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Job Record #16853
TitlePostdoc in CFD/WRF
CategoryPostDoc Position
EmployerUniversity of Houston
LocationUnited States, Texas, Houston
InternationalNo, only national applications will be considered
Closure DateSaturday, May 15, 2021
The environmental fluid mechanics group at the University of Houston has an open 
Post-doc position in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to start in June 2021.

Only reviewing applicants already in the US.

The post-doc will be responsible to conduct multiple state-of-the-art numerical 
weather prediction and large eddy simulations of turbulent environmental flows 
with urban and coastal applications. The post-doc is expected to perform 
postprocessing of big environmental data to gain insights into different fluid 
dynamics phenomena with a particular focus on extreme weather events (e.g., 

Required qualifications:
- A Ph.D. degree in engineering, meteorology, physics, or other closely related 
- Strong hands-on experience with at least one programming language such as 
Fortran, C/C++, Python, or MATLAB
- In-depth knowledge of fluid dynamics, turbulence, and boundary layers
- Publications in internationally recognized journals
- Strong motivation to perform cutting-edge research and to publish high-impact 

Preferred qualifications:
- Strong experience in developing numerical models and computational algorithms
- Strong experience with parallel computing (e.g., MPI) 
- Proficiency in Linux computing environment
- Experience with OpenFoam or WRF

Candidates with prior experience in working with Weather Research Forecasting 
Model (WRF) code, OpenFoam, and high-performance computing are highly encouraged 
to apply.

The position is available for June 2021. Interested candidates should 
send their up-to-date CV and a short cover letter (maximum 1-page) to Dr. Mostafa 
Momen Please note that the title of your email should start 
with "Postdoc-EFM-CFD". In the cover letter, please include any relevant published 
papers, your research interests, as well as your future career goals. The review 
of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The civil engineering program at the University of Houston is ranked #62 in the 
USA according to the 2019 U.S. News and World Report rankings. The University of 
Houston is located in a park-like campus a few minutes from downtown Houston. 
Houston is the fourth-largest city in the U.S. and is the “energy capital of the 
world”. The greater Houston area offers state-of-the-art recreational facilities, 
world-class arts and cultural activities, and affordable housing.

Contact Information:
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NameMostafa Momen
Email ApplicationYes
AddressDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, Texas
Record Data:
Last Modified18:32:54, Sunday, March 28, 2021

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