Closing Date Tuesday, 21st April 2020
Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre (UTC) in Manufacturing and On-Wing Technology, The University of Nottingham.
Applicants are invited to undertake a 3 year PhD program in partnership with industry to address key challenges in on-platform manufacturing engineering. The successful candidate will be based at the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre in Manufacturing and On-Wing Technology, (http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/utc), Department of Mechanical, Material and Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Engineering. The department has an excellent international reputation for high quality theoretical and experimental research funded by EPSRC, DTI, EU and manufacturing industry.
The main research area is Mechatronic systems design for intelligent manufacturing in the aerospace industry. In this role, you will be at the forefront of research that offers significant technological challenges and innovations, with an aim to improve the quality in Mechatronics applications within aerospace industry. As a result, this position offers the opportunity for close collaboration with industrial partners in particular Rolls-Royce.
This project is related to the development of intelligent fixtures that able to accumulate and handle information from the manufacturing processes to enable compensation of workpiece distortions to support the aforementioned tasks with the following actions:
We are seeking talented candidates with:
This is an excellent opportunity to work on a novel Mechatronics system with strong links to industrial applications and key skills and knowledge in preparation for a high-impact, high-technology research or industrial career
The scholarship on offer (to eligible students) comprises a tax-free stipend of £18,000 a year; tuition fees paid and a generous study package.
Eligibility: Only UK Higher Education “Home Fee” status applicants and EU residents satisfying the three-year residency requirement are eligible.
Please contact the UTC director, Prof Dragos Axinte, for further information.
Email: email@example.com Tel: 011595 14117
Please apply here https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/pgstudy/how-to-apply/apply-online.aspx
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|Title||Rolls-Royce sponsored PhD scholarship – Mechatronics system for intelligent fixture systems for aeroengine related manufacturing processes|
|Employer||University of Nottingham|
|Job location||University Park, NG7 2RD Nottingham|
|Published||January 22, 2020|
|Application deadline||April 21, 2020|
|Job types||PhD  |
|Fields||Materials Engineering,   Aerospace Engineering,   Mechatronics,   Manufacturing Engineering,   Robotics,   Mechanical Engineering,   Systems Engineering  |