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Ph.D. Positions in Multiscale Modeling of Materials Under Extreme Conditions

Ph.D. positions are open immediately in Advanced Hierarchical Materials by Design Lab at Louisiana Tech University on multiscale modeling of materials under extreme conditions. The Ph.D. positions are for a collaboration with MIT, Georgia Tech, and Idaho National Lab that is supported by the United States Department of Energy. The candidates must have earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field (applicants with a Master of Science will be given priority) and have a solid background in theoretical and computational mechanics. Having knowledge of continuum mechanics, finite element modeling, and a programming language (preferably C++) is a plus.

The applicants should email the following materials to Dr. Kasra Momeni, put Ph.D. Applicant in the subject of the email and include the following.

• Cover letter (summarizing their background, achievements, and motivations)
• CV (including list related courses, publications, presentations, projects, and GRE/TOEFL scores)
• Transcripts
• One representative publication (if applicable)