Opportunities

Dr. Feifei Fan’s group has Ph.D. openings in solid mechanics and mechanical behavior of materials:

  • Atomistic simulations of deformation and failure mechanisms. Experience in LAMMPS and MOPAC is highly preferred.
  • Coarse-grained modeling of micromechanics. Experience in ABAQUS and MOOSE is highly preferred.
  • Design, fabrication, and testing of architected materials. Experience in 3D printing, digital image correlation, and mechanical testing is highly preferred.

Minimum requirements for Ph.D. admission:

  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.5
  • TOEFL score of 80 or equivalent IELTS (Waived for students who have completed a B.S. or M.S. at an English-speaking university)
  • GRE (Not required)

A degree of M.S. is highly preferred.

Linux and shell scripting experience is preferred.

Interested applicants may contact: Dr. Fan <ffan@unr.edu>.