Seven new studentships for the ETP Energy Industry Doctorate Programme from six ETP universities have been announced which will be starting before March 2020.
PhD students under this programme will be undertaking research that support the themes of the Scottish Government's Energy Strategy. These can include technological, numerical, environmental, legislative, economic, and policy aspects.
The new cohort of PhD's will be covering the following topics at these universities:
- Nano fluids for improving Energy Efficiency in built environments, University of the West of Scotland
- Efficient offshore cable and pipeline installation through advanced numerical and physical modelling techniques, University of Dundee
- Applying ANN technology to determine acceptable microclimate parameters for the National Library of Scotland’s Collections to inform energy efficiency improvements in the UK Heritage Sector, Heriot-Watt University
- Low-carbon heat for low-income communities: Locally owned business models to capture mine water geothermal heat for Scotland’s ex-mining communities, University of Strathclyde
- Modelling and optimisation of 5th generation district heating networks utilising multiple low-carbon heat sources, University of Glasgow
- Strategic assessment of the technical and economic impacts on investment decisions of electric grid transmission systems, Glasgow Caledonian University
- Understanding flow measurements for CCS applications, Heriot-Watt University
The next round of project proposals for the ETP Energy Industry Doctorate Programme for academic year 2020/21, will be open in Summer 2020. Please keep an eye on this webpage for more details.