PhD Scholarships in Advanced Battery Technology

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The Centre for Clean Energy Technology (CCET) at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is offering three PhD research scholarships to outstanding candidates to work on electromaterials for applications in rechargeable Lithium-ion batteries, lithium-air batteries, sodium-ion batteries and lithium–sulfur batteries. The CCET will transform PhD students and early career researchers into highly skilled professionals in the fields of electrochemistry, electromaterials for battery applications and battery technology.

Successful candidates will work on projects related to the development of

lithium-sulfur batteries for large-scale electrical energy storage (ARENA)

and high performance lithium-oxygen batteries (ARC).

Value and duration

Two standard PhD scholarships (tuition fee scholarship, plus a living allowance scholarship Value: $26,288 p.a. tax free for 3.5 years.) are open to domestic or international candidates for full-time study of three and half years. One PhD scholarship will have a top up scholarship of $7000 supported by CSIRO. Value: $33,288 p.a. tax free for 3.5 years.

Who is eligible?

In order to be eligible applicants must

  • Have completed a Bachelor Degree with First Class Honours, 4 Year undergraduate degree with a research component or Master’s by Research, or be regarded by the University as having an equivalent level of attainment;
  • Undertake a PhD at UTS in the year of the scholarship
  • Be enrolled as a full time student
  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or citizen of New Zealand

Selection process

A successful candidate should demonstrate a strong background in research in one or more fields that include:

  • Electrochemistry
  • Nanotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Material Sciences and Engineering

Application period

Closing date: 31 July 2016

For further information contact

For any questions regarding PhD and Masters scholarship in Advanced Battery Technology or the application process, please contact Graduate Research School Ph: 9514 2228

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