PhD opportunities

Asset Management is an area that has vast opportunities for PhD research.


We are open to exciting new ideas from our potential applicants. A list of suggested (not exhaustive) topics is shown below: 


Strategic Asset Management

  • Asset Management Performance vs. Asset Management Maturity
  • Design of Asset Management Systems

Management of complex systems

  • Prognostics and health management of systems
  • Development of a system health index
  • Maintenance optimisation of diverse asset portfolios
  • Optimising value realisation from asset fleets
  • Infrastructure Asset Lifecycle Simulator

Asset Information

  • The role of Big Data in asset management
  • Exploiting IoT and social media for asset management 



Funding may be available at EPSRC levels for UK students. For overseas students, funding might be available through the Cambridge International Scholarship Scheme. Potential applicants are also encouraged to visit the Cambridge Trust website and the university's website on graduate funding for more information regarding funding opportunities. 




Initial inquiries should be directed to Ajith Parlikad E:



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