Research degrees in Materials

The School of Engineering and Materials Science has vibrant and successful research community with strengths in the following core areas represented by the five divisions:

Division of Aerospace Engineering and Fluid Mechanics

Division of Bioengineering

Division of Chemical Engineering and Renewable Energy

Division of Materials Engineering

Division of Mechanical Engineering, Robotics and Design

Engineering at Queen Mary has a distinguished tradition in both teaching and research, dating back to the beginning of the 1900s while Materials research has been carried out at Queen Mary longer than any other institution in the UK. Today, research in the school of engineering and materials science benefits from both excellent well-equipped laboratories and an extensive infrastructure of computational facilities. There is significant collaboration and interaction between our internationally leading academics working in multidisciplinary research areas. The research findings are incorporated into teaching, which means that our graduates learn about the very latest skills and advancements in the field, equipping them well for their future careers.

We welcome PhD Research Degree applications from suitable qualified students from across the world (minimum equivalent of a 2:1 hons degree from a UK university).

Details of the PhD Research Degree studentships currently available in the School of Engineering and Materials Science are listed at

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