Faculty Openings in University of Utah ME Dept.

University of Utah ME Dept. logo.The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah is searching for up to 5 positions this year. Two in Aerospace Engineering, two in Robotics, and one in Systems Engineering.

More information can be found in their flyer and at their web site, https://www.mech.utah.edu/department/open-positions/.

Faculty Positions at Colorado School of Mines

Colorado School of Mines logo.Colorado School of Mines will be hiring 12 new faculty members for the coming year, in 3 cluster areas: Advanced Manufacturing & Materials, Quantum Information & Electronic Materials and Devices, and Computational Science and Data Analytics. These cluster hires are an integral part of Mines’ strategic effort to grow in areas where we already have significant strengths or where our strengths are emerging. Candidates from many backgrounds will be considered in these areas, and ultimately hired into the best-fit department for them. Mines is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. There is a wide range of potential fit for Applied Mathematicians, Statisticians, Computational Scientists and Data Scientists!

The School’s proximity to Denver and Boulder provides opportunities for significant collaboration with government labs and industry as well as other universities. And Mines is a wonderful place to live and work if you love both the urban (Denver!) and our unparalleled outdoor recreation.

All positions can be found on the Mines’ HR website: https://jobs.mines.edu/.

Graduate Student Worker in CAM

Looking for students able to work over the summer and during the Fall/ Spring semesters

  • The Role:
    • The role is to assist in running service machines at the Center for Advanced Manufacturing, to design and manufacture parts for both educational and commercial clients.
    • The current list of machines includes: EOS m290 DMLS metal 3D printer, Haas DT-1 CNC machining center, Babyplast 610p Injection Molding machines.
  • Responsibilities:
    • Take a CAD design all the way from prototyping to production
    • Determine ideal working material for designs
    • Tend the machine making minor adjustments when necessary
    • Recognize product flaws & implements corrective action
  • Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or similar
    • Proficiency in using solid modeling CAD design software (Solidworks, Siemens NX)
    • Previous internship and/or project experience is a plus.
    • Organized and detail-oriented
    • Desire to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Contact: Interested students can apply by emailing Alec Kanyuck, CAM Service Manager, kanyuck@usc.edu

Doolittle Scholarship

Communities Foundation of Texas logo.The 2020 General James H. Doolittle Scholarship for aerospace science & engineering students will be one or more scholarships of up to $5000. To apply, students should be college juniors, seniors or graduate students pursuing a degree in aerospace science, aeronautical engineering or a related field at any accredited college or university in the United States or its possessions. Applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA and have completed at least 52 hours of college course work by the end of the academic semester in which they apply. Applicants must also be citizens of the United States. Application period ends May 1, 2021.

Additional details can be found at this page.

Honda Performance Development Internship

Honda Racing logo.

Honda Performance Development (Honda Racing), located in Santa Clarita, CA, have two paid internship opportunities for final year masters students or recent graduates with simulation experience. They may also consider a skilled undergraduate. Applicants must be a US citizen or green card holder.

Car Number 30.

One position is open in the field of race car aerodynamics and thermodynamics simulations. Typical CFD applications include aerodynamics development of racing cars, heat transfer and CHT simulations for brake cooling, flow through heat exchangers and engine compartment flows.

Acura NSX GT3Evo.

The second position is available in the field of race car aerodynamics testing in wind tunnel and on track. Typical testing application fields include wind tunnel testing in a full-scale facility, on-road testing and related statistical data analysis, on-car instrumentation and related data acquisition.

For further information, contact
HPD Contact: Dr. Ante Soda, Tel: (661) 414-4389 E-mail: asoda@hra.com
ANSYS Contact: Kyle Kaplan, Kyle.Kaplan@ansys.com

DOD–SMART Scholarship

As a means of increasing the number of U.S. citizens and nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance, the Department of Defense offers the Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program. SMART is a competitive offering open to undergraduate or graduate students in (most) STEM programs who are citizens of the US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, or the UK. Scholarships include full tuition and fees, a monthly stipend, books & supplies allowance, and a health insurance allowance. Applicants select a DoD facility or agency where they would prefer to work. Recipients are obligated to participate in summer internship programs and accept DoD employment after graduation.

The application period for scholarships beginning in 2021 opens August 1, 2020, and runs through December 1, 2020.