Doctoral position in ESR 4: Development of two complementary ice adhesion test methods

Supervisor: Ilia Roisman


We are looking for a young graduate with a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Physics, Engineering or Materials Science, with experience in wetting, icing, and/or adhesion, for a 36-month doctoral position in the area of icephobic surfaces.

The candidate will participate as an early-stage researcher (ESR) to the Marie Skłodowska – Curie Innovative Training Network (MSCA-ITN) project: “Smart surface design for efficient ice protection and control” (SurfICE). A project under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.

The project will be carried out at Technische Universität Darmstadt (Germany), under scientific supervision of Prof. Ilia Roisman (More about Prof. Roisman), secondments of 3-6 month at different MSCA-ITN partner institutions will be part of the project.

The ESR will be matriculated as doctoral Student of the Technische Universität Darmstadt, from which he/she shall obtain the PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering.

For more information, please visit ESR 4: Development of two complementary ice adhesion test methods.

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