Research Engineer

Thursday, 6 May 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 26 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

The successful applicant is required to perform hands-on experiment for the few of the following tasks:

  • Fabrication of MEMS/NEMS switches and self-powered sensors such as accelerometers, vibration, shocks, acoustic, air flow, temperature, etc
  • Fabrication of PZT and/or AlN based piezoelectric MEMS and sensors
  • Fabrication of MEMS/NEMS based energy harvesters
  • Fabrication of wafer level packaging technology such as wafer bonding, chip bonding, thin film encapsulation
  • Fabrication of TSV
  • Design and perform simulation of MEMS and NEMS devices and structures using COMSOL, ANSYS and other well-known software
  • Integration of the above-mentioned sensors and devices into a self-powered sensor nodes
  • Testing of the above sensors for event-based IoT and environment monitoring related applications
  • Write 2 or more journal papers based on derived data from the above devices in a year for RF and write one or more journal papers for RA
  • Write monthly progressreport
  • This work is joint-research with Cornell University. Working in an international multi-tasking team is expected.
  • Write new research grant proposals according guidance from Principal Investigator (PI)


  • Possess a PhD / MSc / MEng / Bachelor in Engineering with years of experience from recognised institutions.
  • Have learned MEMS or Sensors related courses for one semester at post-graduate level and obtained excellent scoring (for Research Fellow - RF position).
  • Position will commensurate with experience. For RF position, incumbent is expected to have at least 3 years of relevant experience in making and testing MEMS/NEMS
  • Strong background in hands-on microfabrication techniques and with journal publications (e.g. Nature Comm, JMEMS and Nano Lett, etc) showing such evidences
  • Possess relevant experience in performing intensive research. Applicants must have 3 year or more in relevant research or industry experience in making and testing MEMS/NEMS
  • Strong knowledge in L-Edit; COMSOL; ANSYS
  • Excellent written and spoken communications.
  • Applicant applying for RF position must have more than four 1st Authored international peer-reviewed journal papers
  • Open to fixed-term contract

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Engineering
Department : Electrical And Computer Engineering

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