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Research Opportunities

Research ProjectSupervisor

Wide-Area Distributed Generation Control for Power System Stability

 Prof D J Morrow


Engineering Genes Based Neural Control in Systems Biology 

Prof K Li


Advanced Geostatistics Based Cost Effective Sampling Strategy for the Investigation and Remediation of Land Contamination 

 Prof K Li


Advanced Learning Algorithms for Biological Data and Processes 

Prof K Li


Advanced Control and Optimization Algorithms for Energy Efficiency and Pollution Reduction 

Prof K Li


Signal Lighting Assessment (Road and Rail) 

Dr K Rafferty


 Brightness Evaluation and Measurement (with Application to Airport Lighting)

 Dr K Rafferty


Formation Control Algorithms or Unmanned Vehicles 

Dr W Naeem

Tensegrity-based Formation Control of Unmanned VehiclesDr W Naeem



PhD Studentship

The studentships are open to candidates world-wide and cover fees and a maintenance allowance for a period of three years.

Applicants must have at least 2.1 honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants will be considered on a competitive basis with regard to the candidate's qualifications, skills, experience and interests.

The Charles Parsons Energy Research Award (Prof. D J Morrow)

The proposed work programme will concentrate on areas vital to the growth of renewable generation (predominantly wind power) in Ireland, and of international interest as other countries follow Ireland’s lead in wind power integration.

Smart Grid: Wide-Area Distributed Generation Control for Power System Stability