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There is an immediate opening for a Postdoc position on 3-D printed electronics. Here is the advertisement. Interested candidates should immediately apply to Prof. Siddhartha Das (

Candidates interested to work on other other areas should apply for any one of the following fellowships. Prior discussions with Prof. Das is necessary (send an email to; 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)



There is an immediate opening for a PhD student in Molecular Dynamics (MD) Simulations of flows at complex surfaces. Here is the advertisement.

The eligible candidated should apply for a PhD position in Spring 2019 in the Department of  Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland. Interested students should email Prof. Das (Email: immediately with their detailed CV and a Cover Letter where they clearly describe their prior MD simulation experience.



Currently, there are several openings for MS positions in SMIEL. Here is the advertisement.

The qualified and interested candidates may discuss the exact nature of the project and other prospects (e.g., funding, possible conversion to Ph.D.) directly with Prof. Siddhartha Das ( Dr. Das will only respond to the emails of those candidates who will be considered to be sufficiently qualified to fill these vacant positions.



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 (