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PhD Position in Multiscale Modeling of Hierarchical Materials

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A PhD position is open for summer or fall 2017 in Advanced Hierarchical Materials by Design Lab at Louisiana Tech University on multiscale modeling of hierarchical materials with an emphasis on nanocomposites. The candidates must have earned a M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering or related fields and have a solid background in theoretical and computational mechanics, specifically continuum mechanics and finite element modeling, and need to have the knowledge of writing computer code (preferably using C/C++). Familiarity with micromechanics and phase field simulations as well as knowledge of the software packages COMSOL, LAMMPS, VMD, and ParaView is desired.

The applicants should send the following materials to and put PhD Applicant in the subject of the email

  • Cover letter (summarizing their back ground, achievements, and motivations)
  • CV (including list related courses, publications, presentations, projects, and GRE/TOEFL scores)
  • Copy of BSc and MSc transcripts
  • One representative publication

Details of the application deadlines can be found here for US Citizens and here for International and US Permanent Residents.

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