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PhD position in the International Research Training Group "Energy Conversion Systems"
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Date Posted Jun. 21, 2022
Title PhD position in the International Research Training Group "Energy Conversion Systems"
University Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany
Department Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Facutly of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Chemistry
Application Deadline Jul. 17, 2022
Position Start Date Jan. 1, 2023
  • Graduate Student
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Energy Technology
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Science
    Engineering - Other

IGK 2495 “Energy Conversion Systems: From Materials to Devices” at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg offers 12 doctoral researcher positions for various projects related to electro-mechanical and electro-optical energy harvesting systems, including material synthesis, characterization, device integration, and material simulation.

We are seeking highly motivated doctoral researchers with an MSc, or equivalent, in materials science, chemistry, mechanical engineering, physics, mathematics, or electrical engineering.

We offer a vibrant research environment, where you will work collaboratively with an international team of scientists and engineers on various aspects of electrooptical-mechanical materials and devices. The international training group will offer a variety of educational and training activities to support doctoral researchers during their projects as well as develop intercultural training. As part of each project, an extended research stay at our partner institute Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan is expected. We strive for an open and inclusive research environment.

Applications should include which project or projects (max. 3) you are interested in applying for, and be electronically sent by 17.07.2022 to


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Contact Information

  • Prof. Kyle Webber
    Faculty of Engineering
    Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
    Erlangen, Bavaria 91058


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