Engineering: M2A Fully Funded EngD Scholarships at Swansea University: 36 projects available

  • Phd
  • Full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a stipend
  • 28 February 2018

The Materials and Manufacturing Academy (M2A) is a Swansea University initiative which provides industry-led postgraduate research training in the areas of advanced materials and manufacturing. The Materials and Manufacturing Academy is offering 36 fully-funded EngD scholarships at Swansea University, covering a variety of subject areas:
Creating bright scratch resistant tinplate products
Coil Coatings – An Investigation into Expedited Plastisol Degradation Related to Poor Coating Adhesion
Investigating the long term effects of creep with chromate free primers
Oxide Engineering on TCCT packaging steel
Development of slag corrosion test
Performance of novel tinplate products: adhesion of polyester to new, REACH-compliant steel substrates
Utilisation of waste hydrogen and heat for efficiency improvement at Cogent HTCA process
Development of electrical steel coating and annealing simulator
Surviving 1600°C – Characterisation and Improvement of Steel Ladle Materials
Advanced Clean Water Treatment at Tata (ACWAT)Development of sensors and non-destructive analysis to determine the performance of coatings in construction
Forensic analysis of weathered organic coatings to understand mechanisms of degradation
Addition of alloying agents to improve the performance of Zn/Al metallic coated steel
Development of Advanced High strength steel tubes for construction applications
Development and integration of Industry 4.0 into Engine Manufacture
Big data analytics of the Port Talbot Hot Strip Mill
Sensing the microstructure of steel at 700C
Passivation layers on U-AHSS and HSS
Effects of Minerealogy on reduction of sinter and Blast Furnace Performance
Advanced analytics of sinter plant operations to minimise particulate emissions
Optimisation of Coke Oven Gas Cleaning to Maximise Value in use of Coke Oven By-products
Effect of injection coal volatile matter on Blast Furnace top gas carbon
Wind main and waste gas systems optimisation through use of CFD techniques
Effect of Steel Cleanness & Solidification on Product Performance
Development of next generation of high quality coated steel for automotive applications
Development of improved formability Advanced High Strength Steel
Effects of residual elements from scraps on steel processing and service properties of typical strip steel products
Wettability and bonding of coating alloys on substrates
Use of Advanced Analytics to Predict Defects in Surface Inspection Systems
Improving the air knife process in Hot Dip Galvanising
Using Rapid Alloy Prototyping to understand the effects of Tramp elements in increased Scrap Steel Recycling
Development of new surface treatments for automotive utilising chemcoater
Modelling the heat transfer of molten metal during the steel making process
Material Selection for extreme temperature variation and coating optimisation for corrosion resistance, aesthetics and preparation for new water-based products
Granular Flow Impact and wear analysis using 3D DEM simulation
Semi-transparent printable solar cells for energy generating windows

Eligibility

Candidates should hold an Engineering or Physical Sciences degree with a minimum classification level of 2:1 or equivalent relevant experience. Please see individual project adverts above for specific eligibility criteria.Please visit our website for more information.

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Benefits

Each scholarship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a tax free stipend of ÂŁ20,000 p.a.

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