good honours degree or Master degree in antennas, electromagnetic modelling or an electrical engineering subject, and meet the academic requirements for enrolment for a doctorate at the University of Manchester.

The applicant will be an enthusiastic and self-motivated person, having a rigorous and disciplined approach to research. Good team-working and communication skills are essential.


Funding is available (Fees and stipend for Home/eligible EU; Part fees or stipend only for International) to support a successful applicant.

Contact for further information:

For further details please contact Prof. Zhipeng Wu directly (

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should initially send an up-to-date curriculum vitae to

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