NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Engineer

Location
Singapore
Posted
02 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
01 Feb 2021
Ref
3408744
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Hours
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)

Qualifications

  • 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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