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3 years (full-time) 5 years (part-time)
10 February 2023
Applications are invited for a PhD project to work in the selection of hydrogen production and storage options that match applications with technological, economic and environmental benefits through modelling and process simulation. Advancing the hydrogen economy is currently recognised as a critical element for decarbonisation. To achieve the global greenhouse gas emissions targets and move both industry and society towards a net zero emission path, there is an urgent need for hydrogen to be used as feedstock for energy to fuel industrial processes, domestic heating and for transport. Nevertheless, there is a wide gap between the variety of hydrogen production technology options investigated and the scale and applications where hydrogen will make the best candidate fuel. To take advantage of a wider spectrum of solutions for green and blue hydrogen production, a structured procedure is proposed in this work for the selection of hydrogen production and storage pathways and their industrial use or dispatchable power use.
For informal inquiries, please contact Dr Carolina Font Palma.
Join us at a free webinar at 6 pm on Thursday 8 December for more information about the funded projects available through this cluster. You will be able to hear from PhD supervisors and ask questions about the programme
This project will be part of the interdisciplinary research cluster ‘Development of innovative hydrogen production and storage technologies for a net-zero emission society’ funded by the University of Hull PhD Cluster Scholarships Scheme 2023/24, formed by four fully-funded PhD scholarships in themes related to hydrogen production, hydrogen storage, optimisation and modelling, and industrial applications. The successful applicant will be based at the School of Natural Sciences and also be part of the wider team from the School of Engineering within the Faculty of Science and Engineering and the Aura Innovation Centre. All PhD cluster students will work in close partnership with industrial partners, providing an exceptional PhD training environment.
You will need to supply a personal statement when applying for this scholarship position. Find out more about writing a personal statement. Please also ensure you include the following information:
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18 September 2023
University of Hull's Doctoral College provides support to postgraduate research students. Offering skills development opportunities and dedicated facilities, the college is here to help you achieve your potential.
Applicants should have a minimum 2:1 degree in chemical engineering or related engineering subject. A taught MSc or Masters by Research in a relevant subject or relevant modelling/simulation experience would be an advantage.
For more details on our entry requirements please visit the postgraduate admissions webpage.
This scholarship is available for full-time and part-time study.
This opportunity comes with a Home fee waiver only, which will not cover the full International fee. You will therefore need to pay the difference between the Home fee and the International fee every year and will need to provide evidence that you have sufficient funds to cover this.
The amount you will have to pay will depend on the PhD programme that you will be registered on.
Submission of your final thesis is expected within three years and three months from the start of your PhD scholarship for full-time and within five years and six months if studying part-time.
As a PhD student here at the University of Hull you will undertake the Postgraduate Training Scheme alongside your main degree, to help you develop the research skills and knowledge you’ll need in your future career. You will gain an additional Certificate or Diploma in Research Training in addition to your PhD.
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