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Recruitment for 10x Funded PhD Studentships for the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment.

Birmingham City University - Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment

The Faculty of Computing, Engineering and The Built Environment (CEBE) is located at the City
Centre Campus
. It comprises of two schools that, together, are able to respond dynamically to the multiple modern technological challenges posed by fast-paced industries.

Our shared vision is to create a powerful centre of technological excellence and innovation, to educate to the highest quality in technologies and engineering and equip students with the technical skills to contribute to the workplace as well as to the wider industry.

Our close links to industry allow students to become involved in the latest research or make a real contribution to business.

We also offer international links that allow us to explore further the emerging technologies, which are crucial for knowledge-sharing. They also offer opportunities for overseas exchange.

Students can find out what to expect from life at the university and how they can contribute by viewing our student partnership agreement.

Through a vast choice of accredited courses supported by more than 300 staff, plus vigorous research activities, CEBE has gained a reputation as the West Midlands' chief hub of knowledgetechnology and skills-transfer into industry.

We are currently recruiting for 10 CEBE projects as listed below. For further information and to apply please click on the link below based on the school you are applying for.

When applying for a particular project please quote the above reference number in your application. If you have any further questions regarding a specific project, please contact the lead below.

For Computing and Digital Media Technology Projects, please click here.  

Code: CEBE-AT-01

School: Computing

Project: Designing Haptic Navigation Systems for Sensory Substitution

Project Lead/Contact Email: Dr Arthur Theil, Arthur.Theil@bcu.ac.uk

Code: CEBE-EV-02

School: Computing

Project: NLP4AECO: Natural Language Processing for automatic compliance checking in Architecture Engineering Construction Operation 

Project Lead/Contact Email: Dr Edlira Vakaj, Edlira.Vakaj@bcu.ac.uk

Code: CEBE-MAK-04

School: Digital Media Technology

Project: Novel Augmented Reality for Radiotherapy Training, Preparation and Delivery

Project Lead/Contact Email: Dr Maadh Al Kalbani, Maadh.AlKalbani@bcu.ac.uk

Code: CEBE-ST-09

School: Computing

Project: Adaptive security for low energy encryption in IoT

Project Lead/Contact Email: Dr Sandy Taramonli, Sandy.Taramonli@bcu.ac.uk

Code: CEBE-VJ-10

School: Engineering

Project: A Systemic Digital Transformation towards developing Smart NetZero Cities

Project Lead/Contact Email: Dr Vahid Javidroozi, Vahid.Javidroozi@bcu.ac.uk  

 

For Engineering Projects, please click here.

Code: CEBE-FH-03

School: Engineering

Project: Human Machine Interactions and Transition of Control in Highly Automated Driving

Project Lead/Contact Email: Dr Foroogh Hajiseyedjavadi, Foroogh.Hajiseyedjavadi@bcu.ac.uk

Code: CEBE-MO-05

School: Engineering

Project: Machine Learning Approach to Monitoring Structural Health in Wind Turbine Blades

Project Lead/Contact Email: Dr Mario de Oliveira, Mario.DeOliveira@bcu.ac.uk

Code: CEBE-OI-07

School: Engineering

Project: Efficient and FLexible Air Source Heat Pump to Decarbonise Domestic Heating (EFLAS-HP).

Project Lead/Contact Email: Dr Olusegun Ilori, Olusegun.Ilori@bcu.ac.uk

 

For Built Environment Projects, please click here.

Code: CEBE-MHT-06

School: Built Environment

Project: A ‘Whole Systems’ approach for Birmingham: the role of digital tools in inclusive and sustainable city planning.

Project Lead/Contact Email: Dr Miguel Hincapie Trivino, miguel.hincapietrivino@bcu.ac.uk

 

Code: CEBE-ST-08

School: Built Environment

Project: Generating Digital Twins for underground infrastructure with advanced digital sensing technologies

Project Lead/Contact Email: Dr Saeed Talebi, Saeed.Talebi@bcu.ac.uk

 

Funding Details

Based on the UK Research and Innovation rates for 2022 – 2023, this funding model includes a 36 month fully funded PhD Studentship, in-line with the Research Council values, which comprises a tax-free stipend paid monthly (£16,062 for 2022-2023) per year and a Full Time Home Fee Scholarship (£4,596 for 2022-2023) for up to 3 years, subject to you making satisfactory progression within your PhD research.

Additional Funding Information 

International students will be required to pay the difference between the International Fee Rate and Home Fee Rate. All applicants will receive the same stipend irrespective of fee status.

Closing Application Dates:

Home Applicants (including Pre-Settled and EU Settled)

23:59 on Monday 31st October 2022 for a February 2023 start.

International Applicants

23:59 on Saturday 1st October 2022 for a February 2023 start.

Location of Job

School of Engineering and Built Environment
Millennium Point, Curzon Street, B4 7XG


School of Computing and Digital Media Technology, STEAMhouse
Cardigan Street, B4 7XG

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Birmingham
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International Students
Funding amount: See advert
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 3rd May 2022
Closes: 3rd August 2022
Reference: BCU-CEBE-10
   
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