Open postdoc position

We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher with a strong computational science background to pursue research in multiresolution simulations of 3D partial differential equations representing coupled multiphysics phenomena. The postdoctoral researcher will work on theoretical aspects of combining wavelet-based multiresolution methods and high-order structure-preserving finite-difference based discretizations for partial differential equations. The work will also involve the implementation of these schemes within a high performance computing context based on C++ and MPI. Our overall vision is to combine wavelets, finite-differences, sharp-interface discretizations, and interface-based non-linear coupling to create a software framework for efficient solution of multiphysics problems, with initial focus around incompressible fluid dynamics and fluid-structure interaction. We are looking for candidates with strong fundamental knowledge in computational science and numerical analysis, and with strong familiarity with code development for scientific computing.  The position is for two years. 


To apply, please send a CV (with a list of publications), a brief (max one page) statement of research interest, and two references to Prof. Wim van Rees (wvanrees@mit.edu).