About

Position: One PhD student, for 3-4 years, one Master's of Applied Science (MASc) student, for two years
Employer: University of Waterloo, Faculty of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Work location: Waterloo
Starting date: Spring 2009

Description

New opportunities have opened up for candidates to work on research projects in the fields of microjoining, electronic packaging, microsystem design, and numerical simulations, together with industrial sponsors.

Projects

  • Characterization of materials, bonding processes, and microjoint reliability
  • Development/testing of microsensors for accelerated reliability testing
  • Developing microjoining processes with improved reliability

Requirements

  • University degree in microsystems, electrical, mechanical, or mechatronics engineering or in experimental/applied physics.
  • Willingness to travel abroad.

The successful candidate is innovative, thinks critically, has a positive attitude, is responsive, communicative, and sincerely interested in the success of our research group. He/she is persistent in pursuing project goals, able to motivate himself/herself, and aspires professionalism.

Contact

Professor Michael Mayer
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Waterloo
Email: mmayer@uwaterloo.ca