School of Engineering and Materials Science Research Studentships
SEMS/China Scholarship Council (CSC) PhD studentships for entry in September 2020
Application Deadline: 12-01-2020
The School of Engineering and Materials Science is pleased to announce that it has been allocated 20 China Scholarship Council (CSC) PhD studentships for entry in September 2020.
Under the scheme, Queen Mary will provide scholarships to cover all tuition fees, whilst the CSC will provide living expenses and one return flight ticket to successful applicants.
The School is seeking China Scholarship Council (CSC) applicants for the following Projects/Supervisors:
|Project Title||Primary Supervisor||Research Degree Programme|
|Fluid-structure interaction of offshore aquaculture units||Dr Eldad Avital||PhD FT Aerospace Engineering - Semester 1 start|
|Long-term tracking and biological safety of stem cells labelled nanoparticles||Dr Helena Azevedo||PhD FT Medical Engineering - Semester 1 start|
|Towards high energy density polymers capacitors||Dr Emiliano Bilotti||PhD FT Materials Science - Semester 1 start|
|Multi-scale simulation of reactive-multiphase transport in porous media for geo-energy applications||Dr Edo Boek||PhD FT Chemical Engineering - Semester 1 start|
|Textile-based wearable energy harvesters combining piezoelectric nanogenerators with perovskite and organic photovoltaics||Dr Joe Briscoe||PhD FT Materials Science - Semester 1 start|
|Learning combinatorial optimisation algorithms for time-dependant multigraph||Dr Jun Chen||PhD FT Aerospace Engineering - Semester 1 start|
|Printed thermoelectric generators: Electricity from waste heat||Dr Oliver Fenwick||PhD FT Materials Science - Semester 1 start|
|Mechanically tuneable, degradable hydrogels for vascular smooth muscle mechanosensing analysis in 3D||Dr Thomas Iskratsch||PhD FT Medical Engineering - Semester 1 start|
|Hydrodynamic fabrication of biomaterials for drug delivery and bio-sensing||Dr Ahmed Ismail||PhD FT Biomedical Materials - Semester 1 start|
|Multiscale modelling in support for patient-specific, ultrafast, predictive modelling of rupture of atherosclerotic plaques||Dr Sergey Karabasov||PhD FT Aerospace Engineering - Semester 1 start|
|Cancer cell – bone cell communication and the role of primary cilia: an organ-on-a-chip study||Prof Martin Knight||PhD FT Medical Engineering - Semester 1 start|
|Advanced optimal control of sustainable energy systems||Dr Guang Li||PhD FT Mechanical Engineering - Semester 1 start|
|High entropy functional ceramics||Prof Mike Reece||PhD FT Materials Science - Semester 1 start|
|Intelligent miniature robot/UAV for disaster sensing and monitoring in extreme environment||Dr Hasan Shaheed||PhD FT Mechanical Engineering - Semester 1 start|
|Dynamics of microcapsules in inertial two phase flows||Dr Yi Sui||PhD FT Aerospace Engineering - Semester 1 start|
|Experimental and theoretical investigation of condensation and flow boiling in complex geometries||Dr Huasheng Wang||PhD FT Mechanical Engineering - Semester 1 start|
|Biomechanical Stress-induced Stem Cell Differentiation in Arteriosclerosis||Professor Wen Wang||PhD FT Medical Engineering - Semester 1 start|
|Thermo-dynamic numerical investigation in cutting/grinding process in large aircraft manufacturing||Dr Pihua Wen||PhD FT Aerospace Engineering - Semester 1 start|
|Lead-free ferroelectrics for high power energy storage||Dr Haixue Yan||PhD FT Materials Science - Semester 1 start|
|Transforming Light-weight Robotic Systems Towards Precision Farming||Dr Ketao Zhang||PhD FT Mechanical Engineering - Semester 1 start|
If you are able to identify a project listed above that matches with your own research interests, the next step is to complete the online application process to an appropriate Engineering or Materials PhD programme, please click on the programme link included in the table above.
Please remember to include a reference to the "China Scholarship Council" and also the name of the Project/Supervisor to associate your application with that studentship opportunity.
Candidates will need to demonstrate their proficiency in English equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.5 (with a minimum score of 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in each of the other test components).
Candidates will need to submit a formal online application to the university by 12 January 2020.
If successful in securing an offer from QMUL, candidates will then need to apply to the CSC for approval and to confirm funding.
Further Guidance on how to apply for a PhD in general is available via: