Job ID: 129532

Postdoctoral Researcher in Composites for Solar Energy

The University of Tulsa

  • Sep. 20, 2019
 
  • Postdoctoral Researcher in Composites for Solar Energy
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • The University of Tulsa
    Tulsa, OK
 
  • Open Until Filled
  • Available Immediately
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  • Post-Doc
  • Material/Metallurgy
    Engineering Mechanics
    Energy Technology
    Mechanical Engineering
 
 

The University of Tulsa Department of Mechanical Engineering is searching for a postdoctoral researcher to support our recently awarded a U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technology project to develop novel a CSP Collector system https://www.energy.gov/eere/solar/seto-fy2018-concentrating-solar-thermal-p… TU and collaborators will develop a new carbon-based receiver system with a bio-inspired microvascular architecture. This project will integrate materials synthesis and manufacturing with fracture mechanics, macro- and micro-scale materials characterization, and thermal and optical property characterization. The results will be used to develop a broad understanding of the manufacturing and performance of carbon-based central receiver systems.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Conducting experimental and computational research as it relates to developing novel carbon-based central receiver systems.
  • Overseeing graduate student research as it relates to project goals and meeting project milestones and go/no-go points.
  • Working with a diverse team of co-PIs, technicians, and graduate students.
  • Writing quarterly reports and creating quarterly technical presentations.
  • Presenting at conferences and leading publication efforts

Minimum Qualifications:
Doctoral degree in engineering field, appropriate experience, and expertise. Strong project management skills and a superior publication record.

Application:
Please send your CV and cover letter to mwkeller@utulsa.edu. This is a 1-year position with the possibility of renewal.


  • The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/ Veteran.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Michael Keller
    Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Tulsa
    800 S. Tucker Dr.
    Tulsa, OK 74104
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  • mwkeller@utulsa.edu

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