An Industrial PhD Program with Oxhy

Oxhy is pleased to announce the launch of an Industrial PhD program co-funded in collaboration with the University of Naples Federico II. This initiative marks a significant step in our commitment to developing cutting-edge technologies in the field of Energy Harvesting, with a strong focus on sustainability and industrial innovation.

The Research Project

The PhD aims to explore and develop new applications of Industrial Design for innovative products by integrating advanced Energy Harvesting technologies. The research will focus on:

  • Microscale Rapid Prototyping: Developing advanced techniques for the rapid prototyping of miniaturized devices, improving efficiency and reducing development times.
  • Wearable Devices and Sensor Networks: Designing and developing devices that can be used in remote or hard-to-reach areas, powered by energy harvested from the surrounding environment.
  • Energy Recovery from Industrial Processes: Creating solutions for the recovery and conversion of waste energy from industrial processes, contributing to energy efficiency and the sustainability of industrial operations.

Objectives of the PhD

The main objective of the PhD is to explore new technological solutions that can revolutionize the Energy Harvesting market and promote the development of sustainable systems. Specifically, it aims to:

  • Integrate Industrial Design Innovations with Energy Harvesting technologies to create marketable and highly efficient products.
  • Develop practical applications that can be adopted across various sectors, enhancing accessibility to sustainable energy technologies.
  • Bridge the gap between academic research and industrial applications, facilitating the rapid transition of new technologies from the lab to the market.

Who We Are Looking For

We are seeking engineers (mechanical, electrical, electronic) and Industrial Designers with a strong passion for innovation and sustainability. Ideal candidates will be:

  • Enthusiastic about emerging technologies and eager to work on innovative projects.
  • Motivated to contribute to advancements in the field of Energy Harvesting.
  • Capable of applying their skills to develop practical and sustainable solutions.

Expected Outcomes

With this Industrial PhD, we anticipate significant advancements at the intersection of Energy Harvesting and Industrial Design. Expected outcomes include:

  • Development of new Energy Harvesting devices that can be applied in various contexts, including wearable devices and sensor networks.
  • Increased energy efficiency through innovative solutions for energy recovery from industrial processes.
  • Adoption of new sustainable technologies by industries, contributing to reduced environmental impact and promoting more efficient resource use.

Join the Call

If you are interested in being part of this exciting initiative and wish to contribute to a project that combines innovation, technology, and sustainability, we invite you to apply for the PhD program. Learn more here. Applications are open until July 2, 2024.


At Oxhy, we firmly believe that the combination of innovative technologies and sustainability can lead to groundbreaking solutions in the field of Energy Harvesting. Our collaboration with the University of Naples Federico II represents a concrete step in this direction, and we look forward to welcoming talented researchers who share our vision.

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