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- To begin August 1, 2017, subject to position clearance and availability of funds. The University of Hawai'i is a Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive university with a strong emphasis on research and graduate education. The Department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering, and its undergraduate program is ABET accredited. For more information on college research themes, please visit our college web site at www.eng.hawaii.edu. The department has active research programs in robotics, underwater vehicles, ocean and space science and exploration, control systems, dynamical systems, biomedical engineering, biotechnology, renewable energy systems & sustainability, nanotechnology, corrosion, combustion, boiling and two-phase flow, multidisciplinary design and analysis optimization, and high-performance computing. This faculty can potentially work with UHM School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) and Institute for Astronomy (IFA) and also contribute to the UH-iLab, Makers, VIP, and Entrepreneurship programs of the College. This faculty can also contribute to the following COE Research Clusters: Autonomous Systems (e.g., UAS, AUV, etc.) and Robotics, Biomedical Engineering, Renewable Energy and Island Sustainability, and Sustainable Materials and Manufacturing Technology.
- Teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses in Mechanics, Robotics, and Engineering Design. Develop externally funded research program in the area of Autonomous Vehicles and Robotic Systems that results in publications in leading scholarly journals; present research work in leading scholarly conferences; supervise graduate students; teach via various distance delivery modes as required; and serve on departmental, college, and university committees.
- An earned Ph.D. (All-But-Dissertation, ABD, cases will be considered) in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field. The candidate should have background and experience in Mechanics as well as System Integration, Operation, and Applications of Advanced Autonomous Vehicles and Robotic Systems (including design, analysis, fabrication, system integration, testing, operation, and applications of such systems). Candidates must also show a strong commitment to teaching excellence and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
- Mehrdad N. Ghasemi-Nejhad; 808-956-7560; email@example.com
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