03/12/2019

Engineering: Fully Funded EPSRC DTP PhD Scholarship: Autonomous Robots for Pollution Source Localisation and Visualisation


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Swansea University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Engineering
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/01/2020 23:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    United Kingdom › Swansea
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Other
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    35

This scholarship is funded by the EPSRC Doctoral Training Partnership.

Start date: April 2020

Subject areas: Robotics

Project description:

This project aims at developing autonomous robots to perform environment monitoring, pollution source localisation, pollution mapping. The project includes the prototyping of the robotic platform with multiple sensors, the design of control and navigation algorithms of robots to maximise the monitoring efficiency. Theoretical analysis, simulation study and experimental validation will be provided by the applicant.

Project supervisors: Dr Shuai Li

Benefits

This scholarship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees and an annual stipend of £15,009.

There will also be additional funds available for research expenses.

Eligibility criteria

Candidates should hold a first or upper second class honours degree (or its equivalent) in engineering or similar relevant science discipline. Background in Robotics and Control Theory is considered.

Experience in Matlab, Simulink, matlab robotic toolbox and/or Vrep is required.

We would normally expect the academic and English Language requirements to be met by point of application. For details on the University’s English Language entry requirements, please visit – http://www.swansea.ac.uk/admissions/englishlanguagerequirements/

Due to funding restrictions, this scholarship is open to UK/EU candidates only.

Selection process

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Engineering: Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

Candidates should hold a first or upper second class honours degree (or its equivalent) in engineering or similar relevant science discipline. Background in Robotics and Control Theory is considered.

Experience in Matlab, Simulink, matlab robotic toolbox and/or Vrep is required.

We would normally expect the academic and English Language requirements to be met by point of application. For details on the University’s English Language entry requirements, please visit – http://www.swansea.ac.uk/admissions/englishlanguagerequirements/

Specific Requirements

Due to funding restrictions, this scholarship is open to UK/EU candidates only.

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Swansea
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Singleton Park

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