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EAS PhD

We are pleased to announce the below studentships for 2016 research opportunities in our School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

Studentships

  • PhD Studentship (3 years) EPSRC Industrial CASE - Deep Learning Beyond Regression and Classification (R170279)
    Do you want to learn about the first deep learning architecture that does not suffer from the problem of adversarial examples, has its own internal mechanism to have low confidence when it's predictions are weak, and also have extra financial support from industry (Thales UK)? Applications are invited for a three-year eCASE Postgraduate studentship leading to a PhD. The studentship is...
  • PhD Studentship - Natural Language Processing and Artificial Intelligence (R170267)
    Applications are invited to apply for a four year Postgraduate Research studentship, supported by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the Computer Science subject group at Aston University. The successful applicant will join the System Analytics Research Institute (SARI).. This studentship is combined with a teaching assistant role. The successful...
  • PhD Studentship - Time-Varying Network Analysis (R170259)
    Applications are invited for a three year Postgraduate studentship, supported by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the Computer Science Research Group at Aston University. The successful applicant will join the System Analytics Research Institute. The aim of the Institute is to become a leading centre for research in applicable methods for extracting...
  • PhD Studentship - Ambient monitoring of speech for evidence of cognitive decline (R170235)
    Ambient monitoring of speech for evidence of cognitive decline Applications are invited for a fully-funded three-year Aston University PhD studentship in Digital Health. The student will be working within the Computer Science group in Aston University's School of Engineering and Applied Science under the supervision of Professor Pete Sawyer. The successful applicant will join a small,...
  • PhD Studentship - Crowdsourcing user requirements from online discussion forums (R170236)
    Applications are invited for a fully-funded three-year Aston University PhD studentship in Software Engineering. The student will be working within the Computer Science group in Aston University's School of Engineering and Applied Science under the supervision of Professor Pete Sawyer. The successful applicant will join a small, world-leading team investigating the role of crowdsourcing in...
  • PhD studentship - Broadband Optical Amplifiers for Massive WDM Metro Systems (R170221)
    Applications are invited for a three year Postgraduate studentship, jointly supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the School of Engineering and Applied Science to be undertaken within the Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies at Aston University. The successful applicant will join an established experimental group working on Optical Fibre...
  • PhD Studentship - New Concepts in Laser Detection (R170222)
    Applications are invited for a three year Postgraduate studentship, supported the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the Aston Institute of Photonic Technology at Aston University. The successful applicant will join an established experimental group working on optical sensing. The studentship is offered in collaboration with DSTL. The position is available to...
  • PhD Studentship (3 years) : Optimizing the operation of renewable energy-driven desalination (R170204)
    Applications are invited for a three-year Postgraduate studentship, supported by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the Sustainable Environment Research Group at Aston University. The successful applicant will join an established group working on water and energy systems. The studentship is offered in partnership with the University of Bahrain. The position...
  • PhD Studentship (3 years) : Modelling the Emergence of Anti-Microbial Resistance with Statistical Physics (R170205)
    Applications are invited for a three year Postgraduate studentship, by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the Mathematics Group and SARI (Systems Analytics Research Institute) at Aston University. The successful applicant will join an established theoretical group working on statistical physics and complex systems. The position is available to start in...
  • PhD Studentship - Industrially Sponsored PhD Studentship with Johnson Matthey (R170198)
    Developing Gas Sorption Calorimetry for Active Site Characterisation Applications are invited for a three year Postgraduate studentship, supported by the School of Engineering and Applied Science and in collaboration with Johnson Matthey, within the Surfaces Materials & Catalysis Research Groupat Aston University and supervised by Professor Karen Wilson. The successful applicant will join an...
  • PhD Studentship - Controlling Self-Organising Behaviours in Robotics: An Evolutionary Computation Approach (R170179)
    Applications are invited to apply for a four year Postgraduate Research studentships, supported by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the Computer Science Research Group at Aston University. The successful applicant will join the newly formed Aston Institute for Systems Analytics. This studentship is combined with a teaching assistant role. The successful...
  • PhD Studentship (3 years) - Self-explanatory adaptive systems through annotated model versioning (R170161)
    Applications are invited for a three year Postgraduate studentship, supported by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the ALICE Research Group at Aston University. The successful applicant will join an established experimental group working on self-adaptive systems and models at runtime. The position is available to start in October 2017 (subject to...
