Cranfield University is requesting applications from candidates who possess a strong interest in industrial research for its PhD Awards in Integrating Desalination and Concentrated Solar Power using an Advanced CO2 Blend Power Cycle.
The PhD Awards in Integrating Desalination is granted to all students that possess a clear comprehension of the steady-state and brief modelling of the power plant and programming aptitudes. Candidates can apply to take on this award for the academic session 2021- 2022.
This research position is technically demanding. The candidate will obtain a substantial level of modelling training like thermodynamic evaluation and building a pilot-scale facility. The Doctoral Researchers Core Development program offers a detailed package of transferable aptitude training. The candidate would also gain from entrepreneurship training, opportunities for public involvement and career development support. The candidate will also be able to gain from an extended professional network with involvement in academic and industrial networks to improve employability and career growth.
Research students at Cranfield gain from being part of a dynamic, concentrated and professional study environment and all turn out to be valued members of the Cranfield Doctoral Network. This network unites both research candidates and staff, providing a platform for their researchers to share ideas and work together in a cross-disciplinary environment. It aims to inspire an effective and energetic research culture, entrenched upon the diversity of activities and knowledge. A custom-made program of seminars and events, together with their Doctoral Researchers Core Development program (transferable skills training), offer those studying a research degree a wealth of social and networking chances.
Cranfield University is a higher academic state research university in England. It is one of the earliest-established business schools in Europe and a global leader in management education and research, ranking 6th in the United Kingdom and 26th in the world overall in the QS World Ranking.
The school produces leaders through its education and research in technology and management. Cranfield provides excellent expertise and industry partnerships to its scholars to make them leaders in their areas of study.
Application Deadline: 31st October 2021
Brief Description of PhD Awards in Integrating Desalination at Cranfield University
- University or Organization: Cranfield University
- Department: NA
- Course Level: PhD
- Award: £18,000
- Number of Awards: NA
- Access Mode: Online
- Nationality: Domestic and International
- Award Nation: UK
Benefits of PhD Awards in Integrating Desalination
FInanced by EU H2020 DESOLINATION project in association with Cranfield Industrial PhD partnership scheme (CIPPS), this award will grant a bursary of up to £18,000 (tax-free) plus fees* for three years.
Eligibility for PhD Awards in Integrating Desalination at Cranfield University
- Eligible Countries: Candidate from the UK, EU nations, and other remaining foreign countries are eligible to apply.
- Eligible Subjects: Candidates can apply for a PhD degree study in integrating desalination and concentrated solar power by use of an advanced CO2 blend power cycle at Cranfield.
To be eligible, the candidates have to meet all the following/given requirements:
- Candidates must possess a first or upper second-class UK Honours degree or equivalent in a related field, like Chemical/Process Engineering or Mechanical/Renewable/Industrial Engineering.
- The perfect candidate must possess clear comprehension of the steady-state and transient modelling of the power plant and programming skills.
- The student must be self-motivated, possess good communication skills for regular relations with academic community and other patrons and have a strong interest for industrial research.
How to Apply for PhD Awards in Integrating Desalination
The candidate should apply to Cranfield through its online application system. Candidates can then log in here to apply for the award.
Supporting Documents: The candidates are required to submit the following documents to the school:
- Health certificate
- Recommendation letter
- Work experience
Admission Criteria: The candidate should possess a first or upper-second-class UK Honours degree or equivalent in a related field, like Chemical/Process Engineering or Mechanical/Renewable/Industrial Engineering.
Language Criteria: The candidates have to submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
- TOEFL IBT – 92
- PTE – 65
- Cambridge Assessment English Test – 160
- Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English – PASS
- IELTS – 6.5
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