Job ID: 152600

Postdoc and Ph.D. positions at the University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut

  • Jan. 10, 2021
 
  • Postdoc and Ph.D. positions at the University of Connecticut
  • Materials Science and Engineering and the Institute of Materials Science
  • https://mse.engr.uconn.edu/
  • University of Connecticut
    Storrs, CT
 
  • Mar. 1, 2021
  • Aug. 1, 2021
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  • Graduate Student
    Post-Doc
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering Mechanics
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Engineering - Other
 
 

The Wang Research lab (https://www.wangresearchlab.com) in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) and the Institute of Materials Science (IMS) at the University of Connecticut (UConn) has one postdoc position and two Ph.D. positions with details described below.

Postdoc position
Research: Candidates with experiences in flexible electronic sensors, microfabrication and mechanics modeling (e.g. finite element modeling) are preferred.

Start date: Available immediately, open until filled.

If you are interested, please send your CV and transcripts to Dr. Xueju "Sophie" Wang at xueju.wang@uconn.edu.

Ph.D. positions
Research: Research topics include (1) Mechanics of advanced materials (students with modeling experiences are preferred), (2) Design and fabrication of flexible electronics and architectures, and (3) Soft materials and systems. Our research is highly multidisciplinary and lies at the intersection of mechanics, materials, electronics and chemistry. Students who are interested in any of those related areas are welcome to apply.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Engineering Mechanics, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or a closely related area
  • A M.S. degree with project experience and publications is preferred but not required

Start date: Available for Fall 2021.

If you are interested, please send your CV and transcripts to Dr. Xueju "Sophie" Wang at xueju.wang@uconn.edu.

About Dr. Wang:
Dr. Xueju (Sophie) Wang is currently an Assistant Professor in MSE and IMS at UConn. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology and did her postdoc with Prof. John A. Rogers at Northwestern University. Her current research group focuses on the design and development of flexible electronic sensors and mechanics of advanced materials and functional structures, for applications from energy storage to biomedical devices. Her recent works have been published in journals including Nature Communications, PNAS, and Advanced Materials.

About UConn:
The University of Connecticut (UConn) is a public research university in Storrs, Connecticut, about a half hour’s drive from Hartford, 90 minutes from Boston, and two hours from the New York City. It is a flagship university that is ranked as the best public national university in New England and is tied for 23rd in "top public schools" and tied for 63rd best national university in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report rankings. The university is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity".


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Xueju (Sophie) Wang
    Materials Science and Engineering and the Institute of Materials Science
    University of Connecticut
    Storrs, CT 06269
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  • xueju.wang@uconn.edu


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