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Job Record #17051
TitlePh.D. position in CFD at Villanova University, USA
CategoryPhD Studentship
EmployerVillanova University
LocationUnited States, Pennsylvania, Villanova
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateFriday, December 31, 2021
A Ph.D. position is available at Villanova University, Department of 
Mechanical Engineering, to conduct numerical simulations of biological and 
physiological flows. The position provides financial support through a 
stipend of approximately $30,000 per year and a tuition waiver. We are 
looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated PhD candidate with a M.S. 
in Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, or a closely 
related field. A solid background in numerical methods for PDEs, strong 
hands-on experience with programming in Fortran or C++, and effective 
communication skills (written/spoken English) are required. Previous in-
house code development experience is strongly preferred. The candidate is 
expected to start in Spring 2022. 

Qualifications and Skills:
•Strong knowledge of fluid mechanics and computational methods
•Strong programming skills using Fortran is preferred
•A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, 
Marine Engineering, Ocean Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, 
Applied Mathematics, or related disciplines. 
•A thesis-based Master’s degree is preferred. 
•GRE Quantitative section >=165 and Analytical writing >=4.0
•TOEFL>=95 or IELTS>=7 for foreign students (for international applicants 

How to Apply:
To apply, please send the following application materials to Dr. Chengyu Li 
( The review will start immediately until the 
position is filled. 

•Curriculum vitae 
•Transcripts from all previous institutions (official or unofficial)
•TOEFL or IELTS  score (for international applicants only)
•An animation or still figures to demonstrate your previous simulation 
results are strongly preferred. Also, please include a brief description of 
your contributions to this work. 

Contact Information:
Please mention the CFD Jobs Database, record #17051 when responding to this ad.
NameChengyu Li
Email ApplicationYes
Record Data:
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