34th Cycle Call

The online application procedure is available at the web site  https://apps.uniroma3.it/bando2018/ 

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: JUNE 26, 2018 – (2PM CET) 

Here below a list of the Research topics available for the 34th Cycle:

Aeronautical Engineering, Aero elasticity and Aeroacoustics 

  • Development of methodologies for the dimensionality reduction of the design space in the robust optimization of innovative, environment-friendly commercial aircraft  (Laboratory of Aeronautical Engineering – Position associated to an external grant, project “ARTEM/ANIMA”) 
  • Techniques for icing detection on rotor blades based upon vibrations and acoustic emissions analyses 
  • Development of compressible potential aerodynamic formulations suited for helicopters in BVI conditions 

 

Business Engineering 

 

 Aeronautical Engineering, Aero elasticity and Aeroacoustics/Electrical PowerEngineering 

  • Multidisciplinary modeling of hybrid/fully-electric compound rotorcraft with distributed propulsion 
  • Multidisciplinary modeling of hybrid/fully-electric tiltrotors 

 

Aeronautical Engineering, Aero elasticity and Aeroacoustics/Applied Mechanics 

  • Health monitoring of helicopter rotors through sensors powered by energy harvesting 

 

Applied Physics 

 

 Electrical Power Engineering 

  • Medium voltage power converter configurations and control aspects for railway applications (Laboratory of Power Electronics and Electrical Drives) 
  • Modern Microgrids Interconnection and Management  (Laboratory of Power Electronics and Electrical Drives) 
  • Hybrid-electric propulsion and generation systems for aviation applications  (Laboratory of Power Electronics and Electrical Drives) 

 

Fluid Dynamics 

  • From combustion noise to thermos-acoustic instabilities: theoretical and experimental investigations  (Laboratory of fluid dynamics) 
  • Experimental studies on naval propellers  (Position associated to an external grant of CNR/INSEAN) 

 

Fluid Machines and Energy Conversion 

  • Development of a novel Whole Body Vibration (WBV) device based on vertical and multi-harmonics adjustable motion for degenerative diseases and clinical research purposes  
  • Design of turbomachines for supercritical CO2 advanced power plants 
  • Models for Gas-Turbine life consumption and performance degradation estimation for optimum operation management 

 

Materials Science and Technology 

  • Advanced characterization of nano-engineered encapsulates Analysis of Surface Free Energy and Nano-scale mechanical dynamical analysis  (Laboratory of Materials Science and Technology) 
  • Nanoscale residual stress depth profiling on ultra-thin films by focused ion beam method (Laboratory of Materials Science and Technology) 
  • Carbon nanotube nanocomposites for multifunctional materials  (Multifunctional Materials Laboratory) 
  • Multifunctional materials through electrospun nanofibers  (Multifunctional Materials Laboratory) 

 

Mechanical and Thermal Measurements 

  • Methods and systems for evaluating the metrological performances of medical ultrasound instrumentation (Mechanical and Thermal Measurements and Testing Laboratory) 
  • Methods and systems for evaluating the performances and metrological characteristics of MEMS devices for biological applications (Mechanical and Thermal Measurements and Testing Laboratory) 

 

Production Systems Engineering 

  • Development of innovative methodologies for design and analysis of equipment and industrial systems under variability and uncertanty conditions. 
  • Impact of additive manufacturing technologies on tactical and strategic operations maangement issues in manufacturing systems 
  • Development of innovative methods to assess the resilience of industrial systemas and supply chains 
  • Industry 4.0 – Development of methodologies for analysis and design of Cyber-Physical systems in manufacturing plants 
  • Advanced models for predictive and condition-based maintenance 

 

Safety Engineering and Excavation work 

 

 Technologies and Manufacturing Systems  

  • Design of compostable and biodegradable packaging for food and pharmaceutical use and development of related manufacturing processes (Laboratory of Technology and Processing Systems) 
  • Design of products in polymethyl methacrylate and development of related manufacturing processes (Laboratory of Technology and Processing Systems)