About the University of Miami Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering: Fully funded Ph.D. opportunities are available at the University of Miami Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, with a focus on metallurgy and additive manufacturing. The University of Miami is one of the top ranked private research university’s in the U.S. The Department houses a state-of-the-art, multi-million dollar Additive Manufacturing facility in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson. For further information, please see the Department website: https://www.umcoe.miami.edu/departments/dept-mac/
About the Projects: Projects are available in the areas of high temperature superalloys implemented in gas-turbine applications, and titanium alloys used in biomedical, aerospace and defense applications. The projects are in collaboration with industry and National Laboratories, with a focus on the relationship between manufacturing, microstructure, deformation mechanisms, and mechanical properties.
About the Supervisor: Prof. James Coakley received his B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from University College Dublin in 2006, and his Ph.D. in metallurgy from Imperial College London in 2010. He completed postdoctoral appointments at Imperial College London and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and was a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge and Northwestern University between 2014-2017, prior to joining the University of Miami in 2018.
About Miami: Miami, the cultural, economic and financial center of South Florida, is the sixth most populated city in the United States. The Miami metropolitan area is home to 6.1 million people. Miami is ranked seventh in the U.S. and 33rd among global cities in terms of business activity, human capital, information exchange, cultural experience and information exchange. It is the only major subtropical city in continental U.S., with an average temperature of 23C.
Interested candidates should contact Prof. James Coakley email@example.com for further information and application.