Graduate Research/Teaching Assistantships available

The Multiphysics Laboratory in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Nevada, Reno is always looking for students pursuing graduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering.

Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant (RA/TA) positions may be immediately available for qualifying students with strong interest and background in: (1) smart materials and structures, (2) fluid-structure interactions, and (3) vibrations and dynamics.

Prospective graduate students should have a minimum GPA of 3.25/4.0 for their B.Sc., quantitative GRE > 160, and outstanding English language oral and written communication skills. Research experience in Mechanical Engineering or closely related disciplines is preferred. Master's students and Direct Ph.D. students may be considered.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a detailed resume, a list of three professional references, and a research statement including a description of prior experience, by email to Dr. M. Aureli. Applications will be accepted until available positions are filled.

Information for Undergraduate Researchers

Undergraduate researcher positions in the Multiphysics Laboratory may be available for undergraduate students in Mechanical Engineering with interest in vibrations, dynamics, fluid-structure interactions, biomimetics, and smart materials. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. M. Aureli by email.

Also, please check out and consider applying to our REU Site initiative, BioSoRo.

Information for Undergraduate Students at UNR interested in Grad School

Undergraduate students in mechanical engineering (ME) at UNR may be eligible to enroll in the College of Engineering "Accelerated BS/MS program". Within this program, undergraduate students can take up to 12 credits of eligible 400-level classes at the 600-level. These credits can count towards both the BS degree, as well as towards the MS degree at UNR. Applicant criteria include a minimum 3.2 GPA, and at least 75 credits completed towards BS completed. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. M. Aureli by email and schedule an advising appointment.

Also, please refer to the College of Engineering description of the Accelerated BS/MS program.