Closing date: 31 January 2020

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

For more details please see here:

Administrative Contacts & How To Apply

To apply, please complete and submit the following documents to Dr Shuai (Steven) Li ([email protected]):

  • College of Engineering PGR Scholarship Application
  • Two-page CV
  • Degree certificates and transcripts
  • Cover letter and ‘Supplementary Personal Statement’ to explain why the position particularly matches your skills and experience and how you choose to develop the project.
  • Contact details of at least two referees (academic or previous employer) for letters of recommendation

For enquiries, please contact Dr Shuai (Steven) Li ([email protected] / +44 (0)798 391 7828).

Entry Requirements

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 –

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

Funding Notes

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.

Funding Information

Funding applies to:

UK/EU students

Application Deadline:

31 January 2020

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