Opportunities

Opportunities to participate in i-AMS research through PhDs

Research themes

To gain an appreciation for our vision refer to Vision

For an overview of the i-AMS research themes refer to Research Themes

If you wish to apply for a funded PhD project contact Postgraduate Study

Funded PhD projects

There are opportunities to apply for funded PhD projects in i-AMS. Please note funding for these projects is available only to applicants who meet  UK (full funding) or EU (fees only funding) residency requirements unless otherwise indicated. Specifically, applicants must either be an ordinary UK resident or an EU resident who has lived permanently in the UK for the 3 years immediately preceding the start of the studentship to be eligible for full funding. Non UK residents who are EU residents are normally only eligible for fees only funding.  International applicants are required to meet the English Language Testing System (IELTS) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all four elements of the test or equivalent.

Exemplar PhD opportunities available in the i-AMS centre for 2019/2020 include:


Proposed title: Hybrid systems modelling and control for Industry 4.0
Principal Supervisor: Dr Nikolaos Athanasopoulos

Download project proposal <i-AMS PhD proposal01_Nikos


Proposed title: Safe cobotics for Industry 4.0
Principal Supervisor: Dr Nikolaos Athanasopoulos

Download project proposal <i-AMS PhD proposal02_Nikos


Proposed title: Evolving Intelligent Behaviour in Cooperating Robots (EvoBots)
Principal Supervisor: Prof Seán McLoone

Download project proposal <i-ams_PhD_proposal01_Sean


Proposed title: Intelligent systems techniques for improving manufacturing competitiveness
Principal Supervisor: Prof Seán McLoone

Download project proposal <i-ams_PhD_proposal02_Sean


Proposed title: Flexible automation and cobotics
Principal Supervisor: Prof Seán McLoone

Download project proposal <i-ams_PhD_proposal03_Sean