Post-Doctoral Position in Anti-Icing Surfaces
- The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia seeks applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the area of superhydrophobic coatings and anti-icing properties for wind energy applications. The project will involve making superhydrophobic coatings, measurement of superhydrophobic properties, anti-icing measurements, long-term stability and scaling of the process.
- A PhD in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or related field is required by the start date. The successful candidate must have experimental research experience in coatings for suprhydrophobic and anti-icing applications. The project could provide opportunity for industry or other research institution collaboration.
- This is a one-year appointment; however, appointment may be renewed for an additional two, one-year increments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.
- To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and complete a Candidate Profile online and attach the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three (3) references. Review of applications will begin September, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.
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July 23, 2018 - Matt Julian is awarded with the 2018 Rising Star Roger Kelley Award for best poster and oral presentation for his work presentation and poster “High Efficiency, Broadband Diffractive Lenses by Laser Direct Writing.” This award was presented at the 6th International School of Lasers in Materials Science (SLIMS) in Venice, Italy.
May 9, 2018 - Harold Haldren presents his research on nondestructive evaluation of adhesive bond strength to US Congressmen and NASA officials at NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) Technology Day on the Hill 2018. This event showcases cutting-edge aerospace technologies developed through academic and industry collaborations with NASA.
January 19, 2018 - Matt Julian is awarded with the 2017 National Institute of Aerospace Best Student Paper Award for his work “Fabrication of photon sieves by laser ablation and optical properties” published in Optics Express. This award seeks to recognize outstanding research publications with high impact and/or industrial applications led by NIA students.
December 15, 2017 - Dr. Mool Gupta and a team of five students: George Wilkes, Matt Julian, Elisa Pantoja, Arpan Sinha, and Wade Hisiro are among finalists for the 2018 NASA BIG idea challenge. Their proposed concept, Photovoltaic Balloon for Autonomous Energy Generation on Mars, utilizes a solar-power-generating balloon to abate dust and generate power reliably for future Mars missions to come. Read more here.
May 3, 2017 - Zeming Sun is awarded the Louis T. Rader Graduate Research Award. The award is bestowed to students who have exhibited exceptional academic ability, have extraordinary ability to get along with people, and have demonstrated the ability to work hard. In a department of over 100 graduate students, he is one of three to receive this award.