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PhD in Geomechanics or Engineering Science, CUBoulder

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Funded PhD position in Engineering Science or Geomechanics


Are you interested in a funded PhD position? Do you have B.S. in Civil/Mechanical Engineering or M.S. in Structural/Geotechnical Engineering? Join our dynamic research team where you can work on ground-breaking discoveries in the interdisciplinary field of “Multiphysics at interfaces in porous materials”.

The Program:

The Engineering Science and Geotechnical Engineering and Geomechanics Programs at the University of Colorado Boulder focus on building a strong knowledge background for PhD students who are interested in research in a variety of fields. We have excellent faculty who:

·      Provide top notch courses in analytical mechanics, computational mechanics, and applied mathematics.

·      Guide you towards innovative research ideas.

·      Help you build foundations in knowledge and experience that can launch you towards your future goals.

The Position:

We are seeking a PhD student with passion for mechanics and physics to work in a funded graduate research assistant (GRA) position at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder), CEAE department, starting Spring or Fall 2022.

What we want to see in you:

·       Anticipated or recently obtained (<1 year) B.S. in Civil/Mechanical Engineering or M.S. in Structural/Geotechnical Engineering.

·       Strong background in physics, solid mechanics, and mathematics.

·       Candidates who are self-driven in learning new knowledge.

·       Candidates who demonstrate excellent research ability.

What you will do:

·       Perform theoretical mechanics research on the behavior of porous materials with focus on physiochemical processes at the solid-surface interface.

Why Should You Apply?

·       Teaching Assistantship and Research Assistantship (~$2600 per month) with tuition coverage for 4 years.

·       Great health insurance benefits.

·       Excellent faculty and coursework options.

·       State-of-the-art facilities.

For more information, please contact Dr. Yida Zhang via For those who are interested in applying, please send an email with subject line “Application for Poromechanics GRA PhD Position”. The email must include a curriculum vitae/resume, GRE scores, and academic transcripts. Review of applications will begin immediately. ADDIN EN.REFLIST



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