Begin Your Journey With Our Postgraduate Programmes

Postgraduate

Postgraduate Programmes

Our academic lecturers are currently working on a number of exciting research projects and there are opportunities available for PhD students and research assistants/interns to join them.

Please contact us if you are interested in their research project and opportunity to pursue a postgraduate degree with us. 

Contact our coordinator at:
Dr Suhaila Sanip (S.M.Sanip@soton.ac.uk)
Dr Seung Hwan Won (S.Won@soton.a.uk)
+607 560 2561

Current Research Projects

Academic Staff Research Area Specific Interest PhD Research Project

Dr Suhaila Sanip
S.M.Sanip@soton.ac.uk

  1. Green Technology
  2. Material and Polymer
  1. Graphene
  2. Organic Solar Cell
  1. Surface-energy studies on graphene film for organic solar cell applications (on-going)
  2. Thin Film Transparent Graphene Electrode for Organic Solar Cell (open for PhD application)

Dr Gan Khong Wui
K.W.Gan@soton.ac.uk

  1. Aerospace
  2. Material & Polymer
  3. Mechanical & Manufacturing
  1. Fibre reinforced composites
  2. Smart multifunctional composite materials
  1. Generating pseudo-ductility in hybrid short/continuous fibre-reinforced composites using recycled carbon fibres (open for PhD application)
  2. Laser-induced graphene for health monitoring of composite materials (open for PhD application)

Dr Pu Suan Hui
SuanHui.Pu@soton.ac.uk

  1. Mechanical & Manufacturing
  2. Electrical and Electronic
  3. Material and Polymer
  1. Printed sensors and electronics
  2. Flexible electronics
  3. MEMS sensors and devices
  1. Printed electronics for wearable sensing in health-monitoring applications (open for PhD application)
  2. Nano-graphite/graphene based electronic devices (on-going)
  3. Organo-metal halide perovskite sensors (on-going)

Dr Won Seung Hwan
S.Won@soton.ac.uk

  1. Electrical and Electronic
  2. Artificial Intelligence
  1. Intelligent wireless communication
  2. Autonomous UAV
  1. Intelligent Post-New Radio Communications for the ‘Always-On’ Information Society
  2. Intelligent Drone Navigation under Tree Canopy and Its Blockchain Aided Data Post-Processing

Dr Jing Huey Khor
J.Khor@soton.ac.uk

  1. Computer network
  2. Information system
  1. Privacy preserving protocol
  2. Internet of Things (IoT)
  3. Blockchain technology
  1. Lightweight Blockchain Consensus Algorithm for Resource-constrained IoT Devices (open for PhD application)
  2. Enhanced Zero Knowledge Proof to Preserve Privacy in Blockchain Technology (open for PhD application)

Dr Karim Ashari
AKA104@soton.ac.uk

  1. Mechanical
  1. Repetitive structure
  1. Vibrational characteristics of repetitive structure embedded with acoustic black hole

Dr Ch’ng Shiau Ying
S.Y.Ch’ng@soton.ac.uk

  1. Material and Polymer
  2. Mechanical and Manufacturing
  1. Electrospun membranes
  2. Constitutive modeling
  1. Constitutive modelling of mechanical properties of electrospun polymeric membranes

Dr Kok-Geng Lim
K.G.Lim@soton.ac.uk

  1. Physics
  2. Material Science
  1. Ferroelectrics, Landau-Ginzburg theory
  2. Yang-Mills-Higgs theory 
  3. General Relativity
  1. Phenomenological studies of compositionally graded ferroelectric superlattices (open for PhD application)
  2. Dyonic wormhole in Einstein-Yang-Mills-Higgs theory

Dr Foo Kok Ngai
F.Kok@soton.ac.uk

  1. Energy
  2. Infrastructure and transportation
  1. Turbulent pipe flow
  2. Swirling flow
  3. Biofluid mechanics
  1. Mechanism and effect of flow oscillation in turbulent pipe flow with swirl (open for PhD application)

