PhD project: How do Dense Suspensions Flow?

Project description

You will use unique, world-leading instrumentation, all developed in Edinburgh, to image the flow of very concentration suspensions at single-particle resolution in a variety of geometries. Understanding such flows is both industrially important as well as intellectually challenging: at first sight, there simply is no room for the particles to shear past each other! The project offers you the opportunity to become an expert in rheology (the science of the deformation and flow of complex fluids) as well as microscopy as well as image processing. There may be opportunities to work with our overseas collaborators, such as Prof Eric Weeks in Emory University, Atlanta.

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