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PhD Student in Experimental Biomechanics

One position for a PhD Student in Experimental Biomechanics for 3 years; expected from April 15, 2021 at the Institute of Biomechanics in Graz, Austria.

Acceptance conditions: M.Sc. in (Bio)mechanical Engineering, Electrical engineering, Physics or related field and experience with desire to pursue a PhD degree.

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Full-Time Position in Schlumberger- Modeling and Simulation Engineer

Title: Modeling and Simulation Engineer
Category: Full-time position in industry
Employer: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
Location: United States, Texas, Sugar Land
Opening Date: 04/01/2021


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REU on Mechanochemistry: Mar. 1 Deadline

Please share this with undergraduate students interested in summer research opportunities. 

Ph.D. position at the Mechanical Engineering Department of University of Houston

There is a Ph.D. opening in my research group in the Mechanical Engineering department at the University of Houston to be filled the fall semester of 2021.
The research topic is modeling the deformation and fracture response of dissipative material systems.

Interested applicants are requested to contact Theocharis Baxevanis (tbaxevanis@uh.edu) with a brief cover letter that includes a summary of skills and copy of CV.
A master's degree in the areas of computational/continuum/fracture mechanics is required.

Funded Ph.D. Positions in Brain Injury Biomechanics

Two PhD positions are available within the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio for Summer or Fall 2021 in the area of injury biomechanics research focused on traumatic brain injury and computational modeling.

The overall goal of this research, headed by Dr. Marzieh Memar, is to integrate computational and experimental techniques to unfold mechanisms underlying traumatic brain injury (TBI).

10-12 Fully funded PhD Positions within HetSys Centre for Doctoral Training at Warwick for October 2021 start

10-12 Fully funded PhD Positions within HetSys Centre for Doctoral Training at Warwick for October 2021 start

HetSys is a recently established EPSRC-supported Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) which trains people to challenge current state-of-the-art in computational modelling of heterogeneous, real-world systems across a range of research themes which this year include nanoscale devices, superalloys, laser-plasma interactions etc and future medicines.

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PhD opening on Mechanics of Bio-adhesion and Mechanobiology @ University of British Columbia, Vancouver (BC, Canada) - Mechanical Engineering

We are looking for a highly motivated PhD student to work on Computational Solid Mechanics, with focus on Cell Adhesion and Mechanobiology. The project is in collaboration with experimental biologists and biophysicists located at UBC and other international laboratories. It will involve the use analytical tools in Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics (e.g. Statistical Mechanics), and computational tools such as Finite Element Analysis. The goal will be to derive important scaling laws to understand the mechanical behavior of Biological Cells under different processes such as Motility, Differentiation and Mitosis.

PhD opening in Computational Mechanics and Optimisation at University of Technology Sydney, Australia

The project “Computational mechanics and optimisation for energy absorption of materials” is calling for applications for PhD scholarship commencing in 2021. This project is funded by the Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award. Candidates with knowledge and research experience in computational mechanics, design optimisation and machine learning are encouraged to apply.

 

Project description:

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A Postdoc Position in Multiscale Mechanics and Materials

An immediate postdoc position is open in Advanced Hierarchical Materials by Design Lab at the University of Alabama on multiscale modeling of materials and processes. 

Postdoc vacancy (2.5 years) on multi-scale modelling of fatigue in 3D printed metals

The use of 3D printed metal structures is taking a very fast ramp-up in industry. General Electric has demonstrated the possibility of printing titanium fuel injectors for their LEAP engine, EADS has printed a nacelle hinge bracket for the Airbus A320, Boeing is printing plastic inlet ducts for high-altitude aircrafts, hip implants and other prosthetics are exploiting the design freedom of additive manufacturing (AM),...

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PhD opening in Atomistic and Multiscale Computational Mechanics at the University of Alabama

A PhD position is available as early as Fall, 2021 in Dr. Ning Zhang’s group at the University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa). This position is in the general area of mechanics, structural and multifunctional materials with focus on mechanical and thermal properties.

The research topics include:

(1) Hypersonic flight materials;

(2) 2D materials;

(3) Shape memory ceramics/alloys;

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Ph.D. Position at NJIT (New Jersey, USA) in Computational Nanomechanics/Materials

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (http://mie.njit.edu) at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (http://www.njit.edu) has an opening for the fully funded Ph.D. position.  The position will start in Fall 2021 (September 2021). Interested candidates should apply as soon as possible.

Research Description:  The selected student will primarily work on Atomistic and Molecular Mechanics. He/she will be primarily involved in different projects such as:

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PhD and Postdoc Positions in Soft Robotics

We have two fully-funded positions at the Center for Soft Robotics at the University of Southern Denmark based in Odense.

PhD student (Soft Robotics & Art, 3 years): https://www.sdu.dk/en/service/ledige_stillinger/1139520
Contact: Jonas Jørgensen (jonj@mmmi.sdu.dk)

Postdoc (Soft Robotics, 18 months) :https://www.sdu.dk/en/service/ledige_stillinger/1139545
Contact: Ahmad Rafsanjani (ahra@mmmi.sdu.dk)

The deadline for submitting online applications is February 28, 2021.

PhD position at the University of Pittsburgh

One PhD position is available at the University of Pittsburgh to conduct research on the effects of plasticity (i.e. irreversible deformation) on the mechanics of tubes. The research is supported by the National Science Foundation. During their PhD, the student will develop expertise in experimental mechanics, finite element method, polymer science, and composites. Candidates must have an undergraduate or M.S. degree in Mechanical, Civil, or Bio Engineering, and a strong background in mechanics.

