PhD Studentship in Hyperspectral Remote Sensing

PhD Studentship in Hyperspectral Remote Sensing

cranfield universityCranfield University is a British postgraduate and research-based university specialising in science, engineering, technology and management. It contains two campuses; the main campus is at Cranfield, Bedfordshire, and the second is the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom at Shrivenham, southwest Oxfordshire. The main campus is unique in the United Kingdom for having an operational airport (Cranfield Airport) next to it. The airport facilities are used by Cranfield University’s own aircraft in the course of aerospace teaching and research.

A PhD studentship in the area of Hyperspectral/multispectral Remote Sensing is available from January 2016 to join our exciting research in the Shrivenham campus (Oxford County) of Cranfield University. The project involves hyperspectral scene simulation, sub-pixel target detections, band selections, hyperspectral multi-sensor fusion, active hyperspectral imaging, low-cost high performance snap-shot multispectral system and applications of the above for environmental and civil/bio-medical usage. Successful candidate is expected to work closely with our collaborators in the UK and aboard.

Location: Shrivenham

Funding for: UK Students, EU Students

Funding amount: £15,000

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: Candidates with minimum of 2:1 BSc, or, a good MSc degree or equivalent in Physical science, Engineering and other relevant disciplines are welcome to apply.

The studentship will cover tuition fee and living expenses of up to £15,000 p.a. for 3.5 years.

Students with strong backgrounds in remote sensing, computing, electronics, machine vision, electro-optics and imaging system are encouraged to apply.

Local EU/UK applicants are preferred and overseas students with strong backgrounds in the above areas encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Deadline: 29th February 2016

The studentship position will remain open until it is filled. Interested candidates are welcome to submit a full CV attention to Peter Yuen (, mob: +44 7766181898) and any questions about the studentship and/or informal discussion of projects are very welcome.

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