Research Associate - Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Date: September 11, 2019

Title:  Research Associate

Department: Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering    

School:  Case School of Engineering

Location: Glennan Building, Rooms 120 and 608

Supervisor Name and Title: Ya-Ting Liao, Assistant Professor and Jaems T’ien, Professor Emeritus

POSITION OBJECTIVE

Support the Growth and Extinction Limits experiment to be conducted in the International Space Station.

ESSENTIAL RESEARCH AND SCIENTIFIC FUNCTIONS

  1. Perform necessary ground-based tests to maximize the success of the flight experiments.  This includes the fabrication and testing of the samples, the determination of the most suitable test range and conditions, and performing the corresponding tests in normal gravity for comparison.
  2. Perform detailed numerical modeling of the tests.
  3. Prepare research results for publication.
  4. Present data at seminars and scientific meetings.
  5. Prepare manuscripts.
  6. Contribute to proposal preparation.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience:

0-3 years post-PhD/terminal degree

Education/Licensing: PhD in mechanical and aerospace engineering

REQUIRED SKILLS

  1. Extensive work on flame spread over solids with and without gravity is required.
  2. Research experience in microgravity combustion and familiarity with current space experiment is also essential.

 

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae to:  jst2@case.edu

 

Case Western Reserve University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.