We have a potential position open for a PhD student to work on a research project involving implementation of a multiphysics finite element model. This model will couple Navier-Stokes, electrostatics, and advection physics to simulate the effects of electrical charges in a fluid on flow patterns. The model will be implemented using open source software such as FeniCS or FreeFEM. The research project will also involve validation of simulation results against experimental data. Candidates should possess good knowledge of how to implement governing equations into finite element methods as well as the ability to design well-supported validation studies.
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