  • PhD Studentship (3 years) - Single atom alloys and core shell nanoparticles for bio-based chemicals (R170163)
    Applications are invited for a three year Postgraduate studentship, supported by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the within the European Bioenergy Research Instituteat Aston University under the supervision of Dr Georgios Kyriakou, Professor Karen Wilson and Dr Rob Evans. The successful applicant will join an established experimental group working on...
  • PhD Studentship (3 years) - Diamond based photonic devices for harsh environments (R170164)
    Applications are invited for a three-year Postgraduate studentship, supported by the School of Engineering and Applied Science in collaboration with Oak Ridge National Labs (USA), to be undertaken within the Nanoscience Research Group at Aston University under the supervision of Dr Haitao Ye. The successful applicant will join an established experimental group working on surface and coatings...
  • PhD Studentship (3 years) - Self-lubrication carbon coatings for aerospace dry drilling application (R170166)
    Applications are invited for a three-year Postgraduate studentship, supported by the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Teer Coatings Ltd, to be undertaken within the Nanoscience Research Group at Aston University under the supervision of Dr Haitao Ye. The successful applicant will join an established experimental group working on surface and coatings technology of carbon based...
  • PhD Studentship (3 years) - Metastability of Geophysical Turbulent Flows (R170168)
    Applications are invited for a three year Postgraduate studentship, supported by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the Non-linearity and Complexity Research Group at Aston University. The successful applicant will join an established experimental group working on Turbulent Flows. The position is available to start in October 2017 (subject to negotiation)....
  • PhD Studentship (3 years) - Sensing with ultrafast photonics (R170169)
    Applications are invited for a three year Postgraduate studentship, supported by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies (AIPT) at Aston University. The successful applicant will join an established experimental group working on optical sensing technologies for avionic industries, closely in collaboration with Airbus. ...
  • PhD Studentship (3 years) - Development of a techno-economic model to identify the optimum stage for biomass fractionation within European biorefineries (R170170)
    Applications are invited for a three year Postgraduate studentship, supported by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry and the European Bioenergy Research Institute at Aston University. The successful applicant will join an established experimental group working on bioenergy. The position is available to start in...
  • PhD Studentship (3 years) - Machine learning enabling non-linear equalization in high capacity fibre systems (R170171)
    Applications are invited for a three year Postgraduate studentship, supported by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies (AIPT) at Aston University. The successful applicant will join an established experimental and theoretical group working on the area of optical communications. The position is available to start in...
  • PhD Studentship (3 years) - Taming Uncertainty on Large-Scale Network Structured Data (R170172)
    Applications are invited for a three year Postgraduate studentship, supported by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the Computer Science Research Group. The position is available to start in start in October 2017 (subject to negotiation). Financial Support This studentship includes a fee bursary to cover the home/EU fees rate, plus a maintenance...
  • PhD Studentship (3 years) - CFD-PBM model for particle flow in biomass thermochemical conversion (R170173)
    Applications are invited for a three year Postgraduate studentship, supported by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI), at Aston University. The successful applicant will join an established Bioenergy Research Group working on multiscale modelling of bioenergy. The position is available to start in October 2017...
  • PhD Studentship (3 years) - Design, Functionalization and Development of Micro-Structured Ceramics for Advanced Catalysis (R170174)
    Applications are invited for a three year Postgraduate studentship, supported by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the Dr Zhentao Wu's Research Group at Aston University. The successful applicant will join an established experimental group working on efficient heterogeneous gas-phase reactions. The studentship is offered in collaboration with Dr Qingchun Yuan...
  • PhD Studentship (4 years) : Increasing the self-awareness of models@run.time systems (R170056)
    Applications are invited to apply for a four year Postgraduate Research studentship, supported by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the Computer Science subject group at Aston University. The successful applicant will join the Aston Lab for Intelligent Collectives Engineering (ALICE) group. This studentship is combined with a teaching assistant role. The...
  • PhD Studentship (4 years) : Novel Paradigms for the Analysis and Classification of Non-Vectorial Data (R170058)
    Applications are invited to apply for a four year Postgraduate Research studentship, supported by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the Computer Science subject group at Aston University. The successful applicant will join the recently established System Analytics Research Institute. This studentship is combined with a teaching assistant role. The successful...