A post-doctorate position is available in the Thermal Energy Materials and Process Lab at UT Dallas. This position will support research and development conducted at UT Dallas and NREL. The candidate will join team members on cutting-edge laboratory and analytical projects to research, develop, and evaluate heat and mass transfer in absorbent materials (e.g., hydrogels), components, and systems, including conventional and non-conventional HVAC, paper drying, adsorption heat pumps, thermal energy storage, and other building energy systems.
Preferred Degree: Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science or relevant other engineering or science field
Ph.D in a related field.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Ph.D. with strong academic and research record in relevant heat transfer, thermodynamics, or mass transfer field with emphasis on both modeling and experimental research.
Demonstrated experience in some or all of the following:
Absorption or adsorption processes
Heat and mass transfer fundamentals
Laboratory experiments and data acquisition systems
Numerical modeling techniques and computer programming
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