PhD Studentships in the areas of Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management

Design, Manufacture & Engineering Management Department

University of Strathclyde

The multi-award-winning University of Strathclyde has a strong international community and is based in the heart of Glasgow.

Glasgow is one of Europe’s most vibrant cities. Voted the ‘friendliest city in the world’ in a recent Rough Guide poll, it is also named a must-visit destination in the New York Times, The Guardian and Wanderlust.

Our Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management department is truly unique and is part of the largest engineering faculty in Scotland. The Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) within our department is a £60million facility and a globally-recognised centre of excellence in innovative manufacturing technologies, engineering research and development, and metal forming and forging research.

We are looking for the next generation of outstanding PhD researchers to join our international research community, to help answer the engineering and design questions of tomorrow, today.

We have a number of postgraduate research opportunities available in the areas of:

Lightweight Manufacturing:
• The Economic Justification for the Application of Lightweight Materials
• Through life assessment of design for lightweighting
• Smart and flexible lightweight wings using Design for Industry 4.0 technology
• Seamless tailored blanks for the automotive industry
• A framework for unlocking the potential of data and digitalisation in Textiles Manufacturing
• Integrated Model Based Engineering in Naval Systems Design

Find out what you can achieve through a PhD at DMEM:

“The major highlight of my research and the course to date relates to my international conference presentations and publications. Presenting and discussing my research with a wide audience of students and experts has really boosted my motivation. I feel proud that I can identify my major achievements in three journal publications and three conference papers.” – Stefania Sansoni, PhD in the aesthetics of prosthetic devices.

Funding information

Funding applies to:
EU applicants (including UK)