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Faculty position - Mechanical Engineering, UIS, Colombia

Two Tenure-Track Lecturer positions at the School of Mechanical Engineering, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia.

More info: 

https://www.uis.edu.co/webUIS/es/concursoDocente/concursoDocente2021/car...

agonzale@uis.edu.co 

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Architected Materials PhD Position for Fall 2021

A PhD student is being sought to fill an opening in the Gross Materials Lab (group website: andrewjgross.com) at the University of South Carolina. Research activities are focused on the design, fabrication, and characterization of architected materials. Students must be capable coders to be considered. Prior experience configuring optical equipment and National Instruments DAQ hardware is valuable, but not required. Students interested in or having prior experience with finite element modeling, mechanical property testing, and 3D printing are strongly encouraged to apply.

University Lectureships in Mechanics and Materials (x 2) - Cambridge

Applications are invited for two University Lectureships in Mechanics and Materials Engineering, to be known as the 'Granta Design University Lectureships in Engineering'.

Postdoctoral Research Associate and Graduate Student Openings in Mechanobiology and Biomechanics at UPenn

Several postdoctoral and graduate student openings with primary focus on biomechanics is available immediately in the Shenoy Research Group at the University of Pennsylvania. We are looking for strongly motivated candidates to work on NIH supported projects on 1) cell-matrix interactions in fibrosis and cancer and 2) nuclear mechano-transduction.   

POSTDOC POSITION IN THE FIELD OF COMPUTATIONAL IMPACT MECHANICS (INDUSTRY-SPONSORED)

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Institution: University of Windsor, Canada ( https://youtu.be/RuAxubYgKcM )

Professor: https://www.uwindsor.ca/engineering/mame/cherniaev

Salary: will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience, and will be determined at the time of hiring.

Start date: immediately

Postdoc Position of Power Electronics at Virginia Tech (On Power Electronics for 100 W-100 kW Ocean Energy Harvesting)

Position Summary:

This position requires a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering or a related engineering field with experience on power electronics design and implementation from 100 W to 100kW. As part of this position, the candidate will be expected to contribute significantly to ongoing and potential future related projects, including ocean wave energy conversion, ocean tidal and current energy conversion, offshore wind energy, and regenerative vibration control, funded by the U.S DOE, ONR, NSF, national labs, and industry. The candidate will also be engaged with other research, development and outreach activities of the Center for Energy Harvesting Materials and Systems (CEHMS).

Roles and Responsibilities:

1.    Conduct research on topics across power electronics for off-grid and grid applications, including AC/DC and DC-DC converter design, energy storage, power management, maximum power tracking, feedback control, etc.

2.    Significantly contribute to multiple concurrent projects through research design, data collection, analysis, modeling, simulation, implementation, and demonstration.

3.    Manage project activities and staff, including mentorship of doctoral, master’s, and undergraduate students.

4.    Develop new research programs and other professional duties in a timely manner.

5.    Collaborate with faculty, researchers, staff, and students in the project team at VT and from external organizations, to:

a.        Successfully complete research deliverables;

b.       Disseminate efforts and findings from research and outreach initiatives including manuscripts in peer-reviewed publications, topical conferences, symposia, and workshops.

How to apply:

Candidates with required knowledge and experiences can send resume with contacts of three references to Prof. Lei Zuo (leizuo@vt.edu)

Lei Zuo, Ph.D,  Robert E. Hord Jr. Professor

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Director, NSF IUCRC Center for Energy Harvesting Materials and Systems

Virginia Tech,  Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA

  Email: leizuo@vt.edu, Phone: 540-231-7270

 

Postdoctoral Position in Phase Field Modeling of Oxide Film Growth

The Materials Theory Group at the School of Materials Engineering of Purdue University has a postdoctoral opening in the area of phase field modeling of oxide film growth. The postdoc will use the phase field approach to investigate the growth of metal oxide films in an oxidizing environment, emphasizing the film grain morphology, composition, and stress distribution. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in phase field modeling with elastic effects and excellent computational skills. For inquiry, please email Professor Anter El-Azab (aelazab@purdue.edu). This position is part of a collaborative project with a materials research and software development company, and it will be available as early as April 1, 2021. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates can send a curriculum vita with list of publications, about half a page statement of research interests, and the names and contact information of at least two references. The Materials Theory Group performs theoretical and computational research in the areas of dislocation dynamics and mesoscale plasticity, radiation effects in materials, phase field method and applications to microstructure evolution in materials, phonon and electron thermal transport in crystalline solids, and computational methods for materials science and mechanics.
EEO/AA Policy:
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All qualified individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Department Website https://engineering.purdue.edu/MSE

Postdoctoral Position in Phase Field Modeling of Oxide Film Growth

The Materials Theory Group at the School of Materials Engineering of Purdue University has a postdoctoral opening in the area of phase field modeling of oxide film growth. The postdoc will use the phase field approach to investigate the growth of metal oxide films in an oxidizing environment, emphasizing the film grain morphology, composition, and stress distribution. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in phase field modeling with elastic effects and excellent computational skills. For inquiry, please email Professor Anter El-Azab (aelazab@purdue.edu). This position is part of a collaborative project with a materials research and software development company, and it will be available as early as April 1, 2021. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates can send a curriculum vita with list of publications, about half a page statement of research interests, and the names and contact information of at least two references. The Materials Theory Group performs theoretical and computational research in the areas of dislocation dynamics and mesoscale plasticity, radiation effects in materials, phase field method and applications to microstructure evolution in materials, phonon and electron thermal transport in crystalline solids, and computational methods for materials science and mechanics.
EEO/AA Policy:
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All qualified individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Department Website https://engineering.purdue.edu/MSE

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