2018 projects

Current opportunities

We are currently recruiting to the following studentship projects. All our studentships are funded* and some also have an industry partner associated with them.

To apply for a project, please read its description and then follow the instructions on the How to apply page.

The closing date for applications is 31 January 2018 but you are advised to apply as soon as possible.

Project title

External collaborator

Acoustic imaging in turbid environments

Assigned;

stipend top-up available

Advanced magnetic materials for radio, microwave and millimetre-wave applications

Assigned;

stipend top-up available

All dielectric phase-change metamaterial-based holography

Assigned;

stipend top-up available

All-optical metasurface modulators for THz radiation

Assigned;

stipend top-up available

Combined electromagnetic and piezoelectric energy harvesting from low-speed fluid flows for remote monitoring

Assigned;

stipend top-up available

Control of flow-induced near-field noise through the use of metasurfaces

Assigned;

stipend top-up available

Design and manufacture of broadband 3D multilayer metamaterials for microwave and mm-wave application

Assigned;

stipend top-up available

Manipulating the coupling and scattering between surface waves and plane waves on metasurfaces, and at their discontinuities

Assigned;

stipend top-up available

Metasurfaces and phononic crystals for manipulating fluid flow and acoustics

Assigned;

stipend top-up available

Probing mechanics in quantum mechanics – Josephson nano-resonator metamaterials

Assigned;

stipend top-up available

3D graded nanocomposites Assigned
Detection of magnetic meta-atom dynamics by x-ray ferromagnetism resonance Assigned
Magnetoelastic metamaterials for lab-on-a-chip technology Assigned
Optically induced magnetization dynamics of magnetic exchange spring metamaterials Assigned
Plasmonic-enhanced organic photovoltaics for wearable applications Assigned
Ultrafast single photon sources Assigned
A quantum thermodynamic study to improve magnetic data storage  
Excitation of spin waves in magnetic elements using surface acoustic waves  
Microscopy in scattering media
 
Nanoscale Infrared Biomolecule Spectroscopy (NIBS)  
Photosynthetic Metamaterials  
Solid state refrigeration using 2D/metamaterials  
Specific biosensing with non-linear metamaterials  
Strong light-matter interactions in perovskites  
Testing fluctuation relations of conformal changes of biomolecules  
Two-dimensional metamaterial batteries  

*Please note that for non-EU students, funding will cover international tuition fees and project costs only. More information on the value of the award can be found on the How to apply page.