Advanced Microcombustion Concepts
at ORAU Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 4/2/2019

Opportunity Description

Advanced Microcombustion Concepts for Compact Power Sources The Compact Power Team at the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) seeks a post doctoral associate to be part of an ongoing program developing thermal energy conversion technologies for Soldier power generation. The candidate will join a multidisciplinary team of physicists and engineers to explore fundamental research in advanced combustion concepts, high temperature interfaces, and novel heat transfer structures. Candidates should have a strong theoretical and experimental background in fluid dynamics, combustion, and heat transfer. Experience in one or more of the following is desired: numerical modeling of thermal, fluidic, and reaction processes; micro-combustion or catalytic combustion processes and methods; and analytical chemistry methods. Most recent post-doctoral fellow publications on similar project: E.D. Tolmachoff et al., Applied Energy 128 (2014) 111-118.; E.D. Tolmachoff et al., Combustion and Flame 162 (2015) 3674-3680. Click here for more information

Opportunity Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Adelphi, MD
  • Opportunity Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 4/2/2019

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