Postdoc position at Politecnico di Milano 

A 1-year post-doc position is available at Politecnico di Milano, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, on Molecular Dynamics simulations of superlubric granular particles. 

The position is part of the project “SSLiP: Scaling-up SuperLubricity into Persistence” funded by an HORIZON-EIC-2021 Pathfinder-Open Grant. The project aims at studying the advanced lubricant properties of particular granular materials to establish a radically new way to drastically reduce friction. 

A full description and information how to apply is given in the attached pdf and at  

https://www.polimi.it/en/faculty-and-staff/calls-and-competitions/research-grants/a-r-6722

Candidates must hold a PhD degree in one of these disciplines: Computational Mechanics, Mechanical/Mathematical/Civil Engineering, Granular Physics, Computer science, Tribology or similar fields. 

A background in computational mechanics, especially on molecular dynamics simulations, and in data processing is preferential. 

For any additional information, please write a message to 

diego.berzi@polimi.it 

dalila.vescovi@polimi.it 


Project starting date: October 1st, 2022 

Net salary per month: ~EUR 1,500 

Supervision: Prof. Diego Berzi, Dr. Dalila Vescovi 

Application deadline: August 31st, 2022 

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