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PhD and Postdoc Positions in computational poromechanics at Columbia University

WaiChing Sun's picture

I am seeking a Ph.D. student and/or postdoc associate for a number of projects related to high-strain-rate plasticity and phase-transition of porous media. 

Candidates with demonstrated experience in computational mechanics, poromechanics, and implementation of codes in C++ and python are strongly preferred. Basic understanding of tensor calculus and continuum mechanics is required for the Ph.D. position. Students with track-records of academic achievements are encouraged to apply. 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The selected candidate will receive financial support for stipend, full tuition, and benefits. Please send (1) a brief cover letter, (2) a CV, (3) contact information of at least 2 references, (4) a copy of recent publications (if applicable) or other supporting documents to wsun at 

More information can be found at our research group webpage and

We expect the new postdoc will start in January 2019 and the PhD student will enroll in Fall 2019. 


Shuozhi Xu's picture

Is it Fall 2018 or Fall 2019 for the phd student?

WaiChing Sun's picture

Thanks Shuozhi. I just correct the typo.  

WaiChing Sun's picture

I will start reviewing the application during the first week of October. Thanks!

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