Conduct research on processing-structure-property relationships in light metals. This person will be a full-time research staff member.
- Conduct research on recrystallization and grain growth in light metals, in particular advanced aluminum and magnesium alloys; including microstructural characterization and analytical models.
- Conduct research on microsegregation in cast magnesium and aluminum, including microstructural characterization and analytical models.
- Assist in development of Materials Commons, in particular, development of improved user interfaces and automated data entry from scanning electron microscopes and mechanical behavior instruments.
- Train graduate student and post-docs on SEM, metallography, Materials Commons, ThermoCalc and data analysis.
- Apply expertise in microstructural characterization (SEM, EBSD, EPMA) and analytical models to a wide range of metals.
- Document results in papers and reports to sponsors.
- Communicate results at professional society meetings.
- Develop and assist in development of proposals.
- PhD in Materials Science and Engineering or equivalent.
- At least two year post-PhD experience.
- Expertise in SEM, EDS, EBSD, EPMA and XRD operation and analysis.
- Expertise in physical metallurgy and microstructural analysis of light metals, especially characterization of texture, recrystallization and grain growth and intermediate phases quantification.
- Expertise in development of analytical solidification segregation models.
- Expertise in development of Mathematica or Matlab codes for data analysis and model development.
- Expertise in development of Materials Information collaboration sites.
- Demonstrated ability and record of communicating research results via publications and presentations at major technical meetings.
- Ability to work in a team environment and, in particular, training of undergraduate and graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in use of instruments, data analysis and use of materials information repositories.
- Expertise in use of CALPHAD software such as ThermoCalc.
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