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Closing date: 28 February 2019
This scholarship is funded by Swansea University's College of Engineering.
Subject areas: Electrical Engineering, Power Systems, Power Electronics, Controls
Start date: April 2019
Energy storage is one of the technologies which will allow further integration of renewable energies and variable loads such as electric vehicles in the power system. This project is aimed at designing the components and the controls of a combined system including energy storage and photovoltaic units, with the objective to improve the operating characteristics of weakly-connected or isolated distribution systems through voltage regulation.
The project will be divided in two main tasks:
Candidates should hold a minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent in electrical engineering, power systems, power electronics or control. Candidates will need to be very able, self-motivated and keen to engage with the international science and engineering community.
We would normally expect the academic and English Language requirements to be met by point of application. For details on the University’s English Language entry requirements, please visit – http://www.swansea.ac.uk/admissions/english-language-requirements/
Due to funding restrictions, this scholarship is open to UK/EU candidates only.
This scholarship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees and an annual stipend of £14,777. There will be additional funds available for research expenses.