PhD Studentships in Electric Vehicle Battery Packs for International Students in UK


Applicants are invited to apply for the PhD Studentships in the Department of Engineering at the City, University of London. The programme is open for the academic year 2022/2023.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on the simulation of multiphase flows relevant to immersion cooling concepts suitable for battery packs of Electric Vehicles. The proposed research will afford the student a chance to go deep in the areas of multiphase flows and heat-transfer enhancement, as well as in technologies relevant to vehicle electrification.

Summary

Wonderful opportunity for students to study in the UK.

City, University of London, is a public research university in London, United Kingdom, and a member institution of the federal University of London. It was founded in 1894 as the Northampton Institute and became a university when the City University was created by royal charter in 1966. It offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, certificates, and diplomas.

Why would you like to study at the City, University of London? At this university, students have many options to make their career in any exciting field. It ranks 36th worldwide for International Outlook according to Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2020. Here, students will be encouraged to communicate directly with potential or actual industrial partners.

Application Deadline:  Applications must be received by 31st August 2022, or until places have been filled.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: City, University of London
  • Department: Department of engineering
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: £12,000
  • Number of Awards: N/A
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic and International
  • The award can be taken in the UK

Eligibility       

  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree in engineering or electric vehicle battery packs offered by the university.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • The candidate should understand fluid mechanics, heat transfer, and numerical modeling well. A candidate who demonstrates exceptional aptitude in one or more of these areas (for instance, through strong academic credentials or research papers in reputable, peer-reviewed journals/conferences) may be accorded preference.
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of their research area
  • Achieve and demonstrate significant depth in at least a few chosen sub-areas relevant to their primary research area
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct independent research, including a critical assessment of their own and others’ research
  • Having published high-quality papers in reputable peer-reviewed conferences and journals will be an advantage for the candidate.
  • The candidate should possess a good understanding of fluid mechanics, heat transfer and numerical modelling. A candidate who demonstrates exceptional aptitude in one or more of these areas (as evidenced, for instance, through strong academic credentials or research papers in reputable, peer-reviewed journals/conferences) may be accorded preference.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must have to take admission in the PhD degree program at the City, University of London. After that, candidates are encouraged to email initial informal inquiries to email Ioannis Karathanassis.
  • Supporting Documents: The online application should include the following supporting documents:
  • Copies of Degree Certificates and Transcripts in official English translation – original will be requested before an offer is made.
  • Official work email addresses (not private ones) for two referees (one of which must be an academic).
  • Passport.
  •  Admission Requirements: The applicants must hold an upper second-class BSc/BEng/MEng (or equivalent, or higher) degree in mechanical engineering or physics. They should demonstrate aptitude for original research.
  • Language Requirement: If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence of your competence in written and spoken English and the test required (minimum average score of 6.5 IELTS, with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the four components).

Benefits

The City University of London will provide complete coverage of tuition fees (Home and Overseas) and an annual tax-free stipend of £12,000.

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