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A fully-supported Ph.D. position is available for Nanomaterials Synthesis and Characterization at Villanova University (Philadelphia, USA)

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A doctoral (Ph.D.) research assistant (RA) student position is available on the Synthesis, Characterization, and Modeling of Pristine and Atomic-Layer-Deposition-Treated Individual Nanoparticles. The Ph.D. position is financially fully supported including the tuition and stipend.

Objectives: (1) synthesis spherical nanoparticles (NPs) of various sizes, (2) develop a methodology to quantitatively characterize the mechanical behavior of individual NPs, and (3) apply the methodology to investigate the effect of atomic layer deposition (ALD) on the mechanical behavior of individual NPs.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Solid Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, or related disciplines.
  • Experimental and modeling experience in the field of synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials, nanomaterials and nanostructures is preferred (but not required).

To apply for this financially-fully-supported Ph.D. student position, please send a detailed CV, a brief statement of research interests, and the contact information for 2 references, all as email attachments in PDF format, to Dr. Gang Feng, gang.feng@villanova.edu.

The applicants also need to check Villanova Engineering Graduate Admission Requirements (some of the requirements are automatically satisfied due to the full financial support): http://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/engineering/grad/admission/requirements.html

Review of the applications will start immediately until the position is filled. For more information, please contact:

Dr. Gang Feng 
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Villanova University

800 Lancaster Ave. Villanova, PA 19085, USA

Tel: (610)-519-6654; Email: gang.feng@villanova.edu
Webpage: http://www3.villanova.edu/nanobiome/

About Villanova University 
(www.villanova.edu)

 

Villanova is a private university founded in 1842 and located in the Philadelphia suburbs. For more than a decade, Villanova University has been ranked #1 by US News and World Report in the Best Universities-Master's category in the northern region.

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