EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Bioenergy

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Bioenergy is a key renewable energy source, the only one that can provide power, heating and transport fuels. It is a very broad, complex, controversial and multidisciplinary area giving graduates an excellent grounding for a career anywhere
in the energy industry.

TOP 5 RESEARCH AREAS:

  • Large Power Generation Utilising Biomass
  • Whole Systems Bioenergy Studies, incl. Climate Science, Policy, Economics
  • Transport Biofuels incl. Aviation
  • Anaerobic Digestion (Ad) and Energy from Wastes
  • Next Generation Technologies, incl. Bioenergy Carbon Capture and Storage (Beccs), Chemical Looping

www.engineering.leeds.ac.uk/bioenergy

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Nuclear Fission – Next Generation Nuclear

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The mission of the CDT is to develop future research leaders to support the UK’s strategic nuclear programmes including nuclear legacy clean-up, new build power stations, and defence and security. It is a collaborative programme involving the Universities of Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Sheffield.

TOP 5 RESEARCH AREAS:

  • Waste Management, Decommissioning & Clean-Up
  • The Fuel Cycle
  • Existing Operations, Nuclear New Build & Plant Life Extension
  • Advanced Reactor Technology
  • Geological Disposal

http://goo.gl/DHU2Lh

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated Tribology

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Tribology is all about friction, wear, and lubrication and is the science behind how things move and slide over each other. So fundamental to the modern world, the iT-CDT is bringing the brightest students, academic staff, technical experts and industrial partners together in a unique world-leading research environment. Our aim is to tackle the challenging problems that face industry today by developing new technologies and skills to benefit all our partners through our multi-disciplinary Student training and research Centre, in collaboration with both the Universities of Leeds and Sheffield.

TOP 5 RESEARCH AREAS:

  • Surface Engineering
  • Friction, Wear, Lubricants & Lubrication
  • Tribology Sensors
  • Coatings, Treatments, Corrosions & Erosion – Corrosion
  • Healthcare Technologies

www.it-cdt.co.uk

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine – Innovation in Medical and Biological Engineering

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Access to world leading academics and facilities across a number of departments undertaking research in the area of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine allowing researchers to develop and deliver regenerative therapies and devices, which can repair
or replace diseased tissues and restore normal tissue function.

TOP 5 RESEARCH AREAS:

  • Minimally Manipulated Stem Cells & Scaffolds for Tissue Re-Engineering
  • Joint Replacement Biomaterials
  • Characterisation and Repair of Musculoskeletal Tissues e.g. Cartilage, Bone, Intervertebral Disc
  • Acellular Scaffolds for Musculoskeletal and Cardiovascular Repair
  • Multiscale Computational Modelling

www.imbe.leeds.ac.uk/doctoral-training-regenerative-medicine

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Complex Particulate Products & Processes (CP3)

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As a CDT CP3 PhD student, you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You will develop innovative problem-led research skills that are focused on the design, development and manufacture of high quality particulate products; training
to become the heads of research and development of tomorrow.

TOP 5 RESEARCH AREAS:

  • Chemical Product Design and Development, Particle Process Engineering
  • Particle Formation including Nucleation, Crystal Growth, Morphology and Aggregation, Rheology
  • Nucleation, Growth and Dissolution
  • Advanced Structural Analysis
  • Synthonic Engineering

www.particulates.leeds.ac.uk

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Fluid Dynamics

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Fluid Dynamics sits at the centre of our lives, the weather we experience, the products we use, the food we eat, cars we drive, medical care we receive all depend on fluid dynamics.

As a student studying at the EPSRC CDT in Fluid Dynamics at the University of Leeds you will tackle fundamental and applied problems, with the opportunity to undertake cutting-edge multidisciplinary research.

TOP 5 RESEARCH AREAS:

  • Reacting Flows, Mixing and Safety
  • Environmental Flows
  • Geophysical Flows
  • Microflows and Heat Transfer
  • Particulate Flows, Sediments and Rheology

www.fluid-dynamics.leeds.ac.uk

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