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Seeking for PhD position

Hello I am Prakhar Gupta (Final Year Mechanical engineering, undergraduate). My
area of interests are
Carbon
Nanotubes, Design engineering, Mechanics of Solids
. I am engaged in one of the project for my degree on

4th Canadian Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics (Montreal, July 23-26, 2013) - Abstract submission deadline March 1, 2013

CanCNSM Conferences are intended to provide an international opportunity for communicating recent developments in various areas of nonlinear solid mechanics and materials. After 3 successful conferences in Victoria, Vancouver and Toronto, the 4th Canadian Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics will be held in July 23-26, 2013 at McGill University which is best recognized for its research and discoveries in different fields of science. 

curvature tensor

Could someone explain me what do the curvature tensor mean at surface structures?

THX for the help!

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Position for expert FEA analyst available at Dallas area, Texas

Please apply online. Do not contact me; I do not work in the company.

The Research and Computer Aided Engineering group at Carrollton Technology Center of Halliburton is looking for an expert FEA analyst at principal engineer level. This position requires

Postdoc position at the University of Louvain (Belgium)

Modelling of the mechanical response of polycrystalline graphite in a nuclear reactor environment

Job opening on January 1st 2013 within the division of Applied Mechanics of the institute of Mechanics, Materials and Civil Engineering at UCLouvain.

(http://sites.uclouvain.be/immc/institut/actus/job/offre_12-08.html)

Faculty position in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT

Dear colleagues,

please consider applying for the faculty position in my Department described in the attached announcement. As you can see one of the focus areas of interest is in Aerospace Materials and Structures for which applicants with expertise in Solid Mechanics would be a great fit.

Sincerely,

Raul Radovitzky 

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PhD Positions in Fluid-Structure Interaction

PhD positions are available in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Orleans, starting in the spring 2013. Applicants with strong background in the areas of solid mechanics, composite structures, finite element analysis, and fluid-structure interaction (using Abaqus or ANSYS) are encouraged to apply. The research projects are on small-scale unmanned aerial systems.

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2-YEAR POST-DOC POSITION AVAILABLE AT SSMG (University of Trento, Italy)

Please, give a look to my research activity at: http://www.ing.unitn.it/~bigoni/

If you are strongly motivated to work with a very active group (http://ssmg.unitn.it) in Solid Mechanics, we have a post-doc position for 2 years available not before October 2012.

The position is on a EU grant (http://intercer2.unitn.it/) and is addressed to constitutive/numerical/theoretical modelling of ceramics.

For details on the application see:

Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica, Vol 25 issue 3 online now

Dear colleague,     The third issue in 2012 (Volume 25, Issue 3) of Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica (AMSS) is now online.    Welcome to this SCI-indexed journal <http://ees.elsevier.com/camss/> for rapid publication of your exciting results.

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Post-doctoral position in Computational Mechanics (Bio-inspired structures) at the University of Southampton, UK

A postdoctoral fellowship funded by the US Air Force is available at the University of Southampton (UK) to work in the area of computational mechanics applied to biomimetics and bio-inspired structures for military applications. 

CLOSING DATE: 18 June 2012 (Earliest starting date: July 1st 2012)

ONLINE APPLICATION:
https://jobs.soton.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=121312BX

University Lectureship in Solid Mechanics/Materials Engineering, University of Oxford

The Department of Engineering and St Hugh's College at Oxford University
have a University Lectureship available in the area of Solid Mechanics
and Materials Engineering.  The closing
date for applications is 31st May 2012.  Further information can be
found in the attached files.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Alan Cocks

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Multiple PhD positions in microstructure-mechanics relationships for structural materials at high temperatures

Multiple PhD positions are available for the fall 2012/winter 2013 semesters in microstructure-mechanics relationships for structural materials at high temperatures in the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (http://www.cavs.msstate.edu) at Mississippi State University.  The project is funded through Air Force Office for Scientific Research (AFOSR) and will involve multiscale materials characterization, in situ SEM experiments, and high temperature mechanical testing for turbine blade structural materials (nickel-based superalloys). 

Postdoctoral Research Associate Opening

THE UNIVERSITY OF TULSA

RESEARCH ASSSOCIATE/SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Department of Petroleum Engineering

The Tulsa University Drilling Research Projects invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate. The selected candidate will work under general supervision of the Director of Drilling Research Projects on diversified projects related to drilling fluids and mechanics that are sponsored mostly by the oil and gas industry.

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Minisymposium on "Plasticity: Bridging the Scales from Micro to Macro" at IWCMM XXII, Baltimore, MD, USA (Sept. 24-26, 2012)

Dear friends and colleagues,

This is to inform you of the minisymposium

Plasticity: Bridging the Scales from Micro to Macro

to be organized at the 22nd International Workshop on Computational Mechanics of Materials (IWCMM XXII) and request you to consider submitting an abstract. The workshop will be held in Baltimore, MD, USA during September 24-26, 2012.

Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica, Vol 25 issue 1 online now

Dear colleague,   

The first issue in 2012 (Volume 25, Issue 1) of Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica (AMSS) is now online. 

Dibakar Datta's picture

Postdoctoral Research Associate at Brown University: Finite Element Simulations of Active Biopolymer Networks

A postdoctoral position with
primary focus on finite element simulations of active biopolymer
networks is available immediately at Shenoy Research Group @ Brown University . We are looking for a strongly
motivated candidate to work on the mechanics of active cytoskeletal
networks. The ideal candidate will have a background in solid
mechanics/computational physics with expertise in finite element simulations. Experience with Monte Carlo methods and stochastic simulations is desired but not essential.  This
individual will have the opportunity to be directly involved in

University Lectureship in Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering, University of Oxford

The Department of Engineering and Balliol College at Oxford University have a University Lectureship available in the area of Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering.  We would  be particularly interested in receiving applications in the general area of composite and lightweight materials, including, polymer, metal, ceramic, biological and multifunctional composites, foams and lattice materials. The closing date for applications is 16th January 2012.  Further information can be found in the attached files.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Alan Cocks

Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica, Vol 24 issue 5 online now

Dear colleague,   

The fifth issue in 2011 (Volume 24, Issue 5) of Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica (AMSS) is now online. 

PhD scholarship in Diesel Engine Tribology

A PhD scholarship is available at DTU Mechanical Engineering, Section for Solid Mechanics, in the field of diesel engine tribology. The scholarship focuses on computational modelling and experimental verification of fluid film and bearing parts of journal bearings in large two-stroke diesel engines. The department has well-established research activities in these fields and the present scholarship is partly funded by the EU-project Hercules-C. The research activities will be performed in close cooperation with MAN Diesel & Turbo SE located in Copenhagen.

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Brown University Alumnus Ares Rosakis Receives Eringen Medal from Society of Engineering Science

 Ares Rosakis Sc.M.’80 Ph.D.’83 from Brown University was awarded the 2011 A. CermalEringen
Medal of the Society of Engineering Science (SES) in recognition of
hissustained contributions to dynamic fracture mechanics and methods to
determinestresses in thin film structures. Medalists for 2011 were
announced at therecent 48th Annual Technical Meeting of SES at
Northwestern University. 

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