Project Ref: NGCM-0083
Supervisor: Thomas Blumensath
Academic Unit: ISVR
Research Group: SPCG
Looking for an opportunity to combine industrial experience with a research project leading to a doctorate? We are looking for a motivated candidate with excellent commercial skills for a collaborative research project with an industry sponsor that will lead to an Engineering Doctorate (EngD). The EngD is a doctoral program that combines advanced technical and commercial skills training with PhD level research, completed in collaboration with an industry sponsor.
The aim of this project is to develop a set of computer algorithm for Computer Tomography X-ray measurements. This project is sponsored by TWI (http://www.twi-global.com/), who is currently developing a novel, state of the art X-ray imaging system. Your role will be the development of novel algorithms that can be used to reconstruct volumetric images using data generated by this new system.
For this project, the University of Southampton's world leading x-ray imaging centre (http://www.southampton.ac.uk/muvis/index.page) has teamed up with TWI, which is one of the world's foremost independent research and technology organisations, with expertise in materials joining and engineering processes as applied in industry. You will be supervised jointly by Dr Blumensath from the University of Southampton, who is an expert in the use of advanced computational tools for image reconstruction and by experts from TWI, who specialise in innovation, knowledge transfer and in solving problems across all aspects of manufacturing, fabrication and whole-life integrity management.
This project is part of the University of Southampton's Doctoral Training Centre in Next Generation Computational Modelling (http://www.ngcm.soton.ac.uk/). This doctoral programme is a four-year program, comprising a one-year taught component at the University of Southampton. The remainder of this project comprises a three-year research component during which you will be based at the TWI Technology Centre (Wales) in Port Talbot, South Wales, just minutes from the M4, and within easy access to sandy beaches, beautiful Welsh hills and only 35 minutes from the vibrant city of Cardiff.
It is anticipated that funding will be available for this project to cover UK/EU tuition fees and to provide a competitive, tax-free stipend.
Applicants should hold (or expect to attain) a 2(i) or higher degree in Physics, Engineering or Computer Science.
If you wish to discuss any details of the project informally, please contact Thomas Blumensath, Email: Thomas.email@example.com, Tel: +44 (0) 2380 59 3224.
Keywords: Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Computer Science, Data Analysis, Information Science, Medical Imaging
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