Visiting professor in Structural Mechanics with experience in numerical methods for multi-field problems

1 Visiting Professor position
(Deadline April 13th, 2017 12:00 )

Solid mechanics, Computational methods, Soft media and multifield problems



Modelling and computational research in the framework of the activities of the ERC Starting Grant CA2PVM- Multi-field and multi-scale Computational Approach to design and durability of Photovoltaic Modules, with special regard to modelling coupled electro-elastic interactions in continua and interfaces, as well as fiber-reinforced/fibrillary interfaces. Contributions to research and PhD education programs at IMT School


Researcher in solid mechanics with experience in continuum mechanics theory and constitutive implementation of electro-elastic active media in finite elasticity; statistical analysis and stochastic modeling of distributed fiber-reinforced media

Formal requirements

PhD in structural engineering, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, or in related areas. Candidates must have an excellent record of high-impact international publications and previous international collaborations. Candidates should demonstrate experience in performing computational research and constitutive modelling of coupled electro-mechanical problems


Specific requirements

Researcher in computational mechanics, with expertise in modelling electro-mechanical coupling at the constitutive level in problems with finite elasticity. Ability in implementing user element subroutines in finite element programmes


FP7 ERC Starting grant, CA2PVM - Multi-field and multi-scale Computational Approach to design and durability of PhotoVoltaic Modules

Gross amount

About 5.600 euro gross amount


2 months

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