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PhD Studentship in Modelling and Development of Additive Manufacture of Metal Alloys


Two PhD projects are available in the Materials Group of the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, co supervised by Dr Graham McShane and Dr Hugh Shercliff. Both projects are for 3.5 years, starting in October 2017.

Applicants should have First class or high Upper Second Bachelors and Masters level qualifications in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering, or Materials Science and Engineering. Some prior knowledge of finite element methods would be an advantage.

Home/EU students must satisfy the eligibility requirements of EPSRC for PhD studentships, available at: https://www.epsrc.ac.uk/skills/students/help/eligibility/

One fully¿funded Doctoral Training studentship (maintenance and fees) is available for strong UK students, and a second studentship may be available. Strong EU students may apply for a fees¿only award, and will need to seek their own support for maintenance (approx. £13k p.a.) from other sources, or by self¿funding.

Overseas students with equivalent excellent qualifications are also eligible to apply, provided they can fully cover their own maintenance and fees (approx. £40k p.a.) from other sources, or by self¿funding.

Further information is available at: http://www-materials.eng.cam.ac.uk/research/CambridgeEngineeringAMPhDprojects.pdf

Expressions of interest should be sent to Dr Graham McShane (gjm31@cam.ac.uk) and Dr Hugh Shercliff (hrs@eng.cam.ac.uk), including:

(a) nationality and funding status; (b) CV, and copies of all transcripts from the applicants' Bachelors/Masters degree courses; (c) the names and contact details for two referees; (d) preferred project, or order of preference (if interested in both).

Provisional closing date: end of 31 March 2017, but may be extended.

Expressions of interest should be sent to Dr Graham McShane (gjm31@cam.ac.uk) and Dr Hugh Shercliff (hrs@eng.cam.ac.uk) short listed applicants will be asked to apply via the Graduate Admission Office: http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/students/gradadmissions/prospec/apply/

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