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Ph.D. in atomistic simulation of segregation and plasticity in nanocrystalline alloys

ABG-88410 Sujet de Thèse
09/11/2019 > 25 et < 35 K€ brut annuel
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The University of Vermont
Burlington - Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Ph.D. in atomistic simulation of segregation and plasticity in nanocrystalline alloys
  • Sciences de l’ingénieur
  • Physique
nanotechnology, physics, mechanical engineering, materials science, nanomaterials, physicsnanotechnology

Description du sujet

Applications are invited for a doctoral research position in the Department of Mechanical Engineering to begin immediately. The successful student will work together with Prof. Frederic Sansoz on US Department of Energy-funded projects related to atomistic simulations of grain-boundary segregation and shear localization mechanisms in nanocrystalline silver alloys, with a focus on new machine-learning interatomic potentials, ab-initio calculations (VASP), large-scale Monte-Carlo and Molecular Dynamics (LAMMPS) simulations.

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This position is funded through a grant from the US Department of Energy

Présentation établissement et labo d'accueil

The University of Vermont

About UVM:  Founded in 1791, UVM has been called one of the "public ivies" and is consistently ranked as one of the top public universities in the United States. The University is located in Burlington, Vermont, also rated as one of the best small cities in America. The greater Burlington area has a population of about 200,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Green Mountains of Vermont and the Adirondack Mountains of New York. Burlington and the surrounding area provide an environment rich in cultural and recreational activities for individuals and families. 

Profil du candidat

Typically, students entering the program have received a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, materials science, physics or a related field. French nationals will be expected to have an engineering diploma from a Grande Ecole or public university in one of the above areas. Preference will be given to candidates who have already earned a Masters in the same areas.

GRE test scores must be provided for admission. GRE scores must be within the last 5 years.

TOEFL/IELTS test are required for foreign students. TOEFL and IELTS scores within the last 2 years.

Minimum acceptable scores for a student receiving funding:
Internet based = 100
Computer based = 250
Paper based = 600

If submitting the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) scores, applicants must take the academic test and achieve required scores of 6.5 for admission and 7.0 for funding.

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