Mechanical Engineering

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The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) is one of a handful of Land, Sea and Space Grant Colleges that affords both graduate students and undergraduate students many research opportunities. Our mechanical and ocean engineering students enjoy state-of-the-art lab space, wind tunnels, computer clusters and high tech classrooms. Our award-winning faculty comes from around the world to teach excellence in the classroom and to introduce students to research and technologies of tomorrow. All of our professors are active researchers that are highly successful at integrating research and instruction in the classrooms and labs.

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position.  We are particularly interested in creative scholars who can make fundamental contributions to one or more of the following focus areas:

  • Dynamic Systems & Control: marine or aero/astro robotics, decentralized multi-agent and autonomous vehicles, advanced manufacturing, flow control, optimization, network dynamics.
  • Fluid Mechanics: high-fidelity scientific computing, dynamical-systems/reduced-order modeling, flow diagnostics, turbulence, environmental and complex flows, thermal and energy science.
  • Ocean Engineering:  marine robotics, ocean simulations, marine structures, coastal processes, ocean sensing, marine geotechnics, ocean renewable energy, acoustics.
  • Mechanics, Materials & Manufacturing: biomaterials, biomechanics, additive manufacturing, precision machining, smart factories, soft matter, architectured materials, computational mechanics.

The successful candidate will build on current strengths in the department in these areas while having opportunities to engage in interdisciplinary collaborations across campus. Possible affiliations include the UNH Integrated Applied Mathematics Program, the UNH School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering, the UNH Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, the NSF EPSCoR funded NH Center for Multiscale Modeling and Manufacturing of Biomaterials (NH BioMade), and/or the UNH John Olson Advanced Manufacturing Center.

Assistant Professor Search

The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at the University of New Hampshire (UNH), invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the assistant professor level in the area of systems and controls with a starting date of August 2019. The department is particularly interested in candidates with expertise in one or more of the following: biomaterials manufacturing, automation/control, smart factories/Industry 4.0, precision machining, mechanics of manufacturing, materials processing, or rapid prototyping/additive manufacturing. UNH actively creates an educational environment that fosters diversity, inclusion and quality engagement for all.

Assistant Professor Search

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