Projects for Edinburgh Campus

Project title Supervisor MSc programme Project Type
HIgh quality coating for UHD screens Yurchenko Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Oil and Gas Technology, Photonics, Renewable Energy Engineering, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Sustainability Engineering, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Experimental
Pumps' bearing testing for space applications Daniil Yurchenko Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Energy, Oil and Gas Technology, Renewable Energy Engineering Experimental
Protein extraction from algae Lydia Campbell Sustainability Engineering Experimental
Experimental study of composite fibre polymers under high speed bullet-type impact D. Yurchenko Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Energy, Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Renewable Energy Engineering Experimental
Dielectric Elastomers based energy harvesting Dr. Yurchenko Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Energy, Renewable Energy Engineering Mixed
David Jenkins: Research interests relate to yeast, fermentation and beer quality. David Jenkins Brewing and Distilling
NIR range extension of photodetectors and solar cells Dr. Jose Marques-Hueso Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Embedded Systems, Energy, Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Photonics, Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation, Renewable Energy Engineering, Sustainability Engineering Experimental
Thermoelectric generator to utilise solar heat Dr Nick Bennett Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Energy, Renewable Energy Engineering Mixed
Rock Avalanche Modelling with Quadrature-Based Moment Method Dr. Ali Ozel Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Energy Computational
Distilling - distillery fermentations, product development Dr Annie Hill Brewing and Distilling Mixed
Developing Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) with Enhanced Performance Okpu Onne Ambrose Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Brewing and Distilling, Energy, Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Oil and Gas Technology, Renewable Energy Engineering, Sustainability Engineering Mixed
Utilization of Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) for Wastewater Treatment Fruh Wolf Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Brewing and Distilling, Energy, Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Oil and Gas Technology, Renewable Energy Engineering, Sustainability Engineering Mixed
Modelling Gas Flows in Porous Media using new Continuum Approach in OpenFOAM (2015-16) Dr. S Kokou Dadzie Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Energy, Oil and Gas Technology, Renewable Energy Engineering Computational
LCA and Eonomic Assessment of Novel Carbon Capture Material Graeme White Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Sustainability Engineering Literature review
Liquid-Liquid Coalescence Graeme White Oil and Gas Technology Experimental
Applications of CFD to Packed Columns - Simulation of a gas-liquid flows in packed columns for LNG processing Graeme White Energy, Oil and Gas Technology Computational
Dynamic Modeling of FLNG Absorption and Solvent Recovery Graeme White Energy, Oil and Gas Technology, Sustainability Engineering Computational
Lignin and Cellulosic Materials for 3D Printing G White Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Sustainability Engineering Development
Foaming and foam suppression in packed column towers Graeme White Oil and Gas Technology Experimental
Liquid Maldistribution in Packed Column Graeme White Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Energy, Oil and Gas Technology Experimental
Integrating CCS with Cement Production Graeme White Energy, Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Renewable Energy Engineering, Sustainability Engineering Modelling
Physicochemical properties of biosurfactants in food and cosmetic formulations Stephen Euston Sustainability Engineering Experimental
Molecular dynamics simulation of biosurfactant simulation at air-water and oil-water interfaces Stephen Euston Sustainability Engineering Computational
Computational methods for event-camera data Yoann Altmann Embedded Systems, Photonics, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Computational
Recycling waste heat for domestic or commercial heating Yeaw Chu Lee Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Energy, Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation, Renewable Energy Engineering, Sustainability Engineering Mixed
Development of a ping-pong ball tossing machine Xianwen Kong Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems Mixed
Double lens collimator feedback sensor for CPV applications Xiawnen Kong Embedded Systems, Photonics, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Mixed
Improvement of a disassembly-free reconfigurable parallel manipulator Xianwen Kong Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems Mixed
Compliant mechanisms and applications (2015-16) Xianwen Kong Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems Mixed
Improvement of an assembly system for miniaturized products Dr Xianwen Kong Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems Mixed
Improvement of a material handling system for a hybrid machine Dr Xianwen Kong Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems Mixed
