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Job Record #16853
TitlePostdoc in CFD/WRF
CategoryPostDoc Position
EmployerUniversity of Houston
LocationUnited States, Texas, Houston
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateMonday, February 01, 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 February 2021.

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 WRF

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

The position is available for January/February 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 civil 
engineering program also is ranked 101-150 in the world according to the 2018 
Shanghai Ranking. 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 Modified18:54:07, Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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