University: University of Strathclyde. Supervisor: Prof. Gordon Dobie and Prof.Charles Mcleod. Sponsor: Peak NDT. Contact: gordon.dobie@strath.ac.uk Start date: October 2019

PEAK NDT are an award winning high end technology company specialising in the development and manufacture of multichannel phased array ultrasound controllers for use in the Non-Destructive Testing industries. This Engineering Doctorate (EngD – Industrial PhD) will focus on improving the flexibility, accuracy and speed of challenging High Value Manufacturing robotic inspection operations for aerospace, nuclear and oil & gas industrial applications. Specifically, the EngD will investigate multi-channel ultrasonic low level interface control, signal processing and dynamic adaption of robotic sensor deployment to maximise inspection volume and sensitivity.