Embedded system for controlling a CPV solar panel Dr Xianwen Kong Embedded Systems, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems Mixed
Brewing Fermentation, Control and Sensory Quality of Beer Rachel Sutherland Brewing and Distilling
Brewing and Distilling - Distilling (Mr Matthew Pauley) Matthew Pauley Brewing and Distilling
My project proposal Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Embedded Systems, Energy, Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Mobile Communications, Oil and Gas Technology, Photonics, Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation, Renewable Energy Engineering, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Smart Grid and Demand Management, Sustainability Engineering, Vision, Image and Signal Processing
Underwater Robotic and Sensor Networks (suitable for multiple students) Mauro Dragone Embedded Systems, Mobile Communications, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Mixed
Underwater video image enhancement Yvan Petillot Embedded Systems, Oil and Gas Technology, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Computational
Polarised cameras for advanced robotics Yvan Petillot
Underwater simulation of vehicles and sensorss Yvan Petillot Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Embedded Systems, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems
Acoustic Camera simulation for underwater Yvan Petillot Embedded Systems, Photonics, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems
Machine Learning Approaches for Resource Allocation in Sixth Generation (6G) Wireless Systems Dr Muhammad Khandaker Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Embedded Systems, Mobile Communications, Oil and Gas Technology, Photonics, Renewable Energy Engineering, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Smart Grid and Demand Management, Sustainability Engineering, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Experimental
Lattice-Boltzmann Simulations of Biological Flows Dr. Ali Ozel, Dr. Yuhang Chen Advanced Mechanical Engineering Computational
CO2 hydrogenation to fuels Aimaro Sanna
Brewing and distilling innovation and sustainability - Jane White Jane White Brewing and Distilling Mixed
Improving the acquisition and processing of single-photon data Dr Abderrahim Halimi Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Computational
Robust Reconstruction of Parallel Magnetic Resonance Images Dr Abderrahim Halimi and Dr Philippe Ciuciu Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Computational
Student proposed project (Wind / Tidal / Energy network / Microgrid) Wolf-Gerrit Fruh Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Energy, Renewable Energy Engineering, Sustainability Engineering
Synthetic Load Duration curve Wolf-Gerrit Früh Energy, Renewable Energy Engineering, Sustainability Engineering Mixed
How to measure the 'Cost of Energy' Wolf-Gerrit Früh Energy, Renewable Energy Engineering, Sustainability Engineering Mixed
Renewable resource assessment using advanced statistical methods Wolf-Gerrit Fruh Energy, Renewable Energy Engineering Modelling
Brewing and Distilling MSc Project Scholarship Opportunities Brewing and Distilling
Brewing & Distilling, fermentation, valorisation and process improvement Dr Dawn Maskell Brewing and Distilling Mixed
Testing of 3D printed luminescent parts Dr. Jose Marques-Hueso Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Embedded Systems, Energy, Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Photonics, Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation, Renewable Energy Engineering, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems Experimental
Novel microstructured waveguides for high frequency bands Dr. Jose Marques-Hueso Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Embedded Systems, Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Mobile Communications, Photonics, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Smart Grid and Demand Management, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Modelling
Microfabrication of metallic 3D structures by electrodeposition Dr. Jose Marques-Hueso Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Embedded Systems, Energy, Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Mobile Communications, Photonics, Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation, Renewable Energy Engineering, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Smart Grid and Demand Management Experimental
Embedded systems, Augmented Reality and Interactive Robotic Tchnology for Independent Living (suitable for multiple students) Mauro Dragone Embedded Systems, Mobile Communications, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Mixed
Internet of Robotic Things (suitable for multiple students) Mauro Dragone Embedded Systems, Mobile Communications, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Mixed
Development of novel adsorbents for CO2 capture applications (2015-16) (2015-16) Dr Susana Garcia Energy, Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Oil and Gas Technology Experimental
Advanced amine based CO2 capture. A parametric study to tackle the unsolved questions Eva Sanchez Fernandez Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Energy, Oil and Gas Technology Computational
Near-zero emissions coal fired power plants by deep CO2 capture Eva Sanchez Fernandez Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Energy, Oil and Gas Technology, Renewable Energy Engineering Computational
