Fully Funded PhD Scholarship in Security Screening
The Imaging Science Group at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has a fulltime, fully funded scholarship available in material specific imaging for security screening.
The successful candidate will be based at the NTU Clifton campus and will work in a multidisciplinary team, helping to develop new approaches to enhance aviation security systems. As a part of the research group, you will benefit from access to state of the art laboratory facilities at NTU and collaborating institutions; including government labs, industry and other research intensive universities. The project aim is to develop detection principles and techniques that are applicable to a wide range of contraband including explosives/precursors, narcotics, alcohol, fruit, ivory, hardwoods. The work will also address the issue of identifying contraband within cluttered luggage or packages, without manual searches or handling the items. This exciting, multidisciplinary project would suit a highly motivated individual interested in any of the following areas: signal analysis, material science, simulation and modelling, physics and engineering.
The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 5pm 30th Oct 2017. Application by CV only will not be accepted.
The studentship is expected to start in 2018.
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