Nick N. Vlassis

Computational Mechanics & Artificial Intelligence Lab

Nick Napoleon Vlassis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Rutgers University.

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Multiple PhD Positions Available in Computational Mechanics – Fall Semester 2024

Applications are currently being accepted for multiple fully-funded PhD positions in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Rutgers University starting in the fall semester of 2024. Looking for highly motivated and dedicated individuals who wish to pursue a career in academic research.

Key Responsibilities:

Successful candidates will be involved in high-impact research in the field of computational mechanics and machine learning. Your tasks will involve theoretical development, numerical implementations, and simulations, with the objective of advancing the state-of-the-art in the discipline.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Applied Mechanics, Applied Mathematics, or any other related discipline.

  • Strong background in computational mechanics and proficient mathematical skills, including linear algebra, undergraduate calculus, and ordinary/partial differential equations.

  • Proficiency in Python and C++ programming languages. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to convert their theoretical ideas into program code.

  • Excellent communication skills. It is vital that candidates are able to efficiently express their research outcomes, and engage effectively with academic staff, fellow students, and the wider research community.

To apply, please submit a CV detailing your qualifications, experiences, and any relevant projects or research you have been a part of. Please send your application and any enquiries directly to