Fully Funded PhD Scholarship For Mechanical Engineering in Industrial AI at Swansea

Fully Funded PhD Scholarship For Mechanical Engineering in Industrial AI at Swansea
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Mechanical Engineering: Fully Funded Tata Steel PhD Scholarship: Industrial AI: Fusing Remote Sensors and Digital Modelling to Create a Smart and Sustainable Hot Strip Mill

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This scholarship is funded by Tata Steel and Swansea University.

Subject areas: Industrial AI/ Material Modelling

Project start date: 1 January 2022 (Enrolment open from mid-December)

Aligned programme of study: PhD in Mechanical Engineering

Mode of study: Full-time

Academic supervisor: Dr C Giannetti and Professor C Pleydell-Pearce
Industrial supervisor: Mr T Baynes

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Project description

The steel industry produces in excess of 1.7bn tonnes of steel per year and accounts for ~10% of global carbon emissions. Digitalization of industrial processes, driven by the development of low-cost wireless remote sensors and advances in data analytics, offer tremendous opportunities to improve both energy and material efficiency for the steel industry and, hence, reduce the environmental impact.

This research project will look at the application of novel sensors technologies, fused with physics informed AI models, in the hot strip mill at Port Talbot to create actionable insight during manufacture which will enable the production of tailorable, guaranteed, right-first-time materials. The research will be undertaken collaboratively with the industry partner to inform/improve management decision making to improve the hot strip mill.

The key driver for this project is to improve both energy and material efficiency for the industry both of which will help to reduce the environmental impact of the process, a 1% material efficiency saving is the equivalent of 60,000 tonnes of CO₂ saved.

The PhD Researcher will be affiliated with the M2A (Materials and Manufacturing Academy) research community and be part of the Industrial AI and Data Modelling research group, based in the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Swansea University. They will work in connection to the Made Smarter Innovation – Manufacturing Made Smarter Research Centre, a partnership of five UK leading universities (The Universities of Sheffield, UCL, Cambridge, Brunel, Nottingham and Swansea).

The main aims of the research project are:

  • Integrate these new data streams with existing hot mill data;
  • Use various data analytics techniques combined with physical modelling to translate the data into useful information;
  • Work with the industry partner to understand the hot rolling process and in negotiating existing IT infrastructure on the plant.

Available resources/facilities: Research space in the IMPACT Research Institute, computational resources and access to industrial data.

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Eligibility

We welcome applications from candidates with an Engineering or Physical Science degree (minimum level 2:1).

We would normally expect candidates to have met the University’s English Language requirements (e.g. IELTS 6.5 overall with 5.5+ in each component) by point of application.

Due to funding restrictions, this scholarship is open to applicants eligible to pay tuition fees at the UK rate only.

Benefits

The scholarship covers the full cost of UK tuition fees, plus a tax-free stipend of £20,000 p.a. for 3 years.

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