Aeroelasticity of Turbochargers for Airborne
at ORAU Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 4/5/2019

Opportunity Description

Title of Research Opportunity: Aeroelasticity of Turbochargers for Airborne Applications Turbochargers used in aircraft propulsion systems can experience harmful aeroelastic phenomena such as resonant vibration and flutter, especially when operated at off-design or extreme conditions. Modeling and simulation of the fluid structure interactions which give rise to these phenomena will provide key insights into the underlying physics. Potential candidates should have a strong understanding of numerical methods for simulation of fluid and structural dynamics and their interaction, and they will collaborate with other researchers to complement experimental turbocharger measurement efforts. Ultimately, this research should provide new insights into the aeroelastic stability of turbocharger components, enabling design improvements to be suggested and more accurate methods of analysis to be developed. Keywords: Aeroelasticity, Turbomachinery, Fluid structure interaction, Computational Fluid Dynamics

Opportunity Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Champaign, IL
  • Opportunity Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 4/5/2019

About Us

Grooming future leaders in science and technology requires enhancing the skills, knowledge and experience of workers early in their careers. To that end, ORAU (Oak Ridge Associated Universities) assists in connecting the best and most diverse students, recent graduates, faculty and professionals with world-class fellowships, internships and jobs, whether in national laboratories, research institutions, federal government offices or private sector R&D departments.

ORAU works with agencies such as the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Research Associateship Program (RAP) allow Postdoctoral Fellows, Journeyman Fellows (undergraduate and graduates students and recent graduates), Senior Researchers, and Summer Faculty engage in research initiatives of their own choice, that are compatible with the interests of the government and will potentially contribute to the general effort of the ARL. We work with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to place recent graduates in full-time and part-time jobs in the Office of Research and Development at EPA under the National Student Services Contract. ORAU also works with Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.

Research opportunities include, but are not limited to the following disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Anthropology, Archeology, Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Engineering, Biomechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Science, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Health Risk Assessment, Environmental Science, Entomology, Epidemiology, Ergonomics, Geology, Health Education Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Mathematics, Nanotechnology, Photonics, Physics, Public Health Economics, Public Health Policy, Toxicology, and more.

If you are ready to take the next step in your career path, then we are ready to help you!

What is a Talent Network?

Joining our Talent Network will enhance your search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.


Why Join?

  • Receive alerts with new opportunities that match your interests
  • Share opportunities with family and friends through Social Media or email