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PhD scholarship available in computational mechanics at PIMM Lab in Paris, France

A PhD scholarship is available at PIMM laboratory to work on the topology optimization of lattice structures obtained by additive manufacturing.

See the file attached for description.

The successful candidate should have obtained a Master's degree (or equivalent) with a strong background in computational mechanics, materials science, mechanical engineering or any related field; although prior knowledge of the French language is not mandatory, spoken and written English proficiency is needed.

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PhD position in computational damage mechanics and fracture mechanics


In the context of Belgian research project, the Universite catholique de Louvain, the Universite libre de Bruxelles, and the Universite de Liege are collaborating  to study from the atomic-scale to the macro-scale the thermomechanical failure of a new family of alloys.

PhD opportunity

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Two Ph.D. positions in Mechanics of Structures and Materials at University of Central Florida

Applications are invited for two Ph.D. positions at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at University of Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando, FL. The research will focus on the modeling and design of lightweight, flexible, smart structures, with application towards deployable spacecraft structures. A combination of computational, experimental, and analytical methods will be utilized in this research.

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Software Engineer Opportunity at Global Engineering & Materials (Princeton, NJ)

GEM is actively seeking a Software Engineer with a broad range of experience developing both Web and Desktop Applications. The candidate will be responsible for supporting GEM’s advanced mechanical engineering simulation tools for structural response prediction, design optimization, and failure prediction of advanced composite, metallic, and hybrid structures. A qualified candidate will support multiple Research and Development efforts and will be involved extensively in the implementation, module integration, customization, and testing of novel solution modules.

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Research Engineer Opportunity at Global Engineering & Materials (Princeton, NJ)

GEM is actively seeking a candidate with a broad range of experience in computational mechanics and software development. A qualified candidate will be involved in the development, implementation, and enhancement of solution modules in applied mechanics associated with computer aid design, multiscale modeling, meshless damage tracking in bonded and bolted advanced structures, and simulation of manufacturing process of composite materials/structures. A candidate should keep up with changes in technology and apply them in innovative ways.

Position Requirements:

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PhD positions in MSE department at Missouri University of Science and Technology

Two openings are available for Ph.D. candidates in Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Students interested in materials modeling are welcome to apply.

More information about application and our research group can be found at following links:

Bhisham Sharma's picture

PhD position in Mechanics and Dynamics at Wichita State University

A funded PhD position is open for summer or fall 2017 in the Mechanics and Dynamics Laboratory in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Wichita State University. The research program will focus on the design and development of mechanical metamaterials, their application towards aerospace structures, and will involve a combination of analytical, numerical, and experimental methods. The candidate must have a MS in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering and a strong background in structural mechanics and dynamics.

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Postdoc Positions in Design Optimization of Multi-scale Systems, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, CU-Boulder

Applications are invited for two postdoctoral positions available immediately in the Aerospace Engineering Sciences Department at the University of Colorado Boulder. Advisors: Prof. Kurt Maute and Prof. Alireza Doostan.

Positions in computational solid mechanics at Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR, Singapore

We are looking for capable and responsible candidates for the following positions:


#1.  We seek candidates with extensive experience in computational mechanics skills:

  • PhD in computational mechanics / applied math / applied physics

Postdoc position in soft tissue mechanics, Swansea University UK

A postdoctoral researcher position is open in my group to work on multi-scale and inverse models for soft tissues and heart valve mechanics. The aim of this research will be to develop models that predict aortic stenosis - the most common valve-related disease that affects 5% of the elderly. The project is funded through the research council of UK, and will provide opportunities of working closely with clinicians and experimental collaborators.

Candidate is required to have:

Postdoctoral Research Associate

The University of Notre Dame, Center for Shock Wave-processing of Advanced Reactive Materials (C-SWARM), is seeking highly qualified candidates for two postdoctoral associate positions in the area of computational mechanics/physics with emphasis on chemically reactive solids. C-SWARM is center of excellence established by National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) whose primary focus is on the emerging field of predictive science.

PhD position in Engineering Mechanics at the University of Colorado Boulder


Wave Mechanics Group at CU Boulder is seeking a highly motivated and talented research assistant with background in physics, applied mathematics, or mechanical/civil engineering. Please see the attachment for more info.


Two MSc positions are available at Western University, Canada

I am looking for two talented, self-motivated, and enthusiastic students with BSc degrees in mechanical or materials engineering. Students with a background in any of the following areas are recommended to apply:

  • Materials characterization
  • Solid mechanics and finite element modelling of materials


The selected candidate will be based at the Mechanical & Materials Engineering Department, Western University, London, ON, Canada. 

A PhD student position is available in Wave Propagation Analyses and Inverse Problems.

A PhD student position is available in wave propagation analyses and inverse problems in Department of Civil Engineering at The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC from Fall 2017.

For more information, please see the attached pdf file. 

Looking for a postdoc research position in the area of mechanical behavior of materials

My name is Zhan Zhixin and I got my PhD diploma of solid mechanics at Beihang University at January 16th, 2016. Now I'm looking for a postdoc research position in solid mechanics.

My Ph.D research program is about the experimental method for and theoretical research on the fatigue life calculation of defected structure based on damage mechanics, which focus on the fatigue failure analysis of metallic materials with impact or scratch defect considering residual stress, plastic damage and fatigue damage.

post doc position in multiscale modelling of polycristalline materials





We are offering a post doc position to investigate the behavior of copper under cyclic loading. The goal is to propose a multiscale approach based on a self consistent scheme. The candidate will also have the opportunity to develop FEM calculations based on crystal plasticity. The work will be canducted in Metz, france and in collaboration with  K. Kowalczyk gajewska from IPPT in warsaw.


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Postdoc position - continuum damage modeling of dynamic fracture for brittle materials

<p>We are seeking a post-doctoral fellow for the continuum damage modelling of dynamic fracture, in the National University of Singapore (see attachment). To apply, please send a single pdf file including cover letter, CV, list of publications and the contact details of 2 references, to Leong Hien Poh (</p>

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PhD position at Weizmann Institute of Science on "Microscale matrix and interfacial properties of fibre-reinforced composites"

Our partner Weizmann Institute Science in Israel is currently trying to fill a PhD position for the FiBreMoD project. The title of the PhD project is "Microscale matrix and interfacial properties of fibre-reinforced composites", and will be supervised by Prof. Daniel Wagner. If you are an enthusiastic and motivated candidate with a background in Materials Science, Composites, Mechanics, or Chemistry/Chemical Engineering, then you should consider applying.

nonlinear finite element developer position @ altair

We have an opening for nonlinear fea developer. Areas of interest includes material modeling, element formulation, contact mechanics, fracture mechanics etc. If interested send a resume to We also offer summer internship position. Location for the job is in Irvine CA.

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Several PhD student positions available at the MAE department of University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

There are several PhD student positions available immediately at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of the University of Central Florida (UCF). Students will work on a recent DOE funded project on Cu(Al)/CNT metallic matrix nano composites. Students with background in solid mechanics, finite element analysis, or nano material processing are particularly encouraged to apply. If you are interested, please send your resume and representative publications (if have) to Dr. Yuanli Bai ( or Dr. Quanfang Chen ( The openings are for either Spring 2017 or Fall 2017. Excellent candidates can also be nominated to apply for fellowships of university level.

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Senior R&D Engineer positions in Mechanics of Materials.

Vesuvius USA, the world leader in ceramics and refractories related to the molten steel industry, is seeking multiple experienced Senior Research Engineers to join the Flow Control group at our world-class R&D center and laboratory headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA, USA


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