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Engineering | Adaptive Intelligent Materials & Systems Center (AIMS)

Announcements for Open Positions

Graduate Research Associate (RA) Position at AIMS Center

Graduate Research Associate (RA) Position at AIMS Center [PhD Position]

The Adaptive Intelligent Materials and Systems (AIMS) Center (https://aims.asu.edu/) at Arizona State University is seeking to recruit graduate students to work on government funded sponsored projects. The RA positions are fully funded (stipend, tuition & insurance) and the students can expect to work on research funded by agencies such as NASA, Army, Navy, Air Force, or Department of Energy under the supervision of Professor Aditi Chattopadhyay, director of the AIMS Center.

Desired Skills:

  • Background in mechanics, composite materials and related areas
  • Good programming skills (FORTRAN, C, Matlab, Python, etc.)
  • Finite element analysis
  • Experience with ASTM standard tests on Composites or Metals

Academic Qualifications: Candidates are expected to have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Aerospace, Mechanical or Materials Engineering (or a related field).

How to Apply: Send necessary documents (curriculum vitae, transcripts, GRE scores, and E-mail contact information for at least three references) to Dr. Bonsung Koo, Bonsung.Koo@asu.edu. Materials should be submitted electronically as a PDF file specifying “ASUAIMS-grad” in the subject line.

For more information, contact the following individuals:

Post-Doctoral Research Position at AIMS Center

The Adaptive, Intelligent, Materials & Systems (AIMS) Center at Arizona State University invites applications for a postdoctoral research position. A Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, or a related area is required. Individuals with strong academic background and evidence of scholarly research are encouraged to apply. The position requires experience in computational mechanics with particular focus on advanced composites and nanocomposites.  Laboratory experience is preferred.  The successful candidate will work in a multidisciplinary research environment; therefore willingness to work in transdisciplinary setting is highly desired. Appointments are for one year, renewable annually based on performance and available funding. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

*Applicants must apply online and submit their vitae, including a list of publications, a summary of research accomplishments and interests, and the names and addresses of at least three potential references. This appointment is subject to the University’s background check policy.*

For more information, contact the following individuals:

Undergraduate Student Position at AIMS Center

Undergraduate Student Position at AIMS Center ($10-15/hr)

The Adaptive Intelligent Materials and Systems (AIMS) Center at Arizona State University is seeking motivated undergraduate MAE/MSE students. Students can expect to work closely with PhD students on NASA, Army, Navy, Air Force, or Department of Energy sponsored projects under the supervision of Professor Aditi Chattopadhyay, director of the AIMS Center. Work can include sample prep, mechanical testing and material characterization, nondestructive evaluation, simple material modeling, etc. The skills you acquire and the contacts you make in this position will set you apart from other engineering students and set you up for future success!

Academic qualifications: Candidates should be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Materials Engineering (or a related field). Good understanding of mechanics of materials/structural mechanics is expected and applicants should be in at least the Junior year of their program.

How to Apply: Send curriculum vitae/resume, transcripts, and a brief personal statement to Dr. Bonsung Koo, Bonsung.Koo@asu.edu. Materials should be submitted electronically as a PDF file specifying “ASUAIMS-undergrad” in the subject line.

For more information, contact the following individuals: