Faculty of Technology

Fully Funded PhD Opportunities

PhD Bursaries 2015


The University of Portsmouth is looking for talented potential PhD students to join us in October 2015. Applications in the field of engineering are invited for projects covering materials and structural integrity; biomechanical and biomaterials; engineering design; polymers and composites; thermo-fluid, petroleum and energy engineering and intelligent and networked systems. In particular, we welcome applications in 3D digital image correlation to solve crack problems in engineering structures, and 3D printing of bio-inspired mechanical structures.

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Nature produces a range of structures that are optimized for specific mechanical functions. The project is an exciting development in examining a range of structure produced biologically to allow the manufacture of engineered equivalents using 3D printing technologies.