Dr Paul Lefley and Dr Jose Miguel Rojas Siles
The Leicester Innovation Hub is part-funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and in collaboration with the Industry partner Cellcare Technologies Ltd. is offering a 1 Year MPhil Studentship.
By working with the University of Leicester on this industrial MPhil, the company aims to create a new capability ‘in-house’ which will enable them bring their idea of a unique, new, intelligent battery monitoring system to life and have a product design that can then be manufactured and sold to its customers both nationally and further afield (exports to Europe and the USA).
Key deliverables as part of this MPhil will include:
Completion of an algorithmic software
- Intelligent software coding
- Completion of all hardware add-ons
- Production of upgraded Battery Pod units enabling profits of £6,500
Conditions to apply
The MPhil student:
must be a UK or EU (European Union) national
have graduated within the last 3 years in a related discipline
adhere to project confidentiality
at the start of the project assign any arising IP from the project
base their MPhil degree thesis on the research outcomes of the project
work closely with the Small/Meduim Enterprise (SME) company to undertake the research project; deliver monthly progress reports and a comprehensive project report to the University and sponsoring SME in addition to completion of the MPhil thesis.
The MPhil project will have a research focus and will be supervised by two University of Leicester academics