PhD opportunities

Engineering Research scholarships and PhD vacancies 

These include EPSRC Industrial CASE and Interdisciplinary scholarships.

Follow the links in this table for full informationAcademicGroup/DepartmentDeadline/start date

Probabilistic Approaches to Engineering Critical Assessment (PDF, 182kB)

Dr Harry Coules Mechanical Engineering March 2021

Materials for Zero Carbon Energy Systems (PDF, 157kB) supported by EDF Energy and UKAEA

Prof Chris Truman Solid Mechanics Deadline: 1 Feb 2021
Holistic Design Optimisation of Power Electronic Converters (PDF, 256kB) Dr Ian Laird Electrical Energy Management Group Deadline: 15 Jan 2021
Aerodynamics and Aeroacoustics of Novel Propellers (PDF, 212kB) Prof Mahdi Azarpeyvand Fluid and Aerodynamics Research Group  Start from: Oct 2020
Recycled Carbon Fibres for Compounding (PDF, 219kB) Dr Dmitry Ivanov Composites CDT Start: 21 Sept 2020
Optimised Design of Composite Wings combing Aeroelastically Tailored Skins (PDF, 193kB) Prof Jonathan Cooper Aerospace Latest Start: Sept 2021
Composites Dry-Fibre Preform Technology for Complex Manufacturing (PDF, 201kB) Dr B.C. Eric Kim Aerospace Start from: Sept 2020
Firmware Binary Code Analysis for Vulnerability Dectection (PDF, 220kB) Dr Sanjay Rawat  Cyber Security Group  Start from: Oct 2020

Disproportionate collapse resistance of CLT buildings (PDF, 200kB)

Dr Eleni Toumpanaki Civil Engineering Start: Sept 2021

Flood Resilient Bridge Modelling and Design (PDF, 220kB)

Dr Maria Pregnolato Civil Engineering

Start from: 1 Oct 2020

Machine Learning for Hardware Design Verification (PDF, 159kB)
Prof Kerstin Eder Computer Science Start from: Open until filled

SCEEM EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Studentships

Fully funded EPSRC PhD studentships available in Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Mathematics. Deadline: 15 January 2021.

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CAME EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) Studentships

Fully funded EPSRC PhD studentships available in Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Engineering. Deadline: 12 January 2021.

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Research group PhDs

Other PhD opportunities may be available directly through research groups and advertised on their websites.

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Centres for Doctoral Training

Recent awards from The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) recognise Bristol's academic excellence and multi-disciplinary research environment. Find out more about funded PhD programmes.

Contact us

If you have any questions about funding please contact the relevant school office:

School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (CAME)
came-pgr-admissions@bristol.ac.uk

School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Mathematics (SCEEM)
sceem-pgr-admissions@bristol.ac.uk

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