Job ID: 172379

Postdoctoral Scholar

Case Western Reserve University

  • Nov. 15, 2021
  • Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Case Western Reserve University
    Cleveland, OH
  • Open Until Filled
  • Available Immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Mechanical Engineering

Date: June 2021
Title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Department: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School: Case School of Engineering
Location: 10900 Euclid Ave Cleveland OH 44106
Supervisor Name and Title: Chirag Kharangate, Assistant Professor

Postdoctoral position in the Two-Phase Flow and Thermal Management Lab at Case Western Reserve University to do research in two-phase flows with focus on computational fluid dynamic simulations of boiling for microgravity related application.

1. Perform CFD simulations for flow boiling and validate with experiments performed in the lab (50%)
2. Perform experiments in two-phase flows for boiling and condensation (20%)
3. Publish peer-reviewed journal papers and attend international conferences to disseminate and share research (20%)
4. Coordinate with sponsors for meeting research project deliverables (10%)
5. Advise graduate and undergraduate students at the Two-Phase Flow and Thermal Management Lab in conducting their research projects relating to boiling and condensation experiments and modeling (10%)

Attend department and school education and outreach activities

Department: continuous (66+%)
University: infrequent (up to 5%)
External: moderate (16-30%)
Students: moderate (16-30%)

Experience: 0+
Education/Licensing: PhD in Engineering

1. CFD simulations of two-phase flows
2. ANSYS Fluent/COMSOL multiphasic Solver
3. C, Matlab
4. Experimental design and thermal-fluidic testing experience in lab setting

No special working conditions.

  • Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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Contact Information

  • Angelika Szakacs
    Mechacnical and Aerospace Engineering
    Case Western Reserve University
    10900 Euclid Ave
    Cleveland, OH 44106
  • 216-368-6450

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