PhD opportunity: fully paid studentship in bulk solids handlingsupported by Schenck Process UK Ltd, global manufacturers of process engineering equipment.
An opportunity has arisen at The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology, at the University of Greenwich, for the successful applicant to undertake a 3 year fully paid studentship (including bursary and tuition fees), supported by Schenck Process UK Ltd, global manufacturers of process engineering equipment.
Enhancing efficiency of dense phase conveying of powders to facilitate reductions in carbon emissions from in-plant transport of ingredients and products in food, chemicals, minerals and other industries.
Aim and objectives
To improve understanding of slug behaviour in dense phase conveying, in particular in relation to interaction between material properties, pipeline geometry and air control, and to enshrine this understanding in a predictive model.
This project is an opportunity to contribute towards significant energy saving in manufacturing processes, in a collaboration with a European multi-national process engineering company and a world-leading