The Industrial, Systems, and Manufacturing Engineering Department at Wichita State University is committed to experience-based instruction and research in design, analysis and operation of manufacturing and other integrated systems of people, material, equipment and money. Simply put, our graduates make the world a better place by improving the way things work.
GRA Position in Mechanical Design of Machine Tools
There is an opening for a Research Assistant over the next two years to carry out experimental testing, analytical modeling, and finite element analysis of a CNC milling machine. The goal is to evaluate different ways to improve static and dynamic stiffness of the machine. Students interested in this position are encouraged to apply by email to Dr. Vis Madhavan, providing details of prior experience with design of machines using CAD and/or FEA (the objective, modeling done, study/analysis carried out, results, and outcomes/learning). If the work was done as part of a team, please clarify your contribution percentage in each of these steps. Also include a resume and contact information for two professional references.