PhDs available in our 5 Research and Academic Centres, open to students holding a Master of Science or a Master in Engineering.
Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering – SMS
Optimizing materials and structures for Energy production, transport and storage / Designing lighter structures for fuel-efficient transportation / Local Multiphysics Analysis for structural materials and functional surfaces / Human-centred design of materials and surfaces for the creative industries.
Chemical Engineering and Natural Processes – SPIN
Powder Technology / Particle Design / Geometry & Physics of Granular Media / Crystallization / Application of Gas Hydrates / Reactivity of Solids / Heterogeneous Kinetics / Solid Gas Interactions / Chemical gas sensors & Instrumentation / Hydrosystems Modeling & GIS / Optimal Allocation of Water resources / Remediation of metallurgical & mining brownfields / Reactive Transport in Geological environments.
Henri Fayol Institute – FAYOL
Mathematical Techniques to Optimize Complex Product and Production Systems / Computer Science for Decentralized, Open and Cooperative Systems / Modeling and Management of Industrial and Territorial Systems, including Risk and Environmental Assessment / Corporate Social Responsibility, Innovation and Change management / New Business Models.
Health engineering – CIS
Biomechanics: soft tissue experimental characterization and computational modelling in interaction with medical devices, cardiovascular bioengineering.
Biomaterials: bioceramics for bone tissue engineering, biodistribution, biopersistence, bioreactivity of inhaled nanoparticles, biotribocorrosion of implants.
Healthcare engineering: modelling and optimization of healthcare systems, hospital logistics and planning.
Microelectronics – CMP
Optimization and operational research in Industrial Engineering/ Security, Characterization of Circuits and Hardware Protection (smartcard)/ Inkjet Printing on Flexible or Stretchable Substrates for Connected Objects/ Interfacing between Life Sciences and Organic Electronics.