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IK4 Doctorados

 

Do your doctorate in IK4

Welcome to the portal for the Promotion of Doctoral Talent at IK4.
Here you’ll find IK4’s offers for undertaking a doctoral thesis.

All the topics proposed are closely related to the areas of research at the IK4 Centres and are developed within the framework of a knowledge-generation project.

 

How does an IK4 researcher work?

In this video our researchers will be giving you an insight into the work we do, how we go about it and who it is intended for, and the facilities we have. That way, you’ll be able to get an idea of the possibilities IK4 is offering you.

DOCTORATES

 

Formal Software design for transport systems

START: 09/2018

OPEN

In the framework of transport systems research projects. The main task will be to work on the design of applications of electronic and communications systems using formal techniques.

The work includes system definition, system and interfaces development, execution of laboratory and field tests, analysis of results, etc.

OBTAINING DOCTOR DEGREE: 09/2018


Transport and Energy / ICT

Sustainable Transportation and Mobility

 

Near netshape HIP (NNS-HIP) process optimisation for nickel-base superalloys for aerospace applications

START: 09/2018

OPEN
This PhD program is a response to a European project within Clean Sky 2 research program, which contributes to strengthening European aero-industry. The objective of the project is to develop a hot isostatic press (HIP) manufacturing route for high temperature materials for new generation turbine engine (Ultrafan®) casings. The candidate will collaborate in all the stages of process from the initial powder characterisation, HIP and heat treatment parameter...

OBTAINING DOCTOR DEGREE: 09/2018


Materials and Manufacturing

Advanced Powder Metallurgy and Laser Manufacturing

 

Railway signalling systems

START: 09/2018

OPEN
In the framework of railway signalling systems research projects. The main task will be to work on the development of electronic and communications systems that will be part of future railway signalling systems.
The work includes system and interfaces development, execution of laboratory and field tests, analysis of results, etc. of the future railway signalling systems.

OBTAINING DOCTOR DEGREE: 09/2018


Transport and Energy / ICT

Sustainable Transportation and Mobility

 

Monitorización remota de variables de proceso y de comportamiento en uso de producto, mediante la integración de sensores y electrónica embebidos en composites poliméricos

START: 09/2018

OPEN
La necesidad de monitorización de estructuras de composite, en el proceso de su fabricación y a lo largo de todo su periodo de vida de uso, está dirigiendo la atención de la investigación en materiales poliméricos hacia los composites multifuncionales que incluyen sensores y electrónica  en su composición. En sectores como el aeronáutico, el eolíco, el de automoción o en la construcción es estratégico...

OBTAINING DOCTOR DEGREE: 09/2018


Area de Materiales Plásticos y Composites

Composites 4.0

 

Development of control algorithms and Machine Learning Control techniques for mechatronic systems

START: 09/2018

OPEN
The PhD work offered is located in the Advanced Control specialization team belonging to the Control and Monitoring knowledge area. The team"s research line focuses on the dynamic modelling of mechatronic systems and the design and implementation of advanced solutions for the control of these systems. Most of the projects usually cover the whole development chain, starting from the modelling of the system to be controlled, through the design of the algorithms, their verification by means...

OBTAINING DOCTOR DEGREE: 09/2018


Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Control

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Requirements

To be able to access any of the offers for undertaking a doctoral thesis, the following will be required as a minimum:

The offers published by the Centres may include specific requirements, the absence of which will not prevent access to the programme but which will be evaluated during the candidate selection process.

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