PhD topics for research students
Find below a list of currently available self-funded PhD topics.
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SPH/FEM coupling for transient analysis
We are seeking a PhD student with appropriate background to work on the development of methods for the coupling of total Lagrangian SPH (Smooth Particle Hydrodynamics) methods to FEM (Finite Element M...
Improvement of Eulerian form of SPH
This is proposal for a PhD project on reformulation of the Eulerian form of the Smooth Particle Hydrodynamics (ESPH) method and the development of methods for stabilisation of ESPH. This is intended f...
Designing interactions with digital money
The PhD will explore how people use and interact with money to explore how digital systems can be designed for more effective and suitable purposes. This topic could cover consumer payment systems, pe...
Ballistic impact response of multi-layered shields
In an optimal design, more often than not, an initial configuration of a structure must be modified several times to provide the optimal arrangement. The objective of the project is to develop and use...