Fully funded PhD Studentship: Free-form Heat Transfer Shape at Coventry University, UK
International Fully funded PhD Studentship in Free-form Heat Transfer Shape Optimisation of Solar Collectors offered by the Centre for Fluid and Complex Systems at Coventry University is open for interested and qualified candidates. The purpose of the educational award is to support the excellent UK/EU or international students who want to undertake a PhD degree programme at the university for the academic year 2022-2023.
About Coventry University
Coventry University is a world-class research university with a strong emphasis on applied research. Courses at the institution are well-designed to serve students. This university was founded in 1992 and is now one of the most forward-thinking and modern in the United Kingdom. Coventry Institution is a modern university with specialised staff and facilities in each of its academic schools, as well as an environment and services geared toward helping students reach their full potential. The reputation of Coventry’s student experience is built on a solid foundation of academic and welfare student support.
Description of the Fully funded PhD Studentship: Free-form Heat Transfer Shape at Coventry University, UK
University: Coventry University
Course Level: PhD degree
Access Mode: Online
Nationality: Domestic and International
Country of Award: United Kingdom
Application Deadline: 5 May 2022.
Benefits: Fully funded PhD Studentship: Free-form Heat Transfer Shape at Coventry University, UK
The successful candidate will receive comprehensive research training, including technical, personal, and professional skills. Coventry University will provide a fully-funded studentship, including tuition fees and stipend/bursary to high-achieving candidates.
Eligible Countries: UK/EU/International students are eligible to apply.
Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD study in Free-form Heat Transfer Shape Optimisation of Solar Collectors
Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria: A bachelor’s (honours) degree in a relevant discipline/subject area with a minimum classification of 2:1 and a minimum mark of 60% in the project element (or equivalent), or an equivalent award from an overseas institution
Admission Requirements: For applying, seekers need to meet the entry requirements of the university.
Language Requirement: Applicants must a minimum of English language proficiency (IELTS overall minimum score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component).
- Good knowledge of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software (e.g. STARCCM+, ANSYS, or OpenFoam) is expected.
- Knowledge and experience of solar energy and thermofluids are highly desirable, but not essential.
- Experience in one or more of the following areas is also desirable: solar collectors, optimisation, heat exchangers, data acquisition, and additive manufacturing.
- Willingness to build tests rigs and conduct laboratory experiments.
How to Apply
To be considered for this studentship, applicants must obtain admission in a PhD degree at the university. After that, they can complete the online application form for this funding opportunity.
- Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
- Research proposal
- A scanned copy of the photo page of your passport
- Two academic; Scanned copies of your undergraduate and/or postgraduate degree certificates; Scanned copies of your undergraduate and/or postgraduate degree transcripts/diploma supplements.
To find out more about the project please contact Dr Jonathan Nixon.
PhD candidates interested in applying for this project must submit their applications by 5 May 2022
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