The Advanced Manufacturing and Energy Lab at the University of Notre Dame (A top 15 University in U.S.) directed by Prof. Yanliang Zhang has openings for Postdoc Research Associate to work on additive manufacturing of functional/flexible devices for energy conversion/storage, flexible electronics/sensors, and soft robotics. The successful candidate will not only benefit from being a key part of an interdisciplinary team working on cutting edge research using world-class research facilities, but also be offered with state-of-the-art academic training as well as career development support. The postdoc associate will have opportunities to attend conferences/workshops, pursue research grants/awards, and collaborate with leading researchers from National Labs and other top universities. Interested applicants should send the application package including cover letter, CV, and the names of at least three professional references. All applications should be submitted electronically, as a single PDF document, to Prof. Yanliang Zhang by email: email@example.com.
A PhD degree in engineering or science disciplines (mechanical engineering, materials science, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, etc.)
Experience on printing functional devices (e.g. energy conversion/storage, sensor, flexible electronics) is preferred.
Experience on printed device design, fabrication, integration and testing is preferred.
A proven record of research excellence.
The Advanced Manufacturing and Energy Lab (AMEL) focuses on cutting-edge research on additive- and nano- manufacturing, advanced energy conversion and sensor technologies, and autonomous systems. Prof. Zhang is a recipient of the prestigious career award from U.S. National Science Foundation. Dr. Zhang’s research work has been published on numerous scientific journals of high impact including Nature Materials, Science Advances, Advanced Materials, Nano Letters, ACS Energy Letters, Energy Conversion and Management, Applied Physics Letters, etc. More information about his research can be found from our lab website: https://ame.nd.edu/zhanglab.
Being a top-ranked research university in US, Notre Dame offers high-quality education, and outstanding research environment. Notre Dame is located in the heart of the Midwest adjacent to several major cities (Chicago, Indianapolis, etc.), is surrounded by over a dozen of other major research universities, national labs and high-tech companies.
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