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RA position available in Piezoelectricity at the University of North Texas

RA position (MS in Engineering System)

A RA position is available in the Department of Engineering Technology, University of North Texas-Denton in the fields of experimental
characterization of piezoelectric material, theoretical analysis and finite element modeling of piezoelectric devices such as energy harvesters,
resonators and sensors. The position will start from Fall, 2010.


PhD positions in Computational Mechanics

We are looking for suitable candidates for a PhD research work in Computational Mechanics and numerical simulation, to be carried out at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal, in one of the following areas:

- development of new finite elements for metal forming applications;

- numerical simulation of metal forming (sheet and bulk forming);

- tubular hydroforming numerical simulation;

- structural stability and buckling analysis of reinforced aircraft panels;

searching for PhD

I would like to persue my PhD specializing in carbon nanotubes appliance with in biomaterials or materials. I have a master degree from KTH (Stockholm) in biomedical materials, started my PhD in Karolinska institute (stockholm) for drug delivery vehicles (Dec 2009- march 2010). Mechanical engineering bachelor from the American university in Cairo; majored in material process and manufacturing & industrial science.

Immediate Opening for Post Doctoral Fellow in Tribology of Magnetic Data Storage System

 Data Storage Institute in Singapore ( has an immediate opening for a Post Doctoral Fellow in Tribology of Magnetic Data Storage System. The PDF will be involved in the research and development of advanced overcoats and lubricants for future magnetic data storage systems. A PhD degree in Mechanical/Chemical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Physics/Chemistry is essential for this position. Good testing skills and strong research experience are desirable.

PhD scholarship in Micro Mechanical Damage Tolerance Improvements of Composites

A PhD scholarship is available at DTU Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark in the field of micro mechanical modelling of composite materials for wind turbine blades. The department has well-established research activities within material modelling and composite mechanics.

Two openings for Ph.D. student positions in Computational Mechanics/Materials Physics

At the department of Materials Science at Monash University, we have two openings for Ph.D student positions starting immediately in the general area of Computational Mechanics/Materials Physics. The material systems that we are interested in—for example, graphene, semiconductor nanowires and quantum dots—are relevant for nanotechnology and energy applications. The current research topics are multidisciplinary in nature, with underlying principles drawn from Mechanics and Condensed Matter Physics.



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The Idaho National Laboratory has an opening for a Postdoctoral Appointee in the area of laser-based characterization of mechani

The Idaho National Laboratory has an opening for a Postdoctoral Appointee in the area of laser-based characterization of mechanical and thermal properties.  This position is co-sponsored by the Fuel Cycle Research and Development program and the Center for Materials Science of Nuclear Fuel.  The candidate must have completed a PhD degree in Materials Science, Physics, Mechanical engineering or a related field.  The candidate should have a strong background in the development of continuum based models and/or a strong background in optics. 

2 Postdocs: Domain specific languages positions at Imperial College

Two uniquely exciting positions are available at IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON on domain specific languages for computational mechanics applications:

I believe this could be of high interest to our community. 

 Best regards from Cardiff,



PhD Research Positions in Computational Nanomechanics at the University of Pittsburgh

Several PhD research positions are currently open in the Computational Nanomechanics Group at the University of Pittsburgh for the following research projects:


1.  Thermomechanical behavior of carbon-based nanomaterials

2.  Atomistic-to-continuum themomechanical theory in solids

3.  Mechanics of nanoporous and nanocrystalline metals


Research Positions Available UCLA Fusion Science & Technology Center

The UCLA Fusion Science & Technology Center is seeking to fill several research staff positions to perform research in areas that include CFD, heat and mass transport, chemical processes, and/or structural mechanics. Research positions are available for beginning and mid-career levels.

Candidates should have a PhD degree in mechanical, nuclear, or chemical engineering with strong background in analysis, modeling, numerical computation, and/or experimental techniques. The research applications are in the area of fusion nuclear science and technology.

soil mechanical properties for abaqus model

hi everybody

i am looking for soil mechanical properties for material definition in abaqus.

i need triaxial date or shear data for one type of soil,

can you introduse some database for this work.  

best regards


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PhD-Student Positions in the Post-Graduate School at the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany

A number of 3 year PhD-Student positions in the areas of mechanical engineering, process engineering and applied mathematics is available in the Post-Graduate School "Micro-Macro-Interactions in Structured Media and Particle Systems", Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany.

Further information can be found at

Multiscale simulation in particular quasi-continuum or bridging domain methods and fracture

We are interested in making contact with self-motivated candidates with significant experience in multiscale simulation, if possible with a Physics or Mathematics background for projects involving the simulation of multiscale fracture. Researchers with experience in ab initio models are particularly encouraged to make contact.

Please contact stephane dot bordas at gmail dot COM for more detail.

 Thank you


Postdoctoral Position in Computational Mechanics

A postdoctoral fellowship is available in the Duke Computational Mechanics Laboratory, beginning in September of 2010 (with flexibility on timing).  Funding for the fellowship concerns research in the simulation of dynamic fracture of polycarbonate.  The ideal candidate will have experience in some combination of the following areas (in no particular order of importance):

XFEM Error Estimation for Fracture- PhD Fellowship/Scholarship Centre Henri Tudor/Cardiff University

A PhD position is available at Centre Henri Tudor (Luxembourg) and Cardiff University (UK) on the simulation of crack propagation with adaptive extended finite element methods.

Candidates from any country are eligible. 

Please contact me for details.



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