MSc Research Studentship in Energy Recovery Systems





MSc Research Studentship in Energy Recovery Systems


University of Dublin, Trinity College – Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering


The Dept of Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering, Trinity College Dublin invites applications for an MSc Research studentship, part funded under the INTERREG Ireland-Wales programme. The Department is collaborating with the School of Business , Trinity College Dublin and Bangor University in this research. The research project will comprise the development and assessment of space efficient systems of energy recovery for the water industry using micro or pico-hydropower technology. The successful candidate will:


  • Carry out background research in the fields of energy recovery, hydropower, water supply & treatment
  • Develop and assess prototypes of a space efficient hydro energy recovery systems to replace pressure reducing valves
  • Develop design and implementation guidelines for the widespread installation of the developed technology

Applicants with good honours degrees in engineering or a related discipline will be considered. Funding for the MSc research project, commencing preferably in March 2013, is sufficient to cover a student stipend of approximately €12,000 p.a. and EU fees for up to two years. Extension of the project to a PhD is a possibility, subject to the availability of new and further funding.


Candidates are asked to send a cover letter, full CV and the names of two referees, at least one of whom should be an academic, to the address below:


Dr Aonghus McNabola, Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland, Email: [email protected] , Telephone +353-1-8963837


Closing date: 31st January 2013.


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