Dr Low Siow Yong
sy.low@soton.ac.uk

  1. Electrical and Electronic
  2. Artificial intelligence
  1. Acoustics signal processing
  2. Features identification and learning algorithms
  1. Speech intelligibility enhancement (open for PhD application)
  2. Deep Neural Networks for Blind Source Separation (open for PhD application)
  3. Sensor array networks optimization (on-going)

Dr Wong Kok Hoe
K.H.Wong@soton.ac.uk

  1. Green Technology
  2. Energy
  1. Wind turbine
  2. Computational Fluid Dynamics
  1. Variable diameter vertical axis wind turbine
  2. Aerodynamic performance of a biomimetic wind turbine inspired by ventral pleats

Dr Ahmad Syahrin Idris
A.S.Idris@soton.ac.uk

  1. Opto-electronics
  2. Electrical and Electronics
  1. Fabrication and characterization of photonic integrated circuits
  2. Design-for-test
  1. Design, development, and test of photonic integrated circuits

Dr Chin Vun Jack
C.Vun-Jack@soton.ac.uk

  1. Electrical and Electronics
  2. Green Technology
  1. Characterization and modelling of PV system
  2. Fault detection and diagnosis of PV array
  3. Array reconfiguration strategies
  1. Metaheuristics-based dynamic reconfiguration strategy to mitigate photovoltaic array mismatch loss due to partial shading conditions (open for PhD applications)
  2. Comprehensive monitoring and fault diagnosis of photovoltaic system utilizing online parameter extraction of current-voltage characteristics (open for PhD applications)

Dr Azam Ahmad Bakir
A.Ahmad-Bakir@soton.ac.uk

  1. Mechanical
  2. Basic Medical Sciences
  1. Cardiovascular and Brain Physiological modelling
  2. Development of novel medical devices and diagnostic tools
  1. Modelling electromechanical interaction of myocardium and coronary circulation for investigation of cardiovascular diseases

Dr Varun Thangamani
V.Thangamani@soton.ac.uk

  1. Aerospace
  2. Green Technology
  1. Aerodynamics
  2. Flow oscillations
  3. Flow diagnostics
  1. Energy harnessing from Vortex Induced Vibrations

Dr Beh Shiao Lin
S.L.Beh@soton.ac.uk

  1. Energy
  2. Green Technology
  3. Mechanical and Manufacturing
  1. Fluid mechanics
  2. Energy conversion
  1. Performance of gravitational Water Vortex Power Plant (open for PhD application)

Dr Ng Jo-Han
J.Ng@soton.ac.uk

  1. Energy
  2. Green Technology
  3. Aerospace
  1. Aviation fuel
  2. Biodiesel
  3. Energy-Water-Food Nexus
  1. Biojet Fuels for Green and Sustainable Aviation (open for PhD application)
  2. Sustainable Hydrogenated Biodiesel from Waste Cooking Oil via Intensified Transesterification Processes (open for PhD application)
  3. Microfluidic Devices for Sustainable Biodiesel Transesterification (open for PhD application)

Dr Ivan Ling Ting Yang
Ivan.ling@soton.ac.uk

  1. Electrical and Electronic
  2. Hardware design
  3. Artificial Intelligence
  1. Smart/novel sensors design using nanofabrication
  2. AI for sensor data classification
  1. Design and characterization of flexible gas sensors for wearable electronics application

Dr Grace Chai Mei Ting
Grace.Chai@soton.ac.uk

  1. Technology and Engineering
  2. Pure and Applied Science
  1. Electrical and Electronic
  2. Material Science
  1. Fabrication of carbon-doped ZnO using mechanical activation method for photo-catalysis application
  2. Luminescence study on carbon-doped ZnO for photo-catalysis application

Dr. Adrian Wei-Yee Tan
Adrian.Tan@soton.ac.uk

  1. Mechanical & Manufacturing
  2. Material Science
  1. Additive manufacturing
  2. Thermal spray technology
  3. Coatings
  1. Study of thermal sprayed coatings for automotive and aerospace applications
  2. Laser welding of metallic materials for industrial applications
  3. Study of metallic depositions by MIG welding for restoration of metal structures