Robust Optimization For Medical Image Processing Dr. Joao Mota Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Theoretical
Curriculum Learning For Image Reconstruction Problems Dr. Joao Mota Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Smart Grid and Demand Management, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Theoretical
Distributed Optimization Algorithms for Sensor Networks and Data Centers Dr. Joao Mota Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Smart Grid and Demand Management, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Computational
Understanding CO2 storage in geological formations Prof Mercedes Maroto-Valer Energy, Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Oil and Gas Technology, Renewable Energy Engineering, Sustainability Engineering Experimental
Novel reactor designs for solar fuels Prof Mercedes Maroto-Valer Energy, Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Oil and Gas Technology, Sustainability Engineering Experimental
Use of microfluidic devices for fluid flow studies Prof Mercedes Maroto-Valer Energy, Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Oil and Gas Technology, Renewable Energy Engineering, Sustainability Engineering Experimental
Solar fuels: New insights into CO2 photoreduction- design of catalysts Prof Mercedes Maroto-Valer Energy, Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Oil and Gas Technology, Renewable Energy Engineering, Sustainability Engineering Mixed
Brewing and Distilling Raw Materials (Dr. Calum Holmes) Dr. Calum Holmes Brewing and Distilling Mixed
Compact broadband mid-infrared sources Mohammed Saleh Photonics Computational
Bone micromechanics Uwe Wolfram Advanced Mechanical Engineering Computational
Printing bone microstructure Uwe Wolfram Advanced Mechanical Engineering Experimental
Patient specific bone models Uwe Wolfram Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Vision, Image and Signal Processing
Combat climate change I: Statistical shape modelling of cold-water corals Uwe Wolfram Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Computational
Combat climate change II: Computational strength analyses of cold-water corals Uwe Wolfram Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Computational
Numerical Simulations of Drying Droplets for Coating Applications Dr. Ali Ozel Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Energy, Oil and Gas Technology Computational
Electric vehicles as storage medium in small electricity grids Gudrun Kocher Embedded Systems, Energy, Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation, Renewable Energy Engineering, Smart Grid and Demand Management, Sustainability Engineering Mixed
Small electricity grids - making it successful Gudrun Kocher Energy, Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation, Renewable Energy Engineering, Smart Grid and Demand Management, Sustainability Engineering
End to end modelling of a satellite communication system George Goussetis Embedded Systems, Mobile Communications Modelling
Evaluation of thermally-optimised Li-ion cells performance as EESS in solar PV systems Mr Stefano Landini Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation, Renewable Energy Engineering, Smart Grid and Demand Management Mixed
Modelling of Gas-Solid Flows with Tribocharging Dr. Ali Ozel Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Energy, Oil and Gas Technology, Renewable Energy Engineering Mixed
Development of Particle-Resolved Direct Numerical Simulation Method with OpenFOAM Dr. Ali Ozel Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Energy, Oil and Gas Technology Computational
Simulations of Deposition of Barium Sulphate in Pipes with Population Balance Equation Dr. Ali Ozel Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Energy, Oil and Gas Technology, Sustainability Engineering Computational
Interfacial Flows in Structured Packings Dr. Ali Ozel Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Energy, Oil and Gas Technology, Sustainability Engineering Computational
Using Time Modulated Antenna Array for Secure Wireless Communication Yuan Ding Mobile Communications Experimental
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Barium Sulphate Precipitation in Seawater Dr. Ali Ozel Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Oil and Gas Technology, Sustainability Engineering Computational
Simulating laser ablation for minimal invasive surgery of bone Uwe Wolfram Advanced Mechanical Engineering Computational
Bone healing and adaption Uwe Wolfram Advanced Mechanical Engineering Computational
Degradation of Plastic Using Plasma Technology Dr. Humphrey Yiu Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Sustainability Engineering Experimental
Digital Self-Interference Cancellation for In-Band Full-Duplex Dr. Mathini Sellathurai Mobile Communications, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Computational
Downlink Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access Implementation Dr. Mathini Sellathurai Mobile Communications Experimental
Uplink Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access Implementation Dr. Mathini Sellathurai Mobile Communications Experimental
Acoustic separation of parasitic worms Anne Bernassau Mixed
Design, manufacturing and performance characterisation of a capacitive inclinometer Marc Desmulliez Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Embedded Systems, Mobile Communications Mixed
