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PhD in Electronic and Electrical Engineering

University of Sheffield

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Sheffield
Funding for: UK Students
Funding amount: The studentship will pay 100% Tuition fees (£4596/yearly for home applicants only, i.e., UK citizens) and living costs (£17668 /yearly). The funded period of this PhD is 3.5 years.
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 24th January 2023
Closes: 31st March 2023
 

This PhD position is oriented to home (UK national) candidates who are interested in developing a high-quality research profile in one or more relevant areas of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, including:

  • Power Electronics (topology design and applications)
  • Control Systems (control design and experimental validation)
  • Electrical Machines and Drives (modelling, control, and condition monitoring)
  • Electric Vehicles (energy conversion and management)
  • Renewable energy integration (grid-tied inverters, microgrids)
  • Energy storage (battery management systems)
  • Smart grids (stability, resiliency, PMU applications, cyber-security)

The University of Sheffield is one of the Top 100 universities in the world according to QS Ranking and has one of the largest groups of Electrical Machines and Drives in the UK. We work very close with industry and our research objectives are aligned with current technological developments. We are seeking for a competitive PhD student that would be well-motivated to carry out this ambitious research project.

The studentship will pay 100% Tuition fees (£4596/yearly for home applicants only, i.e., UK citizens) and living costs (£17668 /yearly). The funded period of this PhD is 3.5 years.

Applicants should have, or expect to achieve, at least a 2:1 Bachelor/Masters Honours degree, or international equivalent, in Electrical Engineering or closely related discipline. The studentship is available to home applicants only.

The supervisor of this project will be Dr. Jonathan C. Mayo-Maldonado, Electrical Machines and Drives Group, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Sheffield.

Send a copy of your CV and your relevant qualifications/transcripts to: Dr. Jonathan C. Mayo-Maldonado – j.mayo@sheffield.ac.uk

The Department is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. We work to create an inclusive environment that attracts and supports a diverse range of talented postgraduate researchers and fosters equal opportunity for everyone to achieve their potential. We break down barriers, work to remove inequalities and build an environment where diversity -- in all its forms -- is actively sought, understood and appreciated and where processes and structures are designed so as to promote inclusion. We therefore particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.

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