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Two positions for PhD or M.A.Sc in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia

Two positions for PhD or M.A.Sc in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada) are open for applicants. The positions are in the field of:

 

1-   Development of materials with rich microstructures including gradient nano-grained materials in lightweight metals. 

2-   Development of Multiscale & Multiphysics techniques for modeling materials at the nanoscale including ab-initio techniques and molecular dynamics. 

 

Ideal candidates for position 1 would have expertise in machining and manufacturing of materials, knowledge of mechanics of materials, Finite Element Method modeling, familiar with HR-TEM, EBSD, etc. 

 

Ideal candidates for position 2 would have expertise in molecular dynamics, including use of LAMMPS and other MD codes, ab-initio techniques such as Quantum expresso, VASP or Siesta. In addition, candidates with programming skills in C/C++and other languages are highly encouraged to apply.

 

Qualified students will be provided with full financial support and trained to do independent researchers.

 

Applicants should send their CV, transcripts and three references (email and phone number) to Prof. Mauricio Ponga (mponga@mech.ubc.ca). Please indicate what type of position you would like to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. 

 

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is one of the top departments in the Applied Science Division with more than 30 graduate students. UBC is consistently ranked about top 40 universities in the world and is ranked among the top 20 public universities worldwide. The Vancouver Campus is located in the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, Canada, and offers a large number of outdoors activities, including aquatic sports and ski. 

 

For applications instructions visit: http://mech.ubc.ca/graduate/prospective/applications-admissions/research-application-instructions/

 

For information about the Department and the University, please visit this line: http://mech.ubc.ca/graduate/prospective/whyubc/

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