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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” and we have a vacancy for a 3 year, fully funded PhD.
To date, all current electromagnetic shielding enclosure measurement standards ignore the internal electronics that the shield is there to protect. This can lead to unpredictable outcomes when the shield is installed. Working as part of the Applied Electromagnetics research group you will develop more accurate shielding metrics, modelling and measurement techniques that will allow the real-world shielding effectiveness of enclosures with contents to be quantified. This will allow engineers to properly understand the performance of the shields in use in a range of applications and better predict the risk of EMC failures. You will have the opportunity to work with EVEKTOR and apply the techniques developed in this work to aircraft structures.
The successful candidates will conduct research in electromagnetic shielding, whilst working towards their PhD in 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 (EVEKTOR & 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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