Research Fellow, Mechanical Engineering/Industrial and Systems Engineering

02 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

HP-NTU Digital Manufacturing Corporate Lab (HP@NTU) invites applications for the position of Research Fellow.

Key Responsibilities: 

The Research Fellow's scope of work would include 2 main areas of responsibility:

Area 1:

  • Manage day to day laboratory activities and a team of researchers
  • Work on developing a design and manufacturing synthesis framework for 3D metal printers with the concept of Digital Twins
  • Conduct FEA and simulation to understand the design and performance of components, modules, and products
  • Apply AI techniques to develop the production digital twins
  • Investigate on scalability, functionalities, and interfaces for the framework based on the results from FEA and simulation
  • Support the administration of major research/industry projects to meet deliverables and KPI

Area 2:

  • Set-up and monitor the performance of FEA and simulation
  • Develop metrics to assess the quality of the products based on the results of FEA and simulation
  • Apply a system dynamics technique to identify critical factors in production process and supply chains
  • Write and support research proposals
  • Develop journal and conference articles
  • Coordinate and organise activities related to HP-NTU Corp Lab

Job Requirements: 

  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering or related disciplines
  • Knowledge of manufacturing, engineering design, FEA, simulation, Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Experience in product design and manufacturing
  • Knowledge in softwares such as FEM software (Abaqus), CAD software (NX, Solidworks, AutoCAD), System Dynamics (Vensim), Production simulation (Technomatrix), Programming Languages
  • Hands-on research experience with manufacturing process
  • Strong leadership and supervision qualities
  • Good writing, presentation and communication skills
  • Dynamic, self-driven and results oriented
  • Good interpersonal skills

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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