University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

EPSRC CDT in Future Propulsion and Power Studentships

United Kingdom

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EPSRC CDT in Future Propulsion and Power Studentships

We have funding for a number of 4-year PhDs, in collaboration with industry, on net zero propulsion and power under the following research themes:

  • Systems modelling of future net zero flight and energy pathways
  • Aero-thermal design of propulsion and power technologies
  • Thermodynamic analysis and development of net zero flight and energy cycles
  • Data Science and multi-disciplinary modelling and optimization
  • Novel propulsors systems and aircraft configuration
  • Thermal systems for new propulsion systems and zero carbon fuels (including hydrogen)
  • High pressure and high temperature turbine research for ultra-efficient jet engines
  • Advanced modelling of particle deposition and ice accretion for next generation, ultra-efficient aviation engines
  • Multi-physics approach to studying the complex aerodynamic and thermodynamic processes in future engines with net zero fuels
  • Advanced numerical (CFD) and experimental techniques for the study of reacting flows.
  • Following completion of a taught MRes in Future Propulsion in Power at the University of Cambridge, students will then undertake a PhD at one of the partner universities; Cambridge, Loughborough and Oxford.

    Be part of the next generation of engineers helping to create a sustainable future for aviation and power generation with a PhD in Future Propulsion and Power For general enquiries, please email Sara Horsfield (turbocdt- [email protected])

    Studentships are fully-funded (fees and maintenance) for eligible UK students. EU and international students may be considered for a small number of awards at the UK rate. Full eligibility criteria can be found via the following link; https: // www. fee-status

    Applications should be submitted for the PhD in Engineering via the University of Cambridge Applicant Portal https: // www. with Professor Andrew Wheeler identified as the potential supervisor.

    The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.


    Department of Engineering, Cambridge






    15 May 2024

    Closing date

    10 June 2024

    Job details


    EPSRC CDT in Future Propulsion and Power Studentships


    University of Cambridge


    United Kingdom


    May 16, 2024

    Application deadline

    June 10, 2024

    Job type



    Agricultural Science,Engineering,Physics,Space Science

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