Research Associate

25 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
25 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering invites applications for the position of Research Associate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with industrial partners to apply existing composite fabrication methodologies and develop new processes for manufacturing complex composite demonstrators using automation techniques suitable for mass production
  • Work on prototype development with simulation, design, testing and fabrication phases

Job Requirements:

  • Master's in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering or relevant discipline from a recognized university
  • Proficient in CAD designing/drawings and modelling software: SolidWorks, Inventor, or CATIA and AutoCAD for designing complex moulds and fixtures
  • Proficient in Composite FE simulations using ANSYS/ABAQUS, PAM-RTM and design analysis using classical laminate theory-based software’s like LAP/e-LamX
  • Have knowledge and relevant experience in advanced composite manufacturing processes like Resin Transfer Molding, Infusion and others for innovative and complex product development
  • Experience in handling of thermoplastic resin systems
  • Experience in different composite mechanical testing methods at laminate and demonstrator level
  • Proficient/Keen to learn automation strategies and robot operation for mass production of composite parts
  • Good proficiency in MatLab/LabVIEW
  • Hands on experience and knowledge on welding of thermoplastic composites
  • Good interpersonal, communication and writing skills

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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