Visiting professor in computational contact mechanics with experience in molecular dynamics

1 Visiting Professor position

(Deadline July 3rd, 2017 12:00 Italian time - mezzogiorno ora italiana)


Computational methods; Contact mechanics; Molecular dynamics; Roughness


Seminars on recent trends in the field of computational contact mechanics for rough surfaces, including molecular dynamics, and on computational methods for the design of innovative renewable energy sytems.  Contributions to research and PhD education programmes at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca. Discussion on possible research topics for future cooperation


Researcher in computational mechanics with experience in numerical methods for multiscale contact mechanics between rough surfaces and in modelling and simulation of innovative renewable energy systems

Formal requirements:

PhD in mechanical engineering, computational mechanics, or in related areas. Candidates must have an excellent record of high-impact international publications and previous international collaborations. Candidates should demonstrate experience in computational mechanics, expecially in the field of contact mechanics for rough surfaces

Specific requirements:

Researcher in computational mechanics, with expertise in methods for the simulation of contact mechanics across multiple scales, involving molecular dynamics. Expertise in computational mechanics for the design of innovative renewable energy systems

Research Area:
Computer Science and Systems Engineering
Research Unit:
MUSAM - Multi-scale Analysis of Materials
Type of contract:
Contratto di lavoro autonomo
Gross remuneration:



1 month

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