FOUR Graduate Student Fellowships (Ph.D. level) are available
Student Fellowships (Ph.D. level) are available at the Research Center for Advanced Manufacturing of Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX in the following areas: high power laser materials processing, hybrid laser/arc welding, friction stir welding, numerical simulation of heat transfer and fluid flow in manufacturing processes, sensing and control of manufacturing processes, rapid manufacturing/repair, development of functionally graded materials, micro-machining by short pulsed lasers.
These fellowships are provided by the U.S. Department of Education under the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Program. The selection criteria are:
The GAANN program provides $43,552 per candidate of which $30,000 per year is provisioned for stipend and the rest ($13,552) to be applied, along with a 25% cost share of the federal amount from the university side, to cover tuition, registration fees and the other costs related to the research expenses.
The fellowships are available from August of 2009 and interested candidates should submit their resume to:
Dr. Radovan Kovacevic
Herman Brown Chair Professor
RCAM - SMU
3101 Dyer St.
Dallas, TX 75205
Phone: (214) 768-4865
Post-Doctoral Research Positions Available
The Research Center for Advanced Manufacturing at Southern Methodist University is seeking candidates for a post-doctoral position to conduct research in at least one of the following research areas: synthesis and processing of materials or devices at the nano-, meso- or micro-scale; production of tailored, functionally graded or multifunctional materials; signal processing; image processing; neural networks; fuzzy logic; control of manufacturing processes; nondestructive testing; and CAD/CAM. The positions require an earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field. Applicants should additionally have superior oral and written communication skills and the ability to develop and sustain an externally-funded research program. The applicant must submit a letter of application, a resume, a one-page statement of research interest, reprints of selected publications, and the names and addresses of three references.
Research Assistantship Positions Available
Research Center for Advanced Manufacturing and the SMU Center for Lasers and
Plasmas for Advanced Manufacturing are offering a number of research
assistantships with a paid tuition to the Ph.D candidates.The
details are in the link:
Please send the application material directly to Dr. Radovan Kovacevic, Director, Research Center for Advanced Manufacturing, 1500 International Pkwy., Suite#100, Richardson, TX , 75081 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org