Research Associate - (JOB Bank ID 2017-0123534 - YYW)

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University is seeking for a potential candidate for research position as Research Associate. The Research Associate will work on a project to conduct the research on Underwater Energy Harvesting.


​Job Description:

The roles of this position include:

  • Simulation of water particle movement and fluid-structure interaction using Computational Fluid Dynamics software
  • Design, analysis and optimization of underwater energy harvester through mathematical models and simulations
  • Design, fabricate and test on harvester prototypes
  • Write project reports and scientific research papers for publication, attend and present the research outcomes in relevant meetings/conferences.


The suitable candidate should have/be:

  • Master’s degree in Mechanics, Mechanical/Civil Engineering or related field
  • Expertise in Computational Fluid Dynamics software (ANSYS Fluent) is highly preferred
  • Knowledge on energy harvesting from vibration/flow is highly preferred
  • Expertise in mathematical modelling of structural vibration
  • Expertise in data acquisition and interpretation
  • Proficiency in English


Application Procedure:

Applicants should send a cover letter describing their research experience and interests, a curriculum vita, the names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) for three references, and all relevant academic certificates and transcripts to: 

Associate Professor Yang Yaowen (Email:


We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Electronic submission of application is highly encouraged.

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