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Ph.D. Student Position - Micro-Turbomachinery
Technion- Israel Institute of Technology

Date Posted Jun. 2, 2020
Title Ph.D. Student Position - Micro-Turbomachinery
University Technion- Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa, Israel
Department Aerospace Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Jun. 2, 2020
  • Graduate Student
  • Engineering Mechanics
    Engineering - Other
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The Turbomachinery and Heat Transfer Laboratory, located at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology currently has an opening for Ph.D. student with prior degrees in Mechanical, Aeronautical, Aerospace Engineering, or related field. The selected individual will conduct his research in one or more of our ongoing efforts in the turbomachinery field:

  • Adaptive Cycle Micro-Turbofan Engine Development,
  • Inverted Brayton Bottoming Cycle for Hot Gas Energy Recovery,
  • Additively Manufactured Micro Gas Turbines,
  • Economic Dispatch of a Micro-Gas Turbine CHP Generator,
  • Cold Flow Mixing Process in Micro-Combustors.

Requested Profile:

  • A pre-existing solid background, or a strong desire to acquire knowledge, in the following subjects is essential: Cycle Analysis, Aero-Thermal Design of Gas Turbines, Turbomachinery Aerodynamics.
  • Expertise in finite element / volume solvers (such as COMSOL, ANSYS, Fluent, CFX), and proficiency in MATLAB is a strong benefit.
  • High level of English language proficiency is desirable.
  • Candidates are expected to be self-motivated, hardworking and team players.

The laboratory is located on campus, and close to the Haifa city center. We maintain a very friendly environment, which will provide easy adaptation for the selected applicant.
Applications should be sent to Assoc. Prof. Beni Cukurel ( with Subject Line "Ph.D. Student Application + Your Full Name"

Required Documents: In order to apply, please submit a short cover letter; Curriculum Vitae; and, academic degree certificate(s) and transcript(s).

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Contact Information

  • Assoc. Prof. Beni Cukurel
    Aerospace Engineering
    Technion- Israel Institute of Technology
    Technion City
    Haifa 3200003
  • +972-77-8871962
  • +972-4-8292435


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