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The Communications Technologies Research Group comprises over 90 staff, postgraduate research students and visitors. This project will be in the Applied Electromagnetics Laboratory within the Communications Technologies Research Group and has an international reputation in Electromagnetic Compatibility working with industry and in a range of European and UK funded projects.
We have been awarded funding by the European Union as part of the Europe Horizon Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Doctoral Network Project entitled “PARASOL – European Doctoral Network for Safe and Sustainable ElectroMagnetic Shielding Solutions for Mobility”.
We have two vacancies (DR5 and DR9) each of which offers a 3 year, fully-funded PhD. DR5 will undertake work in on-board shielding of power electronic systems in the time domain by means of innovative combinations of waveform control and shield design supervised by Dr Yihua Hu. DR9 will undertake work on the development of enclosure shielding metrics designed to allow engineers to properly understand the performance of the shields in use in a range of applications supervised by Dr Simon Bale.
The successful candidates will conduct research in electromagnetic shielding, whilst working towards their PhD Electronic Engineering. In addition to their individual research projects, researchers will benefit from further continuing education, which includes: internships and secondments with other members of the consortium across Europe (DR5: Siemens & NXP; DR9:Evector & University of Twente); writing up of research results in progress reports and dissemination through publications, seminar and conference presentations, public engagement and outreach activities; and a variety of training modules.
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Interview date: to be confirmed
For informal enquiries: Dr Yihua Hu (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr Simon Bale (email@example.com) or via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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