Date Posted
15 Apr 2024

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PhD Program
Virginia Commonwealth University

PhD Assistantship in Fluid Mechanics

15 Apr 2024

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Position Description

A Research Assistant (RA) position is available in the Porous Media and Multiphase Flow Laboratory, Mechanical Engineering Department, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).

The applicant must have a MS degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering with a strong background in Numerical Methods, Mathematics, and Computer Programming.

Funded by the National Science Foundation, this project aims at developing a mathematical framework to model droplet interactions with superhydrophobic surfaces. The start date of the project is August 2015. The position covers the student’s tuition and fees and it also includes a starting salary of $25,000/year.

Interested applicants are encouraged to email their complete resumes and the names of three references, to Dr. Hooman Tafreshi (

Information regarding Dr. Tafreshi’s Porous Media and Multiphase Flow Laboratory can be found at:

Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Send your application to Dr. Hooman V. Tafreshi via email:

Position Category: Engineering. Position Type: PhD Program. Position Tags: $25 and 000. Salary: €20'000 - €30'000.