2013 Phd Position In North-West University, S Africa

Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering offers PhD positions for International Students in the field of Energy and Engineering at the North-West University in South Africa .

Full details are as follows:

School: North-West University/ South Africa


Field(s):Energy and Engineering

Deadline:9 November 2012

Funded by:Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering

Beneficiaries:Scholarship is Open for International Students

Benefits:The value of the PhD bursary will be approximately R 78 500 (ZAR – South African currency) per annum.Additional bursaries may however be applied for. Funding is available for running and equipment (project) costs.


  • PhD degree in Energy and Engineering at the North-West University, South Africa, for 2013.
  • Various projects exist within the research scheme.
  • Candidates can choose one of the following topics for his/her PhD degree project: 1) Condition monitoring of industrial cables and power cables 2) Efficiency optimisation of electrostatic precipitators (ESPs) 3) Energy related research (energy efficiency, energy management and control) 4) Electrical machines, power transformers and energy 5) Feed-in tariff (grid-tie) power research – to feed electricity back into the grid


  • A Master’s degree in Electrical, Electronic or Computer Engineering from a reputable university is mandatory.
  • Candidate must have achieved an average of at least 60% during the preceding master’s degree.
  • Candidates must be under 40 years of age.
  • Candidates should be fluent in English.
  • Candidates should have an excellent academic record and research potential.
  • The scheme is open to nationals of all countries.

Application Method

  • Apply: Applicants should submit a detailed Curriculum Vitae, the names and contact details of three professional references, covering letter summarising the reason for applying and the chosen PhD topic to Dr. Rupert Gouws; E-mail: Rupert.Gouws@nwu.ac.za.

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