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Job Record #18886
TitlePhD Positions in Mechanical Engineering Department
CategoryPhD Studentship
EmployerUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
LocationUnited States, IL, Chicago
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateThursday, August 01, 2024
The Mechanical Engineering Department (MIE) at the University of Illinois-Chicago 
invites applications for two motivated PhD students in the field of complex fluid 
mechanics and fluid dynamics. 

The positions are available for Spring 2024 or Fall 2024.

Ideal candidates should possess a strong background in fluid mechanics and fluid 
dynamics. Those with expertise in computational methods or hands-on experience 
with fluid mechanics technologies such as particle image velocimetry (PIV) and 
particle tracking velocimetry (PTV) are preferred. Proficiency in MATLAB and 
machine shop experience is advantageous. Excellent communication and writing 
skills, along with demonstrated success in academic research, are essential. An MS 
degree in an engineering discipline, good mechanical design skills, and the 
ability to oversee students and collaborate within a team are required. Selected 
candidates will be involved in overseeing students, collaborating with team 
members, writing reports, and publishing peer-reviewed journal articles.

The position includes a stipend, full tuition, and benefits. Interested candidates 
are encouraged to submit a comprehensive application, including a letter detailing 
their background, names, and email addresses of at least three references, a CV, 
and copies of relevant reprints and preprints. Please send all these documents as 
a single PDF file to Dr. Parisa Mirbod at For more information 
about the research program, contact Dr. Parisa Mirbod via email. 

Dr. Parisa Mirbod, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
University of Illinois-Chicago

Contact Information:
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NameParisa Mirbod
Email ApplicationYes
Address1335 S Prairie Ave
Unit 706
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