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A three-year PHD graduate research assistant position on EM wave energy harvesting and sensing

A three-year PHD graduate research assistant position is available immediately in the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, University of North Texas-Denton in the fields of electromagnetic wave energy harvesting and sensing, Candidates should have a Bachelor/Master’s degree in electrical engineering or mechanical engineering with good academic standing and should have one or more experiences in the following:

(1) Electromagnetic wave theory and applications

(2) Design and experiment of electromagnetic wave energy harvester and sensors

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering Program - East Carolina University

The Masters of Science in Biomedical engineering (MSBE) is a research oriented degree program that is administered by the Department of Engineering in the College of Engineering and Technology. ECU MSBE is a two-year program with a minimum of 32 semester hours of coursework and thesis.

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering Program - East Carolina University

The Masters of Science in mechanical engineering (MSME) is a research oriented degree program that is administered by the Department of Engineering in the College of Engineering and Technology.

Postdoctoral Researcher at MIT - Geomechanics and Multiphase Flow in Porous Media

We have an opening for a postdoctoral researcher to perform original research on geomechanics and multiphase flow for subsurface engineering applications, with a particular emphasis on the poromechanics of geologic faults. The successful candidate will develop numerical methods to model coupled processes on high-performance computing platforms.

PhD studentship available at Kingston University London

A PhD studentship is available in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Kingston University London.

The work will be dedicated to the discrete element modeling of pellets' compaction in orodispersible tablets.

The project is in close collaboration with the Kingston University's Department of Pharmacy and also the University of Strathclyde. The student will have access to the high-performance computing facilities and also to the relevant facilities to obtain experimental data for validation of the developed numerical models.

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Postdoc position available at Columbia University in the City of New York

We have one or more postdoc positions available, to be filled immediately, in my research group. We are looking for postdocs in the broad area of computational mechanics.  Candidates should have expertise in modeling dynamic responses of path-dependent materials. Our project is specifically focused on the development and validation of multiscale models for energetic/porous/polycrystalline materials across length scales. More details will be provided to interested candidates. 

PhD position: Machine learning based approaches for modelling and numerical simulation of advanced materials

A PhD Scholarship available in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


Machine learning based approaches for modelling and numerical simulation of advanced materials


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Faculty Position in Sustainable Structural Materials @ University of Alberta

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada invites outstanding applicants for a full-time tenured or tenure-tracked position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in Sustainable Structural Materials. The successful candidate is expected to have demonstrated a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, and research excellence or potential in one of the following disciplines:

-Innovative structural products and systems made with sustainable materials

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Postdoc Positions at Jiangsu University, China

Postdoc positions are available in the group of Prof. JG Zhu at Jiangsu University, China. Those possessing PhDs in the area of solid mechanics and material science are sought. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in experimental and computational mechanics, composite materials and structures, structural dynamics, and micro/nano mechanics etc.

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Postdoc positions at MIT available

We have one or more postdoc positions available, to be filled immediately, at MIT’s Laboratory for Atomistic and Molecular Mechanics, under the direction of Professor Markus Buehler. We are looking for postdocs in two broad areas, as described below. 

Position #1: Materials science modeling 

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PhD position / La Rochelle - France

A PhD position is available at LaSie (La Rochelle University, France), until oct. 2019.

The work will be dedicated to the caracterisation (numercial and experimental) of the effect of grains boundary on the Hydrogen diffusion in Nickel polycrystals.

Please send your resume and application letter to:

J. Bouhattate (

Postdoctoral Scholar Position in Computational and Experimental Biomechanics at East Carolina University

The Postdoctoral Scholar is responsible for independent and collaborative development, implementation, and analysis of scientific research in the discipline of computational and experimental biomechanics. Responsibilities include management of all aspects of research related to biomechanical characterization and computer modeling of biological tissue and implants in Vahdati Lab. The research projects include investigation of mechanopathologies of soft and calcified tissue and design of personalized medical devices.

Crystal-inspired architected materials: Nature 565 (2019) & 3-year postdoc position at Imperial College London

We recently presented an original research that uses 3d printing to realise the mimicry of the microstructure observed in crystalline metals to employ crystals’ hardening mechanisms to develop robust and damage-tolerant architected materials (Nature 2019; 565:305 -

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PhD position: High rate behaviour and fragmentation of printed metals


Open PhD student position

Research topic: Multiple localization and fracture in printed metallic rings subjected to dynamic expansion

Research project: ERC starting grant - PURPOSE

Institution: University Carlos III of Madrid (Spain)


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A Ph.D. student position in the research area of atomistic and multiscale simulation modeling at the Louisiana Tech University

The College of Engineering and Science at Louisiana Tech University is seeking self-motivated candidates for a Graduate Research Assistant (Ph.D. student) position, with the earliest starting date in Fall 2019.

Postdoc Position at UofL

One postdoc position is available in the Department of Mechanical engineering at the University of Louisville. The prospective postdoc should be highly motivated to participate in computational and/or experimental research related to the mechanics and physics of architected materials. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in solid mechanics, multiscale/multiphysics modeling, topology optimization, and 3D printing. Applicants should submit a full curriculum vitae to

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PhD positions in mechanics of metamaterials at the University of Minnesota

PhD positions are available at the University of Minnesota in the group of Prof. Stefano Gonella. The positions are in the general area of mechanics and physics of solids, with emphasis on mechanical metamaterials. The position ideally starts in fall 2019, although a later start date (for example, in January 2020) can be considered.

PhD positions in meta-materials and computational mechanics at Kansas State Univesity

PhD positions in the area of meta-materials, computational mechanics and wave propagation available in the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Kansas State University. Research will be in topics related to the mechanics of meta-structures and the mechanics of amorphous or granular media. 


Research Associate Position at University of Virginia in Professor Xiaodong (Chris) Li's Lab

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia seeks candidates for a Research Associate to assist in the development of low-cost carbon fiber techniques in Professor Xiaodong (Chris) Li's lab.

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Postdoctoral and PhD positions - UIC

There are immediate openings for candidates in the areas of computational solid mechanics and experimental (bio)mechanics in the mechanical engineering department, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). 

Candidates with strong background in numerical simulations (FEA, high performance computing, ...), in experimental characterization of materials, or biochemistry and molecular biology are encouraged to apply. 


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