PhD opportunities

Multiscale investigation of the forming and mechanical properties of temper rolled Zn-Al-Mg coatings on steel sheets

Thesis proposal

Area of expertiseMechanics
Doctoral SchoolISMME - Systems Engineering, Materials, Mechanics, Energy
SupervisorM. Vincent MAUREL
Research unitCentre of materials
ContactMAUREL Vincent
Starting dateOctober 1st 2022
Keywordscoating, crystal plasticity, damage, cleavage fracture
ProfileEngineer and / or Master of Science - Good level of general and scientific culture. Good level of knowledge of French (B2 level in french is required) and English. (B2 level in english is required) Good analytical, synthesis, innovation and communication skills. Qualities of adaptability and creativity. Teaching skills. Motivation for research activity. Coherent professional project.

Prerequisite (specific skills for this thesis):
skills in metallurgical analysis (MEB, EBSD, FIB), mechanical testing (DIC) and FEA. Crystal plasticity or phase field model knowledge would be appreciated.

Applicants should supply the following :
• a detailed resume
• a copy of the identity card or passport
• a covering letter explaining the applicant’s motivation for the position
• detailed exam results
• two references : the name and contact details of at least two people who could be contacted
• to provide an appreciation of the candidate
• Your notes of M1, M2
• level of English equivalent TOEIC
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FundingContrat de recherche