Seven new studentships for the ETP Energy Industry Doctorate Programme from five ETP member universities have been announced which will be starting before March 2021.
PhD students under this programme will be undertaking research that support the themes of the Scottish Government's Energy Strategy which includes technological, numerical, environmental, legislative, economic, and policy aspects.
The new cohort of PhD's will be covering the following topics at these universities:
• “Coordinating smart hybrid distribution transformers to support local clean energy systems”, based at the University of Edinburgh and co-sponsored by IONATE.
• “Development of a novel rock anchoring system for floating renewable energy mooring”, based at the University of Dundee and co-sponsored by Sustainable Marine Energy.
• “Reducing the cost of site investigation using machine learning techniques”, based at the University of Strathclyde and co-sponsored by Ørsted Wind Power.
• “Development of net-zero homes using a digital twinned building performance analysis”, based at Edinburgh Napier University and co-sponsored by Housing, Construction & Infrastructure (HCI) Skills Gateway.
• “Holistic approach of a 5th generation district heating and cooling network, coupling electricity and thermal networks”, based at the University of Glasgow and co-sponsored by Ramboll.
• “Informing sustainable assessment and upgrade strategies for overhead line foundations”, based at the University of Dundee and co-sponsored by SSEN.
• “Real-time decentralized and distributed approaches to power systems disturbance identification and mitigation”, based at the University of Strathclyde and co-sponsored by Soraytec Scandinavia.
To find out more about the ETP Energy Industry Doctorate Programme, please see this webpage for more details.