Characterisation of a Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscope Marc Desmulliez Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Sustainability Engineering, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Mixed
Directive Antenans for PocketQube Satellites (2018-2019) Dimitris Anagnostou Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Mobile Communications Modelling
Radar development for assisted living applications (2018-2019) Dimitris Anagnostou Embedded Systems, Mobile Communications, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Development
Phase-Change Materials for Tunable Surfaces and Electromagnetic Cloaks for Stealth Applications (2018-2019) Dimitris Anagnostou Mobile Communications, Photonics, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Mixed
Dual-polarization and dual-frequency antennas and arrays for 5G telecommunication systems (2018-2019) Dimitris Anagnostou Mobile Communications, Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation, Renewable Energy Engineering, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Mixed
Downhole Wireless RF Communications System for Deployment in Oil and Gas Wells Symon K. Podilchak Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Embedded Systems, Energy, Materials For Sustainable And Renewable Energies, Oil and Gas Technology, Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation, Renewable Energy Engineering, Sustainability Engineering Mixed
Real-time 3D reconstruction using single-photon Lidar data Dr. Yoann Altmann Embedded Systems, Mobile Communications, Photonics, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Development
Algae photobioreactors and their potential application in urban design. Oil and Gas Technology, Sustainability Engineering Theoretical
Value-added products from algae Dr Seyedeh Fatemeh Mohsenpour Oil and Gas Technology, Sustainability Engineering Experimental
Optical techniques for the life sciences Lynn Paterson Photonics Experimental
Dust removal for dessert areas Gudrun Kocher-Oberlehner Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Energy, Oil and Gas Technology, Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation, Renewable Energy Engineering, Sustainability Engineering Computational
Pumped-seawater energy storage system for low-lying islands Wolf-Gerrit Fruh Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Energy, Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation, Renewable Energy Engineering, Smart Grid and Demand Management, Sustainability Engineering Modelling
All the colours of the sun Gudrun Kocher-Oberlehner Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Energy, Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation Experimental
Piezoelectric induced wave propagation for dynamic soft-tissue characterisation Michael Crichton Advanced Mechanical Engineering Modelling
Machine Learning for Identification of Human Movements in Usage of a Minimally Invasive Surgery Instrument Mustafa Suphi Erden Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Embedded Systems, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Vision, Image and Signal Processing
Robotic Cleaning of Household Stuff Mustafa Suphi Erden Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Embedded Systems, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Vision, Image and Signal Processing
Brain Activation Patterns Examined for Collaborative Robotic Assistance in Minimally Invasive Surgery - Medical Robotics Mustafa Suphi Erden Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Embedded Systems, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Mixed
New Textile-based Antennas for Search and Rescue (SAR) Operations and Emergency Communications Symon K. Podilchak Mobile Communications Development
Simulation of 3D Sonar for Perfomance Evaluation Keith Brown Embedded Systems, Mobile Communications, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Modelling
Lab in a Box to Support STEM Teaching Keith Brown Embedded Systems, Mobile Communications, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Smart Grid and Demand Management Mixed
Wireless Charging of Handheld Devices and Data Connectivity using Antenna and Circuit Technologies Symon K. Podilchak Mobile Communications Experimental
New Antennas with Integrated Feed Systems for Space Communications, Telemetry, and Surveillance Symon K. Podilchak Mobile Communications Experimental
High Gain Antennas and Circuits for Broadband Connectivity Symon K. Podilchak Mobile Communications Experimental
Mesh radio for connecting remote orienteering controls Keith Brown Embedded Systems, Mobile Communications Development
Low cost data acquisition system Keith Brown Embedded Systems, Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems, Smart Grid and Demand Management, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Mixed
Reflector antenna design and test George Goussetis Mobile Communications Mixed
Development of Control Algorithms for a two-wheeled robot Dr. M.W.Dunnigan Embedded Systems, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems Mixed
Implementation of Nonlinear Control algorithms Dr. M.W.Dunnigan Embedded Systems, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems Mixed
Implementation of Adaptive Control algorithms Dr. M.W.Dunnigan Embedded Systems, Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems Mixed
Acoustic particle detection (2016-17) (2016-17) Anne Bernassau Vision, Image and Signal Processing Mixed
Massive MIMO (2016-17) Mathini Sellathurai Mobile Communications, Vision, Image and Signal Processing Computational