PhD topics for research students
Find below a list of currently available self-funded PhD topics.
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A systems approach to plastic waste valorisation
The inherent limitations of conventional mechanical recycling technologies in dealing with highly contaminated plastic waste streams and the economic barriers for new chemical recycling technologies a...
Automatic computational fluid-dynamics
Computational fluid-dynamics (CFD) is undergoing a revolution from steady to high-fidelity unsteady methods. A key time limitation to running CFD is in setting up a case to be run and processing data...
Optimisation of geothermal energy extraction
Geothermal energy offers a huge amount of near zero emission energy, with a small ground footprint at extraction. This can be used for power production, heating, drying and energy storage. Existing oi...