Electrochemical Engine Center


ECEC Employment Opportunities

July 21, 2014

New Employment Opportunity - Post-Doc and Staff Engineer Positions in CFD and Mesh Generation

August 12, 2013

Post-Doc and Staff Engineer Positions in Multi-Physics Modeling and Engineering of Electric Drive Batteries

Applications are invited for post-doctoral fellows or staff engineers at Electrochemical Engine Center (ECEC) in the field of multi-physics modeling and numerical simulation of electric vehicle batteries and their systems. We are looking for talented, ambitious, and hard-working candidates, especially those with industrial experience in the automotive industry. Required Qualifications:

- Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related fields

- Strong prior experience in CFD

- Strong skills in CFD mesh generation

- understanding of advanced algorithms

- Good communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment

- Ability to work independently to solve critical problems

- Programming experience with C, C++, and FORTRAN

These positions are immediately available.

The ECEC, directed by Prof. Chao-Yang Wang, is a multi-disciplinary research program concentrating on understanding and developing advanced batteries and fuel cells for vehicle electrification, renewable energy storage, and power grid management. The group usually has 12 research associates, 3 visiting scholars, and 14 Ph.D students with specialties in electrochemistry, materials, manufacturing, diagnostics, CFD modeling, and system engineering. The center has extensive computational and experimental research facilities, including a recently installed large format Li-ion cell fabrication facility believed to be the first among US universities. Please see http://mtrl1.mne.psu.edu/ for more details on the Electrochemical Engine Center.  To apply for the positions, please send a detailed resume to Prof. Chao-Yang Wang at cxw31@psu.edu. Due to a large number of applications expected, only most qualified applicants for these positions will be contacted.

June 23, 2010

Applications are invited for a number of graduate research assistantships at the PhD level and post-doctoral fellows at Electrochemical Engine Center (ECEC) of Penn State University in the field of energy storage science and technology. Specifically, we are looking for talented, ambitious, hard-working, experienced candidates in areas of Li-ion battery manufacturing, cell development, cell diagnostics, modeling and battery management systems. Opportunity exists to collaborate with leading automotive and materials companies. Qualified candidates can be placed in either mechanical engineering, or chemical engineering, or materials science and engineering department, depending on their background and education. These positions are immediately available.

The ECEC, directed by Prof. Chao-Yang Wang, is a multi-disciplinary research program concentrating on understanding and developing advanced batteries and fuel cells for automotive, stationary and portable applications. The group usually has 12 research associates, 3 visiting scholars, and 14 Ph.D students with specialties in electrochemistry, materials, manufacturing, diagnostics and modeling of advanced batteries and fuel cells. The center has extensive computational and experimental research facilities, including a recently installed large format Li-ion cell fabrication facility believed to be the first among US universities. Please see http://mtrl1.mne.psu.edu/ for more details on the Electrochemical Engine Center. To apply for the positions, please send a detailed resume to Prof. Chao-Yang Wang at cxw31@psu.edu. Due to a large number of applications expected, only most qualified applicants for these positions will be contacted.