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Postdoctoral position in Multiscale Computational Analysis of Composite Materials (Madrid, Spain)

IMDEA Materials Institute (Madrid,sapin) seeks a Postdoctoral Researcher (PhD degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace, or related) to work in the field of multiscale computational analysis of composite materials. Candidates with strong background knowledge in computational multiscale damage mechanics, and on the numerical simulation of advanced composites are strongly encouraged to apply. A general knowledge in materials science is highly valued.


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PhD position available at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands

A four-year computational Ph.D. position on "MD modelling of unfolded proteins in aging nuclear pores" is available at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

Engineering and Scientific Simulation Consultant

We are looking for a full time Engineer to assist with
simulation and analysis of nonlinear problems, sometimes with multiphysics
content. Responsibilities include engineering analysis and design. Ph.D. or
Masters Degree in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, aeronautical
engineering, or physics with some industrial experience preferred. Strong
academic record and references necessary. Experience with finite element method
necessary, and experience with Abaqus or COMSOL desirable. Will collaborate
with other engineers on a range of engineering projects that require strong

Two PhD Positions in Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Austria

 Two PhD positions (each for 4 years, to fill this year)

  1. Computational Biomechanics (modeling and simulation) of biomechanical systems from the cellular to the tissue level; implementation of algorithms and material models into finite element codes such as FEAP
  2. Experimental Biomechanics; mechanical/optical investigations of soft biological tissues at the macro and microscopic level

Payment: the monthly minimum gross salary for this employment is EUR 2,562.00 (14x per year)

Postdoctoral Position in Biomechanics, Graz University of Technology, Austria

PostDoc (for 6 years, to fill this year)

Requirements: PhD in (Computational) Mechanics, Biomedical Engineering or a related field; the candidate should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, a strong academic and publication record, and the abillity to work independently.

2 Post Doctoral/Research Associate Positions in Computational Polymer Sc at the Indian Inst of Technology Kanpur

Applications are invited for two
postdoctoral research associate positions for
a project funded by the Boeing Co., USA, which is being executed jointly by the
Mechanical Engineering and Chemistry Departments of Indian Institute of
Technology Kanpur. The project involves performing extensive large scale
ab-initio and Molecular Dynamic computations on certain high performance polymers
with a view to understanding their mechanical properties. The research groups
involved in the project have excellent computational facilities for carrying
out these computations. Moreover, both groups have extensive research

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A postdoctoral position available at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) in computational mechanics

A postdoctoral position available at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) in computational mechanics, specified in the area of soft matter, cell in microfluidics, numerical method, or micromechanics.

PhD studentship in computational mechanics available (UK/Luxembourg)

Two PhD studentships available (Subject to subsequent obtention of AFR funding from the FNR in Luxembourg):
Contact: stephane.bordas AT gmail DOT com

Contact: andreas.zilian AT uni DOT lu

Possibility of a joint programme with Cardiff University institute of Mechanics and Advanced Materials.

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Postdoctoral Position in Hydraulic Fracture Mechanics Available at Masdar Institute in Abu Dhabi

Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in hydro-fracturing (fracking) is
available immediately at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology in Abu
Dhabi in United Arab Emirates. Masdar Institute is established in collaboration
with Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The research project focuses on
using advanced computational fracture and damage mechanics for simulating
hydro-fracturing of rocks in hydrocarbon fields. The candidate is expected to
have a PhD in the field of geomechanics, or civil engineering with solid
knowledge of hydraulic fracture mechanics and excellent theoretical and

PhD on surgical simulation and artificial skin design

A fully funded PhD studentship is available at Cardiff University within the College of Physical Sciences in collaboration with Computational Mechanics and Computer Sciences and with the opportunity to work jointly with Inria, France.
CONTACT stephane DOT bordas AT GMAIL dot COM & Sam Evans <EvansSL6 AT>

Postdoctoral research on bone fracture mechanics

One-year postdoctoral research on the fracture mechanics of bone is available at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. The project is a joint research between UBC Biomaterials ( and the
Centre for Hip Health and Mobility ( The research is a combination of experimental studies (failure analysis,
mechanical testing, micro-CT imaging, laser scanning confocal microscopy

Graduate Research Assistant (PhD student) position in ME @ Georgia Tech

We are seeking a motivated PhD student (only a student currently in the US for an immediate start) to work as a Graduate Research Assistant in our NSF project titled "Metamaterial-Enhanced Electroelastoacoustic Energy Harvesting for Sensor Systems." This computational and experimental project will investigate electroelastoacoustically coupled linear and nonlinear metamaterial-inspired piezoelectric energy harvesting concepts for self-powered sensor systems.

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PhD opportunity at the University of Southampton, UK/EU students only

The project deals with the development of a novel procedure for quantitative validation of finite element simulations with full-field optical strain measurements like digital image correlation. The work will be shared between numerical simulations and experimental work. This project has strong industrial relevence. Please note that the project can only be offered to EU/UK students.

Postdoctoral Position Available at University of Western Ontario,Canada

Position is available (starting from
January 2014) for a postdoctoral fellow to carry out an industry sponsored
project on carbon fiber composite modeling in Prof. Liying Jiang’s lab at the
Mechanical and Materials Engineering Department of the University of Western
Ontario in Canada. The contract is initiated for one year, with possible
extension if work progresses satisfactorily. The research will focus on (1)
micromechanics modeling of elastic and viscoplastic behavior of injection
molded carbon fiber composites; (2) homogenization techniques and constitutive model
development for vibration, strength and impact simulations of carbon fiber

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Postdoctoral Position Available at Northwestern University

A postdoctoral associate position is available immediately at the Computational Nanodynamics Group at Northwestern University. This research project focuses broadly on the atomistic and meso-scale modeling of biomolecular materials and their interfaces with engineered polymers. Nanostructural predictions, self-assembly studies, and simulations of mechanofunctional behavior constitute the scope of the project.


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