Two fully funded Ph.D. positions are available in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Villanova University, in the Dynamics/Control, or Solid Mechanics/Material Science, or Thermal/Fluids area. The ideal candidate is expected to have a strong academic background in the associated research area. Financial support for tuition and stipend will be provided.
The candidate is expected to start in Spring 2024.
Qualifications and Skills:
- A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline. A thesis-based Master’s degree is preferred.
- Strong academic background in the associated area.
- TOEFL (>90) or IELTS score (>7) for international applicants only)
How to Apply:
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If you have any problem with respect to the position, please contact the Director of the Graduate Program of Mechanical Engineering Department, Dr. Qianhong Wu,
Villanova University is a private research university that was founded in 1842. The university is located 12 miles from Philadelphia, and within a 2-hour drive from New York City. U.S. News & World Report ranks Villanova as tied for the 67th Best National University in the U.S. for 2023.