Phd on Wind Energy

In BruWind your PhD topic can be situated in different research area's :

Aerodynamics and Aeroelastics
Strength and Materials
Noise and Vibrations
Predictive Maintenance
Structural Health Monitoring
Advanced Measurement Techniques
Siting and Resource Assessment
Corrosion Management
Grid Integration and Electrical Machines
Fault Detection and Control
Optical Fiber Sensors
......

Your PhD work can be more theoretically oriented or more applied . There are also posibilities to do a PhD work in close collboration with industry.

If you are looking for information to start a PhD at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, please be aware PhDs are awarded on the basis of research and the authorship and defence of a PhD thesis. This takes 4 to 6 years or sometimes even more. Grants are very limited, and competition is fierce.

In order to be considered for admission, you need to have ...

  1. a master's degree
  2. a subject
  3. a supervisor
  4. funding

Please read carefully the relevant pages on admission requirements, finding a subject and a supervisor, funding and enrolment .

All applications are screened by the relevant Faculty, and NOT by the Central PhD Office.

For a list of contact persons to whom you may address questions about PhDs and related issues, follow this link .