The Advanced Metallics CDT is supported by a range of companies interested in both research collaboration and our future trained doctoral graduates.
Please contact us if your company would like to get involved with the CDT through
- PhD and EngD project sponsorship
- giving a lecture on your career opportunities for our students
- hosting industrial visits (induction for students)
- CPD opportunities for your own staff
- hosting students to support their SME Consultancy Project
The Metallics CDT is considered an exceptional source of technical expertise, facilities and, crucially, future specialists for industry and academia to ensure that the UK has a vibrant, broad-based, collaborative and resilient metallics sector now and into the future.
Principal Scientist/Metallics, DSTL
We collaborate with over 30 companies from a range of sectors including aerospace, automotive, oil and gas, nuclear and manufacturing.
Our current industrial sponsors of student projects are:
- British Steel
- Croom Precision Medical
- Culham Centre for Fusion Energy
- Element Materials Technology
- GKN Aerospace
- Impression Technologies
- Johnson Matthey
- Liberty Steel
- Luxfer MEL Technologies
- National Nuclear Laboratory
- Otto Fuchs
- Primetals Technologies
- Pro Stainless
- Sheffield Forgemasters International
- VBC Group
- Volkswagen Group
The blend of academic study and industrial interface offered to a student under the Advanced Metallic Systems CDT scheme gives them a superb understanding of the technical, theoretical and commercial aspects of innovation and allows them to work with companies to understand constraints, timescales and business decision making processes whilst developing highly marketable technical skills at the University.
A. Kevin Parkin
Chairman, Parkin Limited
EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Metallic Systems
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