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Research Fellow (Mechanical Engineering/Material Science & Engineering)
Nanyang Technological University

Date Posted Apr. 12, 2024
Title Research Fellow (Mechanical Engineering/Material Science & Engineering)
University Nanyang Technological University
Singapore, Singapore
Department School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE)
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Mechanical Engineering

The School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE) invites applications for the position of Research Fellow. The Research Fellow will conduct both experimental and numerical research to develop more efficient lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) with enhanced thermoresponse capability

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Development of new LIB fabrication, electrochemical characterization and thermal characterization facilities,

  • Development of new composite phase change materials (PCM) with enhanced thermoregulation capabilities for LIB and associated fabrication facilities,

  • Carry out LIB and composite PCM fabrication and perform electrochemical and thermal characterization of new libs,

  • Develop numerical models and/or analytical formulations to predict electro-thermo process in conventional and new libs,

  • Work closely with other graduate students and researchers on experimental and numerical investigations,

  • Assisting the preparation of the necessary research reports and technical papers, and

  • Work closely with researchers, graduate and undergraduate students performing research such as URECA or final year projects.

  • Assist the Principal Investigator (PI) and his co-investigators in the supervision of graduate and undergraduate students in the research team

  • Perform all related assignments and studies as directed by the PI from time to time


Job Requirements: 

  • PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, or related field,

  • Experience in carrying out lithium-ion battery (LIB) fabrication and LIB electrochemical and thermal characterization,

  • Experience in developing LIB fabrication and electrochemical characterization facilities,

  • Experience in heat transfer experiments and measurements related to composite phase change materials,

  • Relevant knowledge in material development related to LIB components including separators, electrodes and electrolytes,

  • Expertise in numerical simulation and analytical formulations of electro-thermo processes in LIBs,

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English


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