PhD Studentship in Control Engineering Modelling and identification for control of a jet engine hydro mechanical unit (HMU)



The Department of Engineering, University of Leicester, is pleased to offer a fully-funded PhD studentship in Control Engineering for October 2013 entry.

The studentship is funded jointly by Aero Engine Controls – part of the Rolls-Royce Group – and the Department of Engineering.

The studentship will pay UK/EU tuition fees for three years and includes an annual stipend worth £14,000 each year.

This research project is linked to the development of the modelling and control aspects of the Hydro Mechanical Unit (HMU)/Fuel Metering Unit (FMU), which is part of the fuel distribution system of the Rolls-Royce Trent engines.

The successful applicant will be supervised by Dr Andrea Lecchini-Visintini.

Further details and information about applying is available online by clicking the Apply link below.

The closing date for applications is 16 September 2013.

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