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Job Record #18694
TitlePhD position in Mechanical Engineering
CategoryJob in Academia
EmployerNorthern Illinois University
LocationUnited States, IL, DeKalb
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateSaturday, June 01, 2024
PhD position in mechanical engineering at Northern Illinois University (NIU). 

NIU is located at Dekalb, IL, which is about 75 mins driving distance to 

Chicago. Dr. Tan's group has access to excellent high performance computational 

facilities both at NIU and Argonne national laboratory through close 


Project: Multiscale modeling and machine learning of clot mechanics</b>


1.        a master's degree in mechanical engineering or a related field is 

preferred. however, students with a bachelor's degree are also encouraged to 


2.        strong background solid/fluid mechanics, and mathematics.

3.        excellent programming skills (e.g., matlab, python, c++).

4.        interest in computational mechanics, computational fluid dynamics, and 

biomedical engineering.

5.        strong written and verbal communication skills.

6.        ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a research 


Financial support:

The selected PhD candidate will receive a competitive stipend ($2,050/month), 

tuition remission as part of their funding package. This position also offers 

opportunities for travel to conferences and research-related events.

Application procedure:

Interested candidates should contact Dr. Tan at with the 

following materials and then submit the application through

1. a cover letter outlining your research interests and qualifications.

2. a detailed curriculum vitae (cv).

3. transcripts of undergraduate and graduate coursework.

4. contact information for three academic or professional references.

5. a sample of your research work or publications (if available).

6. GRE and English standard test such as TOEFL or IELTS if you are international 

Contact Information:
Please mention the CFD Jobs Database, record #18694 when responding to this ad.
NameJifu Tan
Email ApplicationYes
Address590 Garden Road
Record Data:
Last Modified22:31:51, Friday, September 08, 2023

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