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Research Fellow (Solar Chimney)

Date: 20-Jan-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

The candidate is expected to be involved in a project aiming to maximize the ventilation in the enclosed space in middle and high-rise residential buildings. The key responsibilities are:


• Prototype development and experimental measurement of solar chimney designs and vortex flow-enhanced ventilation solutions
• Numerical simulation and optimization studies on solar chimney designs and vortex flow-enhanced ventilation solutions
• Preparation of manuscript and grant proposal as well as dissemination of knowledge at