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PhD and MSc positions at the University of Western Ontario, Canada.


We are looking for talented, self-motivated, and enthusiastic students with a BSc or MSc degree in mechanical or materials engineering. Students with background in any of the following areas are recommended to apply:

  • Solid mechanics and finite element modelling of materials
  • Crystal Plasticity: modelling or experimentation
  • Thermo-mechanical characterization of materials
  • Synchrotron x-ray, neutron, or electron diffraction analysis of materials


Prospective candidates will be assessed based on how well they meet the following criteria:

  • Excellent degree in their relevant discipline;
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills

The following skills are desirable:

  • Ability to work with finite element packages, e.g. ABAQUS.
  • Ability to program in any of the following languages: FORTRAN, MATLAB, or Python.
  • Experience in microscopy.
  • Experience in materials modelling.


Application Procedure

Please email your CV and cover letter to

To apply formally, candidates should send the required documents to the graduate office. Details are given in the following two links:




Deadline to apply is FEb 15, 2019

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