Leidos is seeking a post-MS or above researcher for professional support with a focus on Multiphase Flow CFD simulation to simulate bioenergy and biopower devices including biopower combustion and gasification systems. The primary software tool will be the MFiX Suite of software. Specific applications will be determined by NETL in collaboration with EERE and national lab participants in this support work. The candidate should possess knowledge of and practical experience with CFD, programming, and computational tools.
- Utilize expertise in CFD to validate and propose experimental test plans and perform data analyses of reactor systems.
- Utilize knowledge of and experience with thermal and fluid sciences in multiphase flow to validate modeling applications.
- Collect, analyze, and report experimental data from experiments
- Present ideas and results to the research team.
- Contribute to future research planning and assisting with proposals.
- Work independently and collaboratively with members of the research team to meet milestones and deliverables.
- Assist or lead efforts in writing research papers and creating conference presentations.
- Master of Science in engineering from an accredited university with at least 4 years of experience in computational fluid dynamics.
- The candidate must possess extensive knowledge of the fundamental engineering principles, theories, and practices in heat, mass, and energy transfer.
- The candidate must possess knowledge of and practical experience in conducting multiphase flow simulations.
- The candidate should have previous work history in conducting research and development in a structured laboratory environment.
- The ideal candidate will have experience and/or familiarity with conducting research in a US Government National Laboratory setting where conducting safe operations is paramount.
- The ideal candidate will have demonstrated ability to author publications and to present results related to their research work.
- A familiarity with MFiX, ANSYS, C, C++, and Fortran is preferred.