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Job ID: 183577

Postdoc Opportunity
The University of Texas at Austin

Date Posted Apr. 11, 2022
Title Postdoc Opportunity
University The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline May 1, 2022
Position Start Date Jun. 1, 2022
  • Post-Doc
  • Polymer Science
    Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering Physics
    Energy Technology

There are multiple postdoc positions in Prof. Bahadur’s group in the Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. These positions are available immediately. Postdocs will lead and pursue applied as well as fundamental research in thermal-fluids system with applications in thermal management, carbon capture and sequestration, and renewables. Requirements include:

  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering or closely related discipline with a focus on heat/mass transfer, fluid mechanics, interfacial sciences.
  • Experience with experiments as well as modeling (traditional CFD modeling).
  • Experience with finite element analysis and/or software packages like Comsol or ANSYS.
  • Familiarity with micro/nanofabrication techniques is a plus.
  • Familiarity with machine learning algorithms and their use is a plus.

Details of some ongoing and past projects are available at

If interested, please send your CV, top three publications and a brief note summarizing your suitability to this opportunity to Prof. Vaibhav Bahadur ( 

  • The University of Texas at Austin is an equal employment opportunity employer. The University does not discriminate or tolerate harassment on any basis prohibited by applicable federal and/or state law including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, or Vietnam era or special disabled veteran status in recruitment, employment, promotion, compensation, benefits, or training. It has been a long held policy for the University to maintain a work environment free from discrimination and harassment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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Contact Information

  • Vaibhav Bahadur
    Mechanical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Austin
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Austin, TX 78712


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