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PhD student projects

PhD students are a very welcome addition to our research community and we are happy to engage them in excellent research alongside our academic staff members. Below you will find a list of some of the currently available research activities for PhD students. 

Please contact the supervisors listed below to discuss each project in more detail and for help with developing a suitable research statement for the project.

Description
Supervisor
Application Deadline
Funding
Mathematical modelling of epistasis in proteins using network analysis and statistical learning
Proteins are biopolymers composed of repetitive units (residues) from a set of 20 amino acids that form complex three-dimensional topologies. Protein topologies/structures undergo conformational chang...
26/05/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded
Novel approaches for complex nonlinear equation systems
In this project, we aim to investigate a novel method that works by transforming a system of equations into a multiobjective optimisation problem (MOO). The method tries to overcome the following issu...
22/05/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded
Design human-like machine learning
A study of the publications available via PubMed alone (a database of 26 million references to biomedical publications), shows that only four machine learning models (linear regression, Bayesian reaso...
26/05/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded
Deep Learning for Personalised Remarketing
For over a decade, our group (led by Dr. Yongmin Li) has been working in an extensive area of artificial intelligence and data science. Recent projects include medical imaging, bioimaging, AI-assisted...
07/06/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded
Natural Language Processing for Tax Assessment
For over a decade, our group (led by Dr. Yongmin Li, Email: Yongmin.Li@brunel.ac.uk) have been working in an extensive area of artificial intelligence and data science. Recent projects include medical...
07/06/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded
Artificial Intelligence and Data Science: Medical Imaging
For over a decade, our group led by Dr. Yongmin Li has been working in an extensive area of artificial intelligence and data science. Recent projects include medical imaging, bioimaging, AI-assisted t...
07/06/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded
Design of Experiments for Network Science
Design of Experiments (DOE) is a research area within statistics that allows scientists to maximise the amount of information derived from an experiment. Developed (significantly by RA Fisher) initial...
22/05/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded
Exploring the potential of human-like computing applications for education or healthcare
Intelligent ‘human-like’ and emotionally intelligent applications, such as 3D games and mobile phone applications are becoming more common in our everyday lives, and also as an important area of focus...
22/05/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded
Novel Design, Development and Deployment of Wide Area Monitorong Systems on a Cloud Computing Platform
The PhD student research project will investigate and develop innovative cloud computing approaches to enable a scalable and secure analysis of massive Phasor Measurement Unit data using state of the ...
22/05/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded
Artificial Intelligence and Additive Manufacturing
The next generation of Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies will utilise the aspect of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to enable better design and manufacturability of parts. The aim of this PhD is t...
22/05/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded

 

Our funded studentships become available at different times of the year. Please keep checking our page regularly to see the latest funded opportunities. We also advertise all our funded studentships as soon as they become available on the @BrunelResearch twitter account.

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