University of Pittsburg

LAMP has an opening for two graduate students starting in Fall 2016.  Interested applicants should send their materials to Professor Paul W. Leu at ude.ttip@uelp.

Graduate Students Opening

We are currently looking for ambitious graduate students to perform experimental and theoretical studies related to nanostructures. Students must possess a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, or relevant field. The following materials are required for application:

  1. CV
  2. Transcript
  3. GRE scores
  4. 2 letters of recommendation, and
  5. 100 word statement of interest

TOEFL scores are required for international candidates.

Undergraduate Summer Research

We are looking for an undergraduate student interested in an Undergraduate Research in Sustainable Engineering project or a Swanson School of Engineering summer research internship.  There is a stipend of about $3,500 to $4,000 for approximately 12 weeks of full time work during summer 2016.  Please contact Professor Leu if you are interested. 

Working at the University of Pittsburgh

Research group members will benefit from the resources fostered by the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Simulation and Modeling, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation, Pittsburgh Quantum Institute, and the Center for Energy.

The Petersen Institute of Nano Science and Engineering was ranked second in the nation in 2006 for microscale and nanoscale research by Small Times. It houses state-of-the-art transmission electron microscopy, dual beam FIB, dedicated E-beam lithography, FTIR, SPM, XRD, UV-Vis-IR spectrophotometer and clean-room facilities.

The city of Pittsburgh is a recognized hub for innovative, high-tech development and research. It is consistently ranked high in livability surveys.  Pittsburgh was rated as the most livable city in the U.S by Forbes in 2010 and The Economist in 2011.  National Geographic Traveler magazine named Pittsburgh one of the best 20 places in the world to visit in 2012.  Pittsburgh was rated as one of the top 10 happiest cities to work in by CareerBliss.  Pittsburgh was rated the number 1 food city in America by Zagat.   

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