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Ph.D and Postdoc at TAMU

Controls & Mechatronics Ph.D and
Postdoc Openings at TAMU


Multiple Ph.D Assistantships and PostDoc
positions are available at Dwight Look College of
Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station. Candidates
are expected to have strong background in one or more of the following:
advanced controls theory, controls & automation applications, fluid power,
strong hands-on controls experimental experience, or mechatronics research in both
design and hardware prototyping. For Ph.D assistantship, the
applicants should first apply to the Department of Mechanical Engineering at
TAMU, and the research assistantship may be available pending successful
admission.
Interested candidates should submit their detailed CV (
please also include the full copy of their representative English publications,
if available ) in a single PDF file to Dr. Song at :
songxy@tamu.edu


The selected candidates will work with Dr.
Xingyong Song in the general research areas on mechatronics and controls
application to the energy system efficiency
( such as clean and green
automotive propulsion systems ), unconventional oil & gas
exploration/production and renewable energy systems. Dr. Song will
start a tenure-track assistant professor position at Department of Engineering
Technology & Industrial Distribution with joint appointment at Department
of Mechanical Engineering from August this year ( Personal profile will be
available on TAMU website in August ). He got his Ph.D in Mechanical
Engineering from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, and then
gained over 4 years full-time industrial experience in two Fortune 500
companies ( 2 years at General Motors Research Center in Michigan and
2 years at Halliburton Energy (Oil&Gas) Service Company
in Houston, Texas. ) His research works have strong
emphasis on addressing the real world challenges and applications.


About the
school: Texas A&M University, College Station is the flagship institution
of the Texas A&M University System, the fourth-largest university in the
United States and the largest university in Texas. Its
engineering graduate school ranks 12
th in the
2016 US news & world report ranking (
http://gradschools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top
engineering-schools/eng-rankings
). The
university has one of the largest campuses in the States, which is located in a
quiet and peaceful college town. The campus is about one and a half
hour drive to the fourth largest city Houston, which is recognized as the US
energy center and hosts more than 20 Fortune 500 companies.