Research Associate in Computational Fluid Dynamics to enable sustainable manufacture of nanomaterials (Ref. UOS029107)
Closing Date: 30th July 2021
Duration: until 31 October 2023, to start as soon as possible
If you are interested in applying your CFD expertise for sustainable manufacturing of nanomaterials, we have an exciting PDRA opportunity. As part of an EPSRC Fellowship, we have an exciting opportunity for someone with a passion for process scale-up, looking to use their skills in CFD to make an impact on the sustainability of nanomaterials manufacturing.
We aim to apply bioinspired routes to deliver sustainable ("green"), low cost and scalable manufacturing of high value functional nanomaterials. Using CFD, underpinning mixing mechanisms will be identified and modelled in order to design scale-up pathways. You will have a strong background in and experience with CFD software, including development of new models (for example ANSYS Fluent). A passion to apply these skills to the scale-up of chemical synthesis of nanomaterials is essential, while a background in nanomaterials is not required. You will have a PhD or equivalent research experience in chemical engineering or related disciplines with a focus on CFD.