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CENSIS PhD projects announced 2019

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1 March 2019


CENSIS funds industrially relevant doctoral research activity that supports advancements in sensing, imaging and the Internet of Things and brings technology in these spaces closer to market.

In its second phase of activity (2018-2023), CENSIS support a portfolio of research activity via PhD and EngD (Engineering Doctorate) projects.

All project applications were assessed by way of competition in an annual call. The next call will open in summer 2019.

Find our more about the projects on our skills page and sign up to our newsletter for information on details of the next call.

PhD Projects

The projects confirmed for 2019 are:

Academic Lead: Dr Yoann Altmann
University Partner: Heriot-Watt University
Industry Partner: Leonardo
Project Title: “2D and 3D computational imaging through turbulence”

Academic Lead: Dr Carlos Garcia Nunez
University Partner: University West of Scotland
Industry Partner: Novosound
Project Title: “Glancing angle deposition of ZnO nanostructured thin films for enhanced ultrasonic sensing and imaging applications”

Academic Lead: Prof Andy Harvey
University Partner: University of Glasgow
Industry Partner: Optos
Project Title: “Next generation fluorescence imaging ophthalmoscopy for enhanced detection of disease”

Academic Lead: Prof Muhammad Imran
University Partner: University of Glasgow
Industry Partner: BT
Project Title: “Intelligent interaction between edge and cloud for IoT and ambient data processing to enable smart mobility in cities”

University Partner: University of Edinburgh
Industry Partner: ARM
Project Title: “Automatic threat detection and anomaly counteraction in home IoT”