Yongjing Wang
Research Group

Creating applied robots for future productivity and sustainability

Announcements and news

07/01/2024 We are currently seeking candidates for two distinct PhD scholarships to join our team in October 2024.

1. PhD Position in Robotics and Automation for Remanufacturing: This position is sponsored by the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) and will involve high-level collaborations with world-leading companies. The successful applicant will receive a generous tax-free annual stipend of £26,658, in addition to full payment of their home tuition fees. Please note that this position is only available to UK nationals. The project will be co-supervised by my colleagues Karol Janik and Agata Suwała at MTC. Link here:


2. PhD Project on Material Engineering and Robotics: This project focuses on creating novel robot end effectors. The scholarship is competition-based and will be co-supervised by Shiyang Tang at the University of Southampton. The project also involves collaborations with world-leading industrial companies. For more information, please visit the project page.


If you are interested in either of these positions, please email me at [email protected].  Happy New Year!