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Our group is continuously looking for talented and motivated graduate (both MS and PhD level), and undergraduate students as well as postdoctoral researchers to join the team.
Candidates interested in research opportunities with our lab should contact Prof. Inalpolat by email (Murat_Inalpolat@uml.edu). The email should include an updated resume and a short discussion of your research interests relevant to our research.
Current Research Assistants Openings
Graduate Research Assistant Openings (MS/ PhD) Fall 2023
Structural Dynamics and Acoustic Systems Laboratory at The University of Massachusetts is hiring several PhD/MS Students to start in Fall 2023 (Spring 2024 may be possible) and work on the research topics below:
i. Acoustics-based Damage Detection from Operational Wind Turbine Blades (Algorithm Development, Data Analysis, Field Implementation and Testing) - (Keywords: Acoustics; Signal Processing; Machine Learning; Wind Energy; Testing; Sensors)
ii. Computational Fluid Dynamics and Aero-Acoustics (CAA) for Flow-field Modeling and Structural Health Monitoring - (Keywords: Ansys Fluent, COMSOL CFD or similar; Coding - Matlab/Python; Signal Processing; Flow-field measurement and Characterization; Wind Tunnel; Sensor Placement Optimization)
iii. Machine Learning assisted Controls for Advanced Exoskeleton Development and Testing - Keywords: Model Predictive Controls (MPC); Kalman Filters; Time and Frequency based Feature Extraction; Coding - Python/Matlab; Microcontrollers; Data Acquisition; Signal Analysis, Testing)
Possible Additional Openings
i. Geared system dynamics and diagnostics of new generation electromechanical transmissions for automotive and aerospace applications - Keywords: Contact mechanics; Linear/Nonlinear vibrations; Acoustics; Signal processing Time and Frequency based Feature Extraction; Coding - Python/Matlab; Testing)
ii. Prognostics of Large-Scale Structural Systems using Limited Sensor Data Keywords: Linear/Nonlinear vibrations; Acoustics; Signal processing; Machine Learning; Coding - Python/Matlab; Structural Dynamics, Modal and Acoustic Testing)
iii. Experimental Investigation on the influence of Nonlinear Vibration Absorbers on the Forced Vibration Response of Automotive Transmissions - Keywords: Rotating Machinery; Linear/Nonlinear vibrations; Acoustics; Signal processing; Machine Learning; Coding - Python/Matlab; Testing)
iv. Quantification of Uncertainty in Modal Testing of Large-scale Structures using Multi-shaker Testing - Keywords: Linear/Nonlinear vibrations; Acoustics; Signal processing; Uncertainty Quantification; Coding - Python/Matlab; Testing)
Please contact Prof.Murat Inalpolat at Murat_Inalpolat@uml.edu with your most up-to-date resume and a concise statement of purpose, if interested.