Our international reputation for research makes this an ideal place to pursue a research degree, whether as preparation for a research career in industry or as the start of an academic career.
The Department offers a wide range of PhD opportunities which cover the full range of aerospace-related fields as well as those relevant to the environment, energy and health care.
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Please check the College entry requirements carefully before applying.
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Meet our PhD students and alumni
PhD Student: Elise Özalp
Meet Elise and learn about her research in the field of machine Learning and differential equations.
PhD Alumnus: Andrea Cassinelli
Read about Andrea's unyielding determination and his role within Formula One.
PhD Alumna: Paige Rabey
Read more about Paige's work and how she's building a career in research at Airbus.
PhD Alumnus: Shumit Das
Read about Shumit and his career to date spanning both the aeronautics and aerospace sectors.
PhD Student: Max Hallgarten La Casta
Meet Max as he explains his research and hopes of entering the space industry.
PhD Alumna: Asimina (Melina) Kazakidi
Read about Asimina's journey from PhD student to Senior Lecturer.
PhD Alumnus: János Plocher
Meet János and read about all he gained, personally and professionally, from his PhD studies at Imperial.