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Fully Funded EPSRC DTP PhD Scholarship: Autonomous Robots for Pollution Source Localisation and Visualisation

Swansea University - Engineering

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Swansea
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students
Funding amount: £15,009 p.a., there will also be additional funds available for research expenses
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 3rd December 2019
Closes: 31st January 2020

This scholarship is funded by the EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership.

Start date: April 2020

Subject areas: Robotics

Project description:

This project aims at developing autonomous robots to perform environment monitoring, pollution source localisation, pollution mapping. The project includes the prototyping of the robotic platform with multiple sensors, the design of control and navigation algorithms of robots to maximise the monitoring efficiency. Theoretical analysis, simulation study and experimental validation will be provided by the applicant.

Project supervisors: Dr Shuai Li


Academic eligibility

Candidates should hold a first or upper second class honours degree (or its equivalent) in engineering or similar relevant science discipline. Background in Robotics and Control Theory is considered.

Experience in Matlab, Simulink, matlab robotic toolbox and/or Vrep is required.

We would normally expect the academic and English Language requirements to be met by point of application. For details on the University’s English Language entry requirements, please visit –

Residential criteria

Due to funding restrictions, this scholarship is open to UK/EU candidates only.

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