PhD Research Position for UK/EU Applicants at Cranfield University in UK, 2013/14

Cranfield University is inviting applications for PhD research position in measuring technologies for plastic electronic film evaluation and control. Studentship will cover the tuition fees and provide a bursary of up to £19,000 p.a for one year. UK and EU applicants must have a first or upper second class honors degree in a relevant engineering, metrology, mechanical or materials science. Online application must be submitted by 15th December 2013.. Future displays will be based on plastic and thin glass film substrates. Developing a means to precisely move them during processing is critical to their effective fabrication. We are seeking a high caliber engineering graduate to undertake research and development, leading to new methods and control engineering principles and practices. The created approaches and principles will be applied to a new large-scale ultra-precision research platform being created at Cranfield. This platform is being developed to be capable of rapidly producing plastic and thin glass film displays and other forms of active substrates for emerging products. This PhD vacancy is within the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Ultra Precision. This Center is led by world-leading researchers from Cranfield and Cambridge Universities and aims to develop the next generation of production machines, metrology systems and processes.. This position is open for pursuing PhD research program at Cranfield University in UK.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· Suitable applicants will be expected to have a First or Upper Second Class honors degree in a relevant engineering, metrology, mechanical or materials science based discipline.
· Previous experience in metrology systems, motion systems and materials handling will be of value.
Benefits of the scholarship: Supported by our partner, this studentship will cover the tuition fees and provide a bursary of up to £19,000 p.a for one year. This studentship is for UK/EU students only. All non-EU nationals are very unlikely to be eligible for this funding under the Education (Fees and Awards) Regulations 1997.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: The duration of fellowship is of three years.
Number of scholarships: Not Known

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