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Postdocs

There is an opening for 1 Postdoc in the broad area of 3-D printing. The candidate should have a PhD degree in any of the following disciplines (Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Physics, Chemistry). More importantly, the Postdoc should be motivated and accept a leadership role. The position starts on January 1, 2017. Interested candidates should immediately email their CVs to Prof. Das (sidd@umd.edu).

Other interested candidates should apply for any one of the following fellowships. Prior discussions with Prof. Das is necessary (send an email to sidd@umd.edu); also based on the situation Prof. Das may help the candidate to prepare the application package. Citizenship requirement may vary depending on the fellowship:

  1. NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship (for Canadian citizens and Canadian Permanent Residents) 
  2. Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship (for Canadian citizens and Canadian Permanent Residents) (Prof. Das has been a recipient of this fellowship; so he can help the interested and eligible candidates to prepare their package)
  3. Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (for Indian citizens)
  4. Raman Fellowship for Post Doctoral Research (for Indian citizens)

 

PhD

There are openings for 2 Postdocs in the broad area of 3-D printing. The candidates should have an MS (or BS) degree in any of the following disciplines (Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Physics, Chemistry). More importantly, the candidates should be motivated and be ready to work in multiple and often non-overlapping  projects. The positions start on January 1, 2017. Interested students should immediately email their CVs to Prof. Das (sidd@umd.edu).

 

MS

Currently, there is no opening for funded MS positions. However, candidates interested for doing a self-funded MS or MS with funding from some fellowships are encouraged to write an email to Prof. Das (sidd@umd.edu).

 

BS

A big part of SMIEL is training and involving undergraduate students in cutting-edge research with a focus on publishing high-quality journal papers. Already two papers authored by undergraduates have been published from SMIEL, with one of them being selected as the Cover Article of the journal Colloids and Surfaces B. Undergraduate students, who are interested to join SMIEL and do research during the summer or during the normal semesters, are encouraged to apply. Emails should be sent directly to Prof. Das (sidd@umd.edu).