Two PhD positions are available immediately in the Computational Materials & Mechanics Laboratory at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Rolla):
1. Density functional theory calculations: Advanced High Strength Steels
2. Multi-phase field modeling: Boride Ceramics with Improved Fracture Toughness at Elevated Temperatures
Candidates should have a master's degree in mechanical engineering, materials science and engineering, solid-state physics, or applied mathematics. Experience in DFT, MD, or phase field modeling is desired.