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

Fully funded 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 metamaterials and the mechanics of amorphous or granular media.  

Post-Doctoral Position in Modeling of Thermal Transport in Crystalline Solids

The Materials Theory Group at the School of Materials Engineering of Purdue University has a post-doctoral opening in the area of modeling of thermal transport in crystalline solids. The postdoc will use Boltzmann Transport Equation approach to investigate the phonon and electron thermal transport in crystalline solids with defects. Applicants with closely related theory background in physics, materials science, mechanical engineering, or other majors are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate is one who is strongly interested in the fundamental concepts of thermal transport and related computational modeling, and must have excellent programming skills. To apply, please send a curriculum vita with list of publications and the names and contact information of two references to Professor Anter El-Azab ( The cover letter should explain the relevance of the applicant background to the postdoc research topic above. This position is part of the DOE funded Energy Frontiers Research Center for Thermal Energy Transport under Irradiation (TETI), and the postdoc is expected to collaborate with a large team of theorists and experimentalists. The position is available now and will remain open until filled.

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Postdoctoral and PhD Positions supported by ERC Starting Grant Horizon2020 in Germany Hannover University

Position description: Four postdoctoral research fellows and two PhD positions are now open for ERC Starting Grant wth focus on nano energy harvester. The project is financially supported by ERC Starting Grant from Horizon2020.

A PhD position in Nanyang Technological University in Singapore


Machine learning-based approaches for modeling and numerical simulation of advanced materials.

Preferred background

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Post-doc position. INRIA Rhone Alpes. France. Nonsmooth modeling of rockfall protection structures

Dear all,

We have a post-doc position at  INRIA Rhone Alpes, France on  the subject "Nonsmooth modeling of rockfall protection structures

More details and how to apply here :



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PhD position available in systems engineering with support- George Mason University (Fairfax, Virginia)

A PhD student is sought to perform research on systems engineering theory relying on the mathematics of probability theory, decision theory, game theory and social choice theory.  The student will be supported under an NSF grant in the Mechanical Engineering department of George Mason University and work with Dr. George Hazelrigg.  If interested, please contact Dr. Hazelrigg at

Fully funded PhD Positions (UK/EU candidates) within HetSys Centre for Doctoral Training (University of Warwick)

The HetSys team are recruiting its second cohort of enthusiastic students from across the physical sciences who enjoy using their mathematical skills and thinking flexibly to solve complex problems to join our new EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Modelling of Heterogeneous Systems at the University of Warwick, UK. Our exciting range of PhD projects can be found on our webpage.

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence


I am sharing this position on behalf of Prof. Tim Dodwell, University of Exeter:


The position is a 2-year postdoctoral research fellowship within the Institute of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence at the University of Exeter. The role will work with Turing AI Fellow Prof Tim Dodwell .


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A postdoctoral position or a Ph.D position for data-driven computational dynamics at Kyung Hee University (2020 fall)

The M&S Lab in Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kyung Hee University (South Korea) is recruiting highly motivated a postdoctoral researcher (starting 2020 summer) and a Ph.D student (starting 2020 September). The candidate is expected to be highly self-motivated, independent, and high-level coding skill (For examples, Fortran, JAVA, C/C++, Python, matlab, etc). Excellent publication record additionally requires to the postdoctoral research position. High performance computation skills such as parallel and/or domain decomposition are good aspects in the positions.

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PhD position in IMDEA-Materials on Multiscale modeling of lattice materials fabricated by AM

The research group of Multiscale Materials Modeling at IMDEA Materials is seeking a 

PhD candidate - Multiscale mechanical modeling of metals  

(Ref:  MOAMMM_JS-RA01)

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PhD Positions in Computational Engineering at the University at Buffalo for Fall 2020

Multiple Ph.D. students are being sought to fill openings in the Predictive Computational Engineering (PCE) Lab in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. PCE Lab concerns with multidisciplinary research at the intersect of multiscale modeling of materials, physics-based machine learning, and scientific computing.

