[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Rolls-Royce sponsored PhD scholarship – Control and navigation of Specialist robot for aero-engine on-wing repair. Ref ENG1097. Closing date: Thursday, 20th July 2017

Florence Drouvin Florence.Drouvin at nottingham.ac.uk
Mon May 8 04:20:41 PDT 2017

Applicants are invited to undertake a 3 year PhD programme in partnership with industry to address key challenges in on-platform manufacturing engineering. The successful candidate will be based at The Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre (UTC) in Manufacturing and On-Wing Technology at University of Nottingham.

We are seeking applicants to start on a Rolls-Royce project as soon as possible, no later than October 2017. This project is in relation to the technical needs of Rolls-Royce to develop automatic and hybrid tooling solutions to enable in-situ/on-wing repair and maintenance of gas turbine engines. For more details, see: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.nottingham.ac.uk_jobs_currentvacancies_ref_ENG1097&d=DwIF-g&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=D7X_YBsjdqh6J4DjD6txo1YMy0tFICacr78aiF3GG5U&s=H9hh08QkAVcT2DNohBQB1n6aUbvfouG1bNHq5lMSZNc&e= 

This is an excellent opportunity to work on a novel robotic system with strong links to industrial applications and key skills and knowledge in preparation for a high-impact, high-technology research or industrial career.

The scholarship on offer (to eligible students) comprises a tax-free stipend of £19,000 a year; tuition fees paid and a generous study package. (e.g. research consumables, travel budget and industrial training when appropriate).

Eligibility: Only UK Higher Education “Home Fee” status applicants and EU residents satisfying the three-year residency requirement are eligible.
Please contact the UTC director, Prof. Dragos Axinte, for further information.
Email: dragos.axinte at nottingham.ac.ukTel<mailto:dragos.axinte at nottingham.ac.ukTel>: 011595 14117

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