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Ashkan Vaziri's picture

Two Postdoc positions at Northeastern: Cellular structures, Soft Matter, and Biomimetic materials and structures

Two postdoctoral fellow positions at Northeastern University are available immediately, focused on the analysis of the nonlinear behavior of structures and soft matter using computational mechanics and the development and analysis of active cellular structures, and biomimetic materials. The research will be carried out at the High Performance Materials and Structures Laboratory (http://www.hpmsl.neu.edu/).

Ashkan Vaziri's picture

Postdoc position at Northeastern: Cellular structures, Soft Matter, and Biomimetic materials and structures

Two postdoctoral fellow positions at Northeastern University is available immediately, focused on the analysis of the nonlinear behavior of structures and soft matter using computational mechanics and the development and analysis of active cellular structures, and biomimetic materials. The research will be carried out at the High Performance Materials and Structures Laboratory (http://www.hpmsl.neu.edu/).

PhD opportunity at Queen Mary, University on London, on numerical simulation of particle-laden interfaces

A 3-year PhD scholarship is available to work on simulation methods to treat colloidal
particles that are flowing near, or are transported within fluid interfaces (L.
Botto et al., Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 9957-9971); the focus is on fluid
mechanical aspects coupled with physical-chemistry. For details: webspace.qmul.ac.uk/lbotto

Stephan Rudykh's picture

Analysis of microstructural induced enhancement of electromechanical coupling in soft dielectrics

Electroactive soft elastomers require huge electric field for a meaningful actuation. We demonstrate, by means of numerical simulation, that this can be dramatically reduced and large deformations can be achieved with suitably designed heterogeneous actuators. The mechanism by which the enhancement is attained is illustrated with the aid of both idealized and periodic models.

Georges Limbert's picture

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

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