Research Fellow in Polymer Matrix Composites
Singapore University of Technology and Design

Research Fellow in Polymer Matrix Composites

Job no: 494297
Work type: Contract, full-time
Location: Singapore
Categories: PhD, Digital Manufacturing & Design (DManD), Engineering - Others

Polymer Matrix Composites Programme (PMCP) – Work Package (WP)1.3

1. Introduction and objectives

This position is within a research project funded by the Pre-positioning Industry Alignment Fund (AME) from A*STAR. The PMCP project strives to bring together and coordinate continuous carbon fiber reinforced polymer composites (CFRPs) related expertise across Singapore’s research ecosystem to cooperatively engage industry collaborators and partners.  The collective aims of the program are twofold: to build up our R&D capability in CFRPs, particularly thermoplastic CFRPs (CFRTPs); and to nucleate and grow composite manufacturing activities in Singapore and the region, becoming a regional research center supporting the application of composites in the ASEAN market in the future. The stakeholders in this project are SUTD, NUS, NTU, IHPC, IMRE, SimTech, and ARTC. The overall coordinator of the project is NUS.

2. Job description

The candidate will:

  • Work closely with the PI for this WP1.3
  • Work with all stakeholders and align to the project objectives and deliverables
  • Strive to advance the state of the art in Automated Fiber Placement of composites
  • Publish his findings in high impact journals and conferences
  • Contribute to the team’s efforts throughout

3. Candidate profile

The candidate must have:

  • A PhD in Engineering
  • A consolidated knowledge of the design process, and a strong knowledge of composites technology, simulation, manufacturing, testing and analysis
  • A “can do” attitude and be able to deal with multiple institutions and stakeholders
  • Experience in talking to companies
  • The ability to organize and present information clearly, and publish in high impact journals

The candidate should have:

  • Some understanding of IP laws
  • Independent attitude towards research
  • Proficiency in design of experiments

Please submit your application including a CV/resume specifying your education background, work experience and technical skills, as well as expected salary and availability to with Subject “PMCP Research Fellow”. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Applications close: 31 Aug 2020 Singapore Standard Time

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