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Job Record #17299
TitleNASA-funded position in biofilm simulation
CategoryPhD Studentship
EmployerDept. Mechanical Engineering, University of Vermont
LocationUnited States, Vermont, Burlington
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure Date* None *
Description:
I am searching for a qualified PhD student for a NASA-funded graduate research 
assistantship in computation of bacterial biofilms. The simulations use a hybrid 
approach, with an extended form of the discrete-element method used for simulation 
of the bacterial cell interactions and dynamics and multiphase continuum method 
used to solve for motion of the water and EPS (extracellular polymeric substance) 
via a multigrid finite-difference approach. Successful students will have a 
thesis-based MS degree in a relevant discipline and  background in computational 
fluid dynamics. Both international and domestic students are welcome. The position 
will ideally start in January 2022, but may possibly start later for exceptionally
 qualified candidates. Interested candidates please email Prof. Jeff Marshall at 
jmarsha1@uvm.edu.     
Contact Information:
Please mention the CFD Jobs Database, record #17299 when responding to this ad.
NameJeff Marshall
Emailjmarsha1@uvm.edu
Email ApplicationNo
URLhttps://www.uvm.edu/cems/me/profiles/jeffrey_marshall
Record Data:
Last Modified17:54:27, Friday, August 20, 2021

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