Dr. Nancy Diaz-Elsayed has one opening for a Ph.D. student in the Spring 2021 or Fall 2021 to join the Smart and Sustainable Systems Laboratory (S3 Lab). The research will investigate the sustainable design and operation of manufacturing facilities and how smart manufacturing technologies can be leveraged for reduced environmental impact. Candidates who have experience with:
Life Cycle Assessment and/or Life Cycle Costing Analyses
The operation of production equipment
The development of smart applications or connected devices, and/or
Machine learning, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), or other related modeling techniques are strongly encouraged to apply.
Preferred candidates will have a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering, or a related field. To apply, please email 1) a cover letter highlighting your interests, relevant experience, and availability for the Spring or Fall 2021 term, and 2) a resume including relevant coursework and skills (e.g., familiarity with modeling techniques, programming languages, and/or production equipment) to Dr. Nancy Diaz-Elsayed (firstname.lastname@example.org). All applicants must satisfy USF graduate program admission requirements: https://www.usf.edu/admissions/index.aspx. For applicants interested in the Spring 2021 term, a graduate application will need to be submitted by the October 15th, 2020 deadline on the USF Graduate Admissions website as well: https://secure.vzcollegeapp.com/usf/default.aspx?cid=87<id=1
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