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Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division

Department of Engineering Science

Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering Group

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Post-Doctoral Research Associates

Post-Doctoral Research Associate (Department of Engineering Science)

Field of research: Development of methodology for experimental characterisation and predictive numerical modelling of temperature, humidity and strain-rate dependent behaviour of composite materials for aerospace applications.

Keywords: Impact Engineering, Split-Hopkinson-Bar, pulse shaping, Finite Element Method, mesh free, constitutive modelling, damage, localisation, fracture, enrichment, cohesive zone, contact interface

Start date: as soon as possible

Salary: Grade S7.03

Post-Doctoral Research Associate (Department of Engineering Science)

Field of research: Development of methodology for experimental characterisation and predictive numerical modelling of temperature and strain-rate dependent behaviour of metallic and ceramic materials for aerospace applications.

Keywords: Impact Engineering, Split-Hopkinson-Bar, pulse shaping, Finite Element Method, mesh free, constitutive modelling, damage, localisation, fracture, enrichment, cohesive zone, contact interface

Start date: as soon as possible

Salary: Grade S7.03

DPhil Students

DPhil Studentship CERAMIC2 (Department of Engineering Science)

Field of research: Development of methodology for experimental characterisation and predictive numerical modelling of temperature and strain-rate dependent behaviour of ceramics for armour.

Keywords: Impact Engineering, Split-Hopkinson-Bar, pulse shaping, Finite Element Method, mesh free, constitutive modelling, damage, localisation, fracture, enrichment, cohesive zone, contact interface

Start date: as soon as possible

Stipend: 16k p.a. tax free

Link: http://www.eng.ox.ac.uk/about-us/jobs/np-mast

DPhil Studentship ISO-FREE (Department of Engineering Science)

Field of research: Development of methodology for predictive numerical modelling of mechanical systems subjected to impact by means of isogeometric modelling and mesh free discretisation.

Keywords: Impact Engineering, Split-Hopkinson-Bar, pulse shaping, Finite Element Method, mesh free, constitutive modelling, damage, localisation, fracture, enrichment, cohesive zone, contact interface

Start date: as soon as possible

Stipend: 16k p.a. tax free

DPhil Studentship UW2 (Department of Engineering Science)

Field of research: Development of methodology for experimental characterisation and predictive numerical modelling of temperature and strain-rate dependent behaviour of composite materials for underwater applications.

Keywords: Impact Engineering, Split-Hopkinson-Bar, pulse shaping, Finite Element Method, mesh free, constitutive modelling, damage, localisation, fracture, enrichment, cohesive zone, contact interface

Start date: as soon as possible

Stipend: 16k p.a. tax free

DPhil Studentship UW3 (Department of Engineering Science)

Field of research: Development of methodology for predictive multi-scale numerical modelling of temperature and strain-rate dependent behaviour of composite materials for underwater applications.

Keywords: Impact Engineering, Split-Hopkinson-Bar, pulse shaping, Finite Element Method, mesh free, constitutive modelling, damage, localisation, fracture, enrichment, cohesive zone, contact interface

Start date: as soon as possible

Stipend: 16k p.a. tax free

Visiting Students

Postgraduate and undergraqduate students registered as full time students please write to Prof Nik Petrinic to enquire about the possibilities for spending a minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 12 months working within the Impact Engineering Team.