UK/EU Studentship with Mitsubishi Electric Research

Limit of tenure: 3.5 Years.

Due to funding regulations, this studentship is only available to UK and EU nationals.

A 3.5-year studentship working with Dr. Ian Wilson (Department of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology) and Dr. Stuart Clarke (BP Institute/Chemistry) is available to begin (preferably) in October 2013.

The project will investigate the formation of surface deposit layers in heat transfer units used in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. This project will involve working at the interface between chemical engineering and surface chemistry, as well as combining elements of both disciplines. It will include experimental and modelling aspects. The project will involve close collaboration with the sponsor company, opportunities to travel, and an insight into the world of ‘HVAC’.


  • Due to funding restrictions this studentship is only open to students who are nationals of the UK or EU
  • Applicants should have a First Class (or a high 2:1) degree in a relevant discipline
  • If nominated for the studentship, the applicant will be expected to formally apply for admission as a graduate student with the University Admissions Office before 30 June 2013 and satisfy any conditions of admission that they set forth. Additional information may be found by clicking the Apply link below.

To apply for this position, please send the following to the Research Secretary, Mrs Amanda Taylor ( by 17:00 GMT on Wednesday 19 June 2013:

1. Include the vacancy reference number, NP29642, in the subject line of your email

2. A statement (please do not send scans of passports or ID cards) confirming your nationality and that you are eligible for the award

3. A detailed curriculum vitae

4. Transcripts (to include numerical details of grades obtained in relevant examinations)

If you are unable to send your application via email, please post it to Mrs Amanda Taylor, Research Secretary, The Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3RA.

Quote Reference: NP29642

Closing Date: 19 June 2013

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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