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Openings for PhD Students - 3D Printing
University of Arkansas

Date Posted Jan. 16, 2020
Title Openings for PhD Students - 3D Printing
University University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline March 1st for Summer 2020 and April 1st for Fall 2020
Position Start Date Summer or Fall 2020
  • Graduate Student
  • Robotics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Electrical and/or Electronics

The AM3 Lab ( in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Arkansas has multiple fully-funded graduate assistantships available in Summer or Fall 2020. The research focus of the AM3 Lab is on additive manufacturing and our mission is to develop the next generation 3D printers. We are particularly interested in prospective students with the following qualifications:

1. A B.S. or M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Robotics, Electrical Engineering, Material Science, or a closely related discipline.
2. Basic knowledge with MEMS.
3. Strong hands-on capability.
4. Familiar with CAD, electronics, and programming.
5. Strong English writing and speaking skills.

Prospective students should send a full CV with specified interest to Professor Wenchao Zhou at

The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, is the flagship campus of the University of Arkansas System and the major research and PhD-granting institution in the state. The Carnegie Foundation ranks the University of Arkansas in its highest "Research University/Very High Activity" classification.

Fayetteville, located in the Ozark Mountains of northwest Arkansas, retains a small college-town atmosphere amidst a growing metropolitan area of more than 440,000 people. The area is home to the headquarters of major companies including Walmart, J.B. Hunt, and Tyson, Inc. Cultural attractions include the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and the Walton Arts Center. Please see for further information. The University, Fayetteville and the Northwest Arkansas region have been recognized as:

No. 7 among Top College Sports Towns- 2010 by Forbes
No. 4 among Best Places for Business and Careers – 2009 by Forbes
No. 9 among Healthiest Housing Markets- 2009 by Builder Magazine
No. 7 among Best Places to Live, Work and Play- 2008 by Kiplinger
No. 23 among Top Colleges for Outdoor Recreation- 2012 by Outdoor Magazine

  • The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Contact Information

  • Wenchao Zhou
    Mechanical Engineering
    University of Arkansas
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
  • (479) 575-7250


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