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Seeking a research engineer at the University of Michigan in CFD modeling of marine hull-propulsor systems operating at sea. Code development, background research, analytical modeling, data analysis, validation of model predictions with experimental measurements, and report writing. This position will be working in the Marine Hydrodynamics Lab on Central Campus.
NOTE: This is a six-month term limited position.
Develop and validate CFD model of high-speed hull and propulsor system interacting with viscoplastic media
Develop analytical models and derive scaling relations
Compare analytical and CFD model predictions with experimental measurements
Interact with sponsors and colleagues
Support the creation of technical project proposals
Literature research of relevant aspects, analyze the literature, and identify relevant aspects
Document project results and support the preparation of deliverables
Bachelor's degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field. Experience with grid generation, CFD modeling (with preference to OpenFOAM or STAR-CCM+). Knowledge of user-define subroutines and ability to write new functions to simulate viscoplastic and fluid-structure interaction response. Experience with volume of fluid methods for simulation of cases involving free surface.
Funding requires the incumbent to have US Citizen status.
Team player, experience with working together with experimentalist, and ability to read and interpret complex drawings and analyze data.
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