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The only Department in the UK and one of the best in the world dedicated to Control and Systems Engineering

PhD Studentship

Sustainable rural electrification in the developing world using microgrid integration of biogas and other renewable energy sources: A study of the engineering and behavioural challenges, and human/technology interaction.

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SunbYte is a University of Sheffield student project which aims to develop innovative, low-cost, high-quality, space-based solar astronomy.

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Transition to a Career in Engineering!

We recognise students with a degree in Maths, Physics (or equivalent science subject) as having the transferable skills required to be successful on our MSc.

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Be taught by world leaders in their chosen fields and gain knowledge and skills that will enable you to make a real difference in society.

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Our graduates work all over the world for companies including Rolls-Royce, Jaguar Land Rover, Shell and Dyson.

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Our research addresses challenges posed by complex natural and man-made systems, the demand for higher levels of autonomy and intelligence of future engineering systems.

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