Posts by SINDRI Editor

SINDRI researcher awarded UKRI Fellowship

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Dr Emilio Martínez-Pañeda of Imperial College London has been awarded a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship, which aims to develop the next wave of world-class research and innovation leaders in academia and business. This scheme provides up to seven years of support for Dr Martínez-Pañeda’s project ‘New Phase Field Models for Unravelling Multi-Physics Material Degradation Challenges’ (NEWPHASE).… Continue reading

CLOSED Vacancy: SINDRI Project Manager

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Engineering Research Theme Manager     Organisation: University of Bristol, Industrial Liaison Office Salary: £44,706 – £50,296 Contract: Full-time or part-time, open ended Application deadline: 13th September 2021 This role will project manage the EPSRC SINDRI Prosperity Partnership involving partners at the University of Bristol, EDF, The University of Manchester, Imperial College London and STFC.… Continue reading

Report calls for more R&D into material degradation

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A new report has called for co-ordinated action to address the significant degradation challenges that affect performance, operational life, and sustainability of nuclear power plants. The ‘Degradation in structural materials for net-zero’ report presents the results of a landscaping exercise conducted by the Henry Royce Institute and Frazer-Nash Consultancy, supported by the Institute of Corrosion. It… Continue reading

CLOSED Vacancy: EDF Fellow in Structural Integrity

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EDF Fellow in Structural Integrity Organisation: University of Bristol, Solid Mechanics Research Group Salary: £33,797 – £42,792 dependent on grade Contract: Full-time, open ended with funding up to 15/9/23 Application deadline:17th August 2021 As part of the Solid Mechanics Research Group (SMRG) at University of Bristol, this role is to deliver high quality structural integrity… Continue reading

RAEng award for SINDRI researcher

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Dr Emilio Martínez-Pañeda of Imperial College London has been named as one of five winners of the RAEng Engineers Trust Young Engineer of the Year competition. We're delighted to announce our five Young Engineers of the Year for 2021 – researchers, entrepreneurs and professional engineers who have demonstrated outstanding success in their fields: https://t.co/qpS8c7HtBi #RAEngAwards… Continue reading

CLOSED PhD vacancy: AI and Optimisation in multi-pass Weld Modelling

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Artificial Intelligence and Optimisation in multi-pass Weld Modelling and Additive Manufacturing of Thick-Section Ferritic Steel Components   Organisation: The University of Manchester Funding: fees + UKRI standard rate stipend Supervisors: Dr Anastasia Vasileiou and Professor Mike Smith This PhD project aims to use a state-of-the-art, multi-scale weld modelling approach combined with optimisation methodologies and artificial intelligence… Continue reading

Researcher Profile: Philippe Martinuzzi

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    For our first researcher profile, we spoke to Philippe Martinuzzi, R&D Modelling and Simulation Manager at EDF Energy R&D UK Centre / Nuclear.   In this Q&A, Philippe tells us about his role and his involvement with the SINDRI programme, plus his hopes for the project and the impact it will have.    … Continue reading

Technical Advisory Board Chairs announced

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The SINDRI Technical Advisory Board (TAB) will provide guidance on the scientific direction of the project. We are pleased to announce that John Stairmand and Fionn Dunne will be co-chairs of the TAB. John Stairmand is Jacobs Technical Director for Technology and Consulting; he also holds Visiting Professorships at University of Manchester and Bangor University… Continue reading

IOM3 award for SINDRI researcher

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Dr Ed Pickering of the University of Manchester, has been awarded the Grunfeld Memorial Award & Medal at the IOM3 2021 Awards. Ed is a Senior Lecturer in Metallurgy and a Co-Investigator in the SINDRI programme. He specialises in the characterisation of phase transformations and processing-microstructure-property relationships in steels. Much of his work concerns alloys and… Continue reading

Researcher Profile: Dr Tom Flint

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Dr Thomas Flint – University of Manchester Dr Thomas Flint is a Research Associate in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace & Civil Engineering at The University of Manchester. After graduating from the University of Manchester in 2011 with a degree in Physics, I completed my doctorate under the supervision of Dr John Francis developing novel… Continue reading