- Research Associate: The Department of Materials Science and Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia seeks a Research Associate in the field of mechanical metallurgy to perform experimental and analytical studies of high strain rate (Split Hopkinson pressure bar) mechanical behavior and microstructure characterization using x-ray diffraction and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) based electron backscattered diffraction (EBSD). Analytical methods employed in the work will include quantitative crystallographic texture analysis, crystal plasticity simulation, dislocation theory, fracture mechanics, and Eshelby-type micromechanics. job posting #0619282
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