Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences

We are ranked highly in the UK and international league tables, boasting strong industry links and our own Formula Student Racing team.

Continued professional development

Each short course is complete in itself and can also be undertaken by delegates seeking experience in specific subjects for professional development.


Enhancing the performance of ceramic armour and protective coatings

Funding information:
A tax-free stipend of £16,000 per year will be provided over the 3 year duration of the PhD. The studentship will also cover UK university fees. There will be an opportunity to receive further payments for teaching duties undertaken in the department.

Multiscale modelling of lithium-sulfur batteries

Funding information:
The Surrey’s Centre for Automotive Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences, is offering a PhD studentship which will cover home fees and normal EPSRC stipend (currently £14, 553 a year).

Reinforcement learning control for autonomous systems

Funding information:
Funded EU and UK students only. Covers home fees and normal EPSRC stipend (currently £14553/year). All students may apply for this research project, but the full funding is guaranteed for UK and EU students.

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Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences
University of Surrey