Applications are invited for Senior Research Fellow at IIT Madras


Post Date: 28/11/2017

Institute Name: 
Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Institute Profile: Indian Institute of Technology Madras is one among the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education, basic and applied research. In 1956, the German Government offered technical assistance for establishing an institute of higher education in engineering in India. The first Indo-German agreement in Bonn, West Germany for the establishment of the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras was signed in 1959. The Institute was formally inaugurated in 1959 by Prof. Humayun Kabir, Union Minister for Scientific Research and Cultural Affairs. The IIT system has sixteen Institutes of Technology. The first of these to be instituted are at Kharagpur (estb. 1951), Mumbai (estb. 1958), Chennai (estb. 1959), Kanpur (estb. 1959), Delhi (estb. 1961), Guwahati (estb. 1994) and Roorkee (estb. 1847, joined IITs in 2001).

Name of post: Senior Research Fellow

Title of the project: A meso-scale computational study on the interactions between microstructure, electrochemistry and mechanics in Si based anodes for Li-ion battery applications.

Funding Agency: SERB

Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Tenure of the Project:  Initially for a period of one year. Extendable to one or two more years depending on performance.

No. of post: 02

Essential Qualifications: M. Tech. / MS in Mechanical Engineering, Applied Mechanics, Aerospace Engineering Or Materials Science and Engineering.

Desirable: Candidates with experience in programming using the PYTHON language are preferred. In addition, candidates with research experiences in any one or both of the following computational tools will be given preference.
  • Performing Finite Element Analysis using ABAQUS and programming USER ELEMENT subroutines using FORTRAN
  • Performing Discrete element simulations using LIGGGHTS
Emoluments: Rs. 28000/- pm. 

Last Date: The advertisement will remain open until the position is filled.

Apply Mode: Email

How to Apply: Application in the form of Biodata/Resume giving name, date of birth age, address, full details of educational qualifications (stating the marks, ranks, year of passing), community and experience etc. along with copies of certificates, should reach the following Email address.

Email Address:

Dr. Narasimhan Swaminathan
Project Coordinator,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology,
Chennai 600036.

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