Position of a Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in Computational Modelling of Damage in Li-ion Batteries

We are currently seeking to fill a position of a Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow to contribute to a research project sponsored by EC H2020 project ‘Ecologically and Economically viable Production and Recycling of Li-ion Batteries’ (ECO2LIB) in the area of Computational Modelling of Damage in Li-ion batteries. Suitable background for candidates would include proficiency in numerical methods for simulations of crack/damage propagation, and sound background in chemo-mechanics.

For further details please see:

MS/PhD Position in FEA of Cartilage at the University of Vermont (Burlington, VT, USA)

The Musculoskeletal Imaging and Orthopaedic Biomechanics (MIOB) Laboratory at the University of Vermont is seeking a graduate student in Mechanical Engineering to start in the Fall semester of 2020.

Research Fellow positions available at NTU, Singapore

We are seeking strongly motivated candidates to fill multiple Research Fellow positions in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. The successful candidates will work on experimental and/or computational studies in the area of cell mechanics, tissue morphogenesis, and bio-hybrid soft robotics. We are particularly interested in candidates with research experience in bioengineering, soft materials, mechanobiology and applied mechanics.  

Postdoctoral position in computational mechanics at Duke University

I have an opening for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at Duke University.  The postdoctoral fellow will work with PhD students and experimental collaborators on a range of projects dealing with coupled field phenomena and fracture/damage mechanics.   Projects here involve collaborations with Duke's medical school as well as researchers at other institutions and the national laboratories.  

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Post-doctoral Positions at Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China

Postdoc positions are available at Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China. Those possessing PhDs in the area of computational mechanics, experimental mechanics and material science are sought. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in advanced numerical methods, surrogate modeling/surrogate-based optimization, machine learning methods, uncertainty quantification, data-driven design and optimization,etc.


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Multiple PhD positions in computational mechanics and materials

Several Ph.D. positions are open for Spring/Fall 2020 in the Advanced Hierarchical Materials by Design Lab at Louisiana Tech University on multiscale modeling of additively manufactured parts and processes. During this project, the candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with NASA research centers, national labs, and different universities across the nation. 

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Postdoctoral and PhD positions at Texas A&M University

One postdoctoral and multiple PhD positions are available in the Computational Cardiovascular Bioengineering Lab (C2BL) at the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University. Please see the attached flyer for descriptions of some of the projects.

Interested candidates with a strong background in programming and computational modeling and sound knowledge of cardiovascular physiology are encouraged to apply. For PhD positions, please apply for the upcoming admission cycle as laid out here

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Open PhD positions for Fall 2020.

Two PhD students are being sought to fill openings in the Gross Materials Lab (group website: 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. Students interested in or having prior experience with finite element modeling, mechanical property testing, and 3D printing are strongly encouraged to apply.

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University of Southampton Presidential PhD scholarships

The University of Southampton has just opened its call for applications to our prestigious Presidential PhD Scholarships programme. This is targeted at students with exceptional academic records. Applications have to be filed in through a supervisor, with a project. Please consult the UoS website to identify a potential supervisor in the area of research you are interested in.

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Postdoc Positions at Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China

Postdoc positions are available in the group of Prof. JG Zhu at Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China. Those possessing PhDs in the area of solid experimental mechanics are sought. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in experimental measurements and nondestructive techniques.

PhD Positions in Mechanical Engineering at NJIT for Fall 2020

There are PhD positions at RAD Lab in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at New
Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). The focus of the research will be on creating novel computational
and theoretical models for the dynamics of complex fluids with particular emphasis on particle-laden multiphase flows and biological flows of active matter in the living systems.

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PhD position @ TU Delft: Data-driven design of materials and structures

Advertising the first fully funded PhD position in my group: this position is for the more computationally/mathematically inclined. Goal: method development.

A "general audience" summary of a recent application of our work:

Details about the position:


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