Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Mechanical Engineering

Position ID: 33786
Georgia Institute of Technology
College of Engineering/ School of Mechanical Engineering
GWW School of Mechanical Engineering
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Job Class: 
Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Description: 


The Biofluid Mechanics Research Group at Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, and the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience is seeking an outstanding candidate to fill the position of Postdoctoral Fellow.

Key Responsibilities:

Become proficient with the cellular blood flow code based on lattice-Boltzmann method developed by Dr. Aidun’s group.Apply this code for analysis of flow in heart valves with fluid-solid interaction.Interact with experimentalists in collaborating research labs. Prepare publications and participate in conferences.Exercise independent responsibility for project outcomes.Actively participate in proposal writing and soliciting funds through various federally funded research grant mechanisms (NIH, NSF etc.), and translational research funds.Participate in industry projects.Mentor graduate and undergraduate students.

 Necessary Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Physics or related field;In-depth knowledge of fluid mechanics;Demonstrated experience in computational methods, parallel processing (MPI), code optimization, post processing;Demonstrated experience with C, C++ programming

Additional Desired Qualifications:  Knowledge of lattice-Boltzmann method;Image processing;Knowledge of cardiovascular physiology and/or medical devices.

Application Procedure:  All interested candidates please send an email to Dr. Cyrus K Aidun ( with your resume, list of publications, and most recent transcripts.

Contract Period: 
24 months
CIP Discipline Code: 
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
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Required Qualifications
1 year
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Search Chair: 
Dr. Cyrus Aidun
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University System of Georgia
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