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Job Record #16642
TitlePh.D. Position
CategoryPostDoc Position
EmployerUniversity of Texas, San Antonio, NASA Center
LocationUnited States, Texas, San Antonio
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateThursday, October 01, 2020

Laboratory of Turbulence, Sensing and Intelligence System of Mechanical Engineering is a part of NASA MIRO 
Center for Advanced Measurements in Extreme Environments (CAMEE) in the University of Texas at San 
Antonio. The Center focuses on increasing the research/education capacity at UTSA in areas related to NASA 
research priorities. The Center is a collaborative initiative between College of Sciences and College of 
Engineering at UTSA, with collaboration from University of California, Los Angeles, University of Colorado, 
Boulder, and NASA Laboratories (JPL, GSFC, and Langley) with interdisciplinary expertise in areas of remote 
sensing, hypersonic measurements, atmospheric and oceanic measurements and modelling, sea-ice and 

Immediate MS/Ph.D. positions in Mechanical Engineering are available for highly motivated students in the  areas of Turbulence simulations. The project deals with LES simulations of buoyant plumes released in the  atmosphere. The candidate should have excellent knowledge of programming in F90, C, C++, python.  The  project involves using Weather Research Forecast model coupled with LES to understand fundamental 
turbulence processes for buoyant plumes. The applications include fire plume, volcano plumes, chemical 
plumes. An ideal candidate should have excellent skills in programming, good math background, analysis 
skills, have good writing skills.  

Undergraduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Applied Math, Aerospace Engineering or related 
areas is preferred. 

Fully funded Ph.D. and MS Graduate student positions are available. The students need to send full 
application package to the graduate school of University of Texas, San Antonio for application process.

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and 1-2 pages statement of purpose to Prof. Bhaganagar at 
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NameKiran Bhaganagar
Email ApplicationYes
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