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Early Stage Researcher of 3 years in the Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Industrial Doctorate (EID) network EDEM

Project Title: Optical measurements for ignition and combustion in RCM

Objectives: (1) To characterize the ignition and combustion processes of the pilot diesel with the gaseous-fuel primary under engine relevant conditions in a rapid compression machine (RCM). (2) To compare the RCM results to CVC results (collaboration ESR3) and the results on emissions NOx and unburnt HC measured in engine test (collaboration ESR2).

Host institutions:

  1. Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, DE
  2. Perkins Engines Co Ltd, UK
  3. Caterpillar Fuel Systems, US

The recruited ESR will spend 50% of their time to non-academic institutions according to the EID guidelines and will be enrolled in a PhD programme of the academic beneficiary partner institutions. In addition to their individual doctoral project, the recruited ESR will
benefit from a dedicated training programme comprising an integrated curriculum of local and network wide training activities related to the development of scientific knowledge and the enhancement of transferable skills.

The successful candidate will receive a financial package including mobility and family allowance (if applicable) and will be employed according to the rules for Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) funded by the EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Innovative Training Networks (ITN).

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