Meet Our Students


Exploring machine learning and nonlinear dynamics.

 Image of PhD Student Max

"If there is a topic you are passionate about then postgraduate study will be enormously rewarding and won’t feel like work at all."

Read more from Max here. 


Investigating padded clothing in rugby.

Image of PhD student Angus

"Picking a PhD has allowed me to use my academic and sporting knowledge to positively affect a sport I love, as well as enhance my career in both engineering and sport."

Read more from Angus here.


Helping railways innovate with new materials, increasing efficiency and reducing costs.

Mechanical Engineering PhD Student Kate

"During my time at Sheffield I have had the opportunity to develop many skills through both my PhD project work and the doctoral development programme (DDP). I hope that this will lead to a future career in research.”

Read more from Kate here. 


Helping engineers design more efficient aircraft

PhD Student Razvan

"Following my year in industry [as an undergraduate], I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to propose my own topic for my final year project, which later resulted in my application for a PhD studentship.”

Read more from Razvan here.