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PhD Position at McGill University in Multifunctional Materials

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One PhD position is available for Fall 2016 in the Bioresource Engineering Department of McGill University. The research is on Multifunctional Materials. Theoretical, computational, and experimental studies will be conducted for a multiscale multiphysics analysis. The candidate will work under the supervision of Dr. Hamid Akbarzadeh at McGill University.


Required qualifications for the position are:

1. Strong background on Computational mechanics, Nonlinear and instability analysis, Multiscale analysis, Cellular Solids, and Smart materials.

2. Experience with Homogenization techniques, Molecular Dynamics (MD) simulation, and Experimental testing are asset.

3. Proficiency in using commercial finite element packages such as ABAQUS/ANSYS and COMSOL.

4. Excellent programing skills using MATLAB and Python/C.

5. Good publication records.

6. Proficiency in English and high undergraduate and graduate GPA for admission to McGill University


Interested candidates should send their Cover letter (emphasizing on their prior experience on aforementioned topics), CV, and two representative publications to Dr. Hamid Akbarzadeh (



Potential candidates might be asked to provide further information. International students should submit their complete application to Bioresource Engineering Department of McGill University till mid December 2015. 

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