Postdoctoral Scholar - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 

Title: Postdoctoral Scholar

Department: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

School: Case School of Engineering

Location: 10900 Euclid Ave Cleveland OH 44106

Supervisor Name and Title: Chirag Kharangate, Assistant Professor

 

POSITION OBJECTIVE

Postdoctoral position in the Two-Phase Flow and Thermal Management Lab at Case Western Reserve University to do research in two-phase flows with focus on computational fluid dynamic simulations of boiling for microgravity related application.  

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  1. Perform CFD simulations for flow boiling and validate with experiments performed in the lab (50%)
  2. Perform experiments in two-phase flows for boiling and condensation (20%)
  3. Publish peer-reviewed journal papers and attend international conferences to disseminate and share research (20%)
  4. Coordinate with sponsors for meeting research project deliverables (10%)
  5. Advise graduate and undergraduate students at the Two-Phase Flow and Thermal Management Lab in conducting their research projects relating to boiling and condensation experiments and modeling (10%)

 

NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Attend department and school education and outreach activities

 

CONTACTS 

Department: continuous (66+%)

University: infrequent (up to 5%)

External: moderate (16-30%)

Students: moderate (16-30%)

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

None

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience: 0+ 

Education/Licensing: PhD in Engineering

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

  1. CFD simulations of two-phase flows 
  2. ANSYS Fluent/COMSOL multiphasic Solver/OpenFOAM
  3. C, Matlab 
  4. Experimental design and thermal-fluidic testing experience in lab setting

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

No special working conditions.

 

APPLICATION

To apply please email Prof. Chirag Kharangate directly at crk91@case.edu