NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Engineer, Ultra-Precision Machining

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Location
Singapore
Posted
Apr 12, 2021
End of advertisement period
May 12, 2021
Ref
3741644
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS), invites applications for a Research Engineer position in the research group of Assistant Professor Wang Hao.

The group is committed to bridging technological gaps in the advanced manufacturing field of ultra-precision machining by establishing fundamental physical phenomena observed in experimental works and numerical findings.

We are seeking a self-motivated candidate to enhance the quality of research in the fields of ultra-precision micro-/nano-cutting. He/she should possess interest in one or two of the following mentioned research areas: 

  • Micro-cutting of metals and brittle materials;
  • Phenomenological influences on micro-cutting performance; and
  • Post-processing of additively manufactured components.

The Research Engineer will work closely with the Principal Investigator (PI) and supporting staff and student members on various research projects.

The job scope includes:

  • Experimental research on single point diamond turning: 
    1. Machining process modelling, system setup and sample handling for secondary material characteristic analysis; and
    2. Collaboration with a strong research team in a wide range of topics in micro-manufacturing.
  • Applicants will be selected based on their research ability and language expertise. Preference will be given to candidates with a good publication and academic record.

Qualifications

  • A good first degree in Mechanical Engineering or a relevant area;
  • Excellent command of written and verbal English;
  • Experience in materials processing technologies, micro-/nano-fabrication, coating, surface and interface;
  • Experience in sample preparation and handling for post-cutting analysis;
  • Background in molecular dynamics simulation;
  • Good publication record in manufacturing/mechanical engineering journals is a plus;

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Engineering
Department : Mechanical Engineering
Employee Referral Eligible: No

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