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UCL Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Sciences


PhD Studentship: Highly-Efficient, Dimensionally-Compact Wireless Power Transfer Unit

Highly-Efficient, Dimensionally-Compact Wireless Power Transfer Unit

UCL Department:
UCL Mechanical Engineering
Duration of Studentship:
Three Years
£16,777 per annum
Closing Date:
18 January 2019 23:59
Studentship start date:
More information on the studentship:
UCL Human Resources website

Vacancy Information

This studentship provides an opportunity for a UK/EU national candidate to join a 3-year study program in UCL’s Department of Mechanical Engineering.

The aim of this Studentship is to develop an advanced wireless power transfer technology (WPT) to provide solutions to the major practical challenges, e.g., efficiency, charging time, power range, and overall size and cost.

Studentship Description

A 3-year PhD studentship is available at UCL Department of Mechanical Engineering for an enthusiastic student interested in Highly-Efficient, Dimensionally-Compact Wireless Power Transfer Unit.

Person Specification

Applicants should have (or expect to be awarded) an upper second or first-class UK honours degree at the level of MSc in a relevant subject (e.g., Electrical, Electronics, Control, Physics).


This funding is only for UK and EU passport holders. There is no minimum qualifying residence requirement for applicants from the EU.

Please DO NOT enquire about this studentship if you are ineligible. Please refer to the following website for eligibility criteria:

Application Process

Eligible applicants should first contact Dr Mehdi Baghdadi ( enclosing a cover letter (including the names and contact details of two referees), one-page research statement and two pages CV. The supervisory team will arrange interviews for short-listed candidates. After interview, the successful candidate will be required to formally apply online via the UCL website.

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