Research Associate in Non-destructive Evaluation and Fracture Mechanics

  • Faculty: School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
  • Contract type: Open Ended, Full time
  • Salary: £33,199 - £37,345
  • Closing date for applications: 02/12/2018

This new position has become available as the result of a new EPSRC-funded project, DEsign and Engineering Critical Assessments (NDECA), led by UoB Principal Investigator, Dr Nicolas Larrosa. This is an exciting opportunity to carry out experimental research on non-destructive evaluation (NDE) and fracture mechanics testing in the context of structural integrity research.


PhD Studentships in nuclear structural integrity

The Solid Mechanics Research Group (SMRG), has new PhD positions available in the field of structural integrity for nuclear industry applications. These studentships provide an excellent opportunity to carry out industrially-relevant research in support of the low carbon energy sector in the UK.

Proposed topics include:

  1. Multi-axial creep
  2. Creep damage
  3. Plasticity
  4. Weldments
  5. Probabilistic modelling
  6. Fracture of thin-walled components

More details can be found here: Nuclear Structural Integrity PhD advert and at

For further information, please contact Professor David Knowles (Head of SMRG; or Dr Mahmoud Mostafavi (Reader in Structural Integrity;
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Apply by 09/02/2019

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