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PhD position in Computational Fluid Dynamics at Villanova University

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A Ph.D. position is available at Villanova University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, to conduct numerical simulations of biological and physiological flows. Financial support for tuition and stipend will be provided. The ideal candidate is expected to have a strong background in numerical methods and programming skills. Previous in-house code development experience is strongly preferred. The candidate is expected to start in spring/fall 2019, but the highly qualified candidate is also welcome to begin in fall 2018. 

Qualifications and Skills:

1. Strong programming skills using Fortran is strongly preferred

2. Strong knowledge of fluid mechanics and computational methods

3. A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Marine Engineering, Ocean Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or related disciplines

4. A thesis-based Master’s degree is preferred

5. GRE Quantitative section >=160

6. TOEFL>=85 or IELTS>=7 (for international applicants only)

How to Apply:

    To apply, please send the following application materials to Dr. Chengyu Li (CFD.Villanova@gmail.com). For details regarding Dr. Li’s research, please visit https://www.chengyuli.net/.

1. Curriculum vitae with contact information for two references

2. Transcripts from all previous institutions (official or unofficial)

3. GRE score

4. TOEFL or IELTS  score (for international applicants only)

5. An animation or still figures to demonstrate your previous simulation results are strongly preferred. Also, please include a brief description of your contributions to this work

Application Deadline:

June 10th, 2018 for Fall 2018 enrollment

October 1st, 2018 for Spring 2019 enrollment

February 1st, 2019 for Fall 2019 enrollment

 

Villanova University is a private research university that was founded in 1842. The university is located 12 miles from Philadelphia, and within a 2-hour drive from New York City. U.S. News & World Report ranks Villanova as tied for the 46th best National University in the U.S. for 2018. Please refer to the following website for more details.

http://www1.villanova.edu/university.html

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