UCL EPSRC Doctoral Training


UCL EPSRC Doctoral Prize Winners Announced 

14 July 2016

The UCL EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowships support the forefront of EPSRC's doctoral graduates to continue, and develop their independent academic research career.

Awards provide financial support for a duration of two years for exceptional candidates to work on individually devised original projects.

The closing of the Summer call in June 2016 saw a record number of applications, with many academically, and intellectually strong candidates. The selection panel, lead by Prof Tony Kenyon (Vice Dean for Research) and consisting of academics from across the BEAMS faculty, meticulously reviewed each candidate, considering their academic merit along with the strength of their long-term career plan and research proposal. Five awards were made in total, to the recipients indicated below.

Ms Anasua Chatterjee (LCN) A Hybrid Qubit in CMOS Silicon for Quantum Information
Mr Gabril Kallon (Medical physics & Biomedical Imaging) Fast and cost-effective x-ray phase contrast tomography for image guided therapy
Mr Ciaran Lee (Physics & Astronomy) Perfectly secure communication over large scale quantum networks
Ms Bethan Morgan (School of Construction and Project Management) Value creation through technology in use: innovative applications of Building Information Modeling in the construction industry
Dr Gui Zhen Teoh (Surgery & Interventional Science) A 2-in-1 Scaffold-Bioreactor for Paediatric Airway Tissue Engineering

Congratulations to the winners of this round! The next call will open for applications in late November - further details can be found on the EPSRC Doctoral Prize Webpage.