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PhD position in computational solid mechanics

A PhD position is available in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The research project is in the multiscale modeling of damage and fracture. Combined atomistic and continuum mechanics models will be used to study the failure of materials. Candidates should have a strong background and interests in continuum mechanics and have knowledge or intersts of learning of molecular dynamics simulations. Programming experience in Fortran or C++ is a big plus. The starting date for this position is August 2018.

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Stochastic continuum model for mycelium-based bio-foam

Mycelium, the root structure of fungi, grows naturally as a biodegradable filamentous material. This unique material has highly heterogeneous microstructure with pronounced spatial variability in density and exhibits strongly non-linear mechanical behavior. In this work we explore the material response in compression, under cyclic deformation, and develop an experimentally-validated multiscale model for its mechanical behavior. The deformation localizes in stochastically distributed sub-domains which eventually percolate to form macroscopic bands of high density material.

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A Ph.D. student position in the research area of atomistic and multiscale simulation modeling at the Louisiana Tech University

The College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University is seeking self-motivated candidates for a Graduate Research Assistant (Ph.D. student) position, with the earliest starting date in Winter 2018.

Successful candidates will join the research group of Dr. Xiang (Shawn) Chen, who is in the research area of atomistic and multiscale simulation/modeling. A list of related publications can be found below: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=qdz0cy4AAAAJ&hl=en

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Mechanical behavior of mycelium-based particulate composites

We study the mechanical behavior of mycelium composites reinforced with biodegradable agro-waste particles. In the composite, the mycelium acts as a supportive matrix which binds reinforcing particles within its filamentous network structure. The compressive behavior of mycelium composites is investigated using an integrated experimental and computational approach.

Dennis M. Kochmann's picture

PhD/Postdoc positions at ETH Zurich

The Mechanics & Materials Group within ETH Zurich's Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering has several openings for PhD students as well as a postdoctoral scholar. All positions are within the area of multiscale mechanics of solids with a primary focus on theory and simulations but also an experimental PhD thesis. Please see the attached description of the positions as well as requirements for potential candidates and contact information. The positions are open immediately and applications are welcome.

Markus J. Buehler's picture

MIT Short Course Multiscale Materials Design 2018

 

I’ll again offer the Multiscale Materials Design short course at MIT this summer, June 11-15, 2018. Registration is now open at http://professional.mit.edu/programs/short-programs/multiscale-materials-design. Participants will receive an MIT certificate following the one-week course.  I have a limited number of fellowships available for postdocs and graduate students, please email me if you are interested (mbuehler@MIT.EDU).

Jingjie Yeo's picture

Multiscale modeling of keratin, collagen, elastin and related human diseases: Perspectives from atomistic to coarse-grained molecular dynamics simulations

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eml.2018.01.009 Scleroproteins are an important category of proteins within the human body that adopt filamentous, elongated conformations in contrast with typical globular proteins. These include keratin, collagen, and elastin, which often serve a common mechanical function in structural support of cells and tissues. Genetic mutations alter these proteins, disrupting their functions and causing diseases.

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PhD Position in Multiscale Modeling of Hierarchical Materials

A PhD position is open for summer or fall 2017 in Advanced Hierarchical Materials by Design Lab at Louisiana Tech University on multiscale modeling of hierarchical materials with an emphasis on nanocomposites. The candidates must have earned a M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering or related fields and have a solid background in theoretical and computational mechanics, specifically continuum mechanics and finite element modeling, and need to have the knowledge of w.riting computer code (preferably using C/C++).

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PhD Position in Multiscale Modeling of Materials for Energy

A PhD position is open for summer or fall 2017 in Advanced Hierarchical Materials by Design Lab at Louisiana Tech University on multiscale modeling of materials for energy applications with emphasis on ferroic materials. The candidates must have earned a M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering or related fields and have a solid background in theoretical and computational mechanics, specifically continuum mechanics and finite element modeling, and need to be familiar with a programming language (preferably C/C++).

WaiChing Sun's picture

EMI San Diego Mini-symposium on Geomechanics (MS61)

Dear colleagues, 

We would like to invite you to submit abstracts for our mini-symposium (MS61) on Computational Geomechanics in the upcoming EMI conference (June 4-7, 2017) at San Diego. The scope of the mini-symposium is listed below:

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2016 cdmHUB Annual Workshop at Purdue

Join us for the 2016 Composites Simulation Workshop at Purdue University. Learn about and engage with world-class researchers and industry experts in multi-scale composites modeling. Interact with state-of-the-art composites simulation software; hear expert, cutting-edge advances in strength and lifecycle prediction modeling. Experience composites 3D printing and advances in composites manufacturing modeling for high-rate automotive applications.

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Postdoctoral Fellow, Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute, Johns Hopkins University

Postdoctoral Fellow, Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute: Theoretical and computational multiscale modeling of the dynamics of granular solids

Shuozhi Xu's picture

One Ph.D. student opening in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the Iowa State University

The group of Prof. Liming Xiong at the Iowa State University has an immediate opening for a self-motivated Ph.D. student in the general area of computational solid mechanics and computational materials science. Atomistic simulation, DD, PFM and FEM experience will be a plus. The enrollment into the Ph.D. program is as early as Fall 2016, financially supported by a Research Assistantship. Please contact the PI directly if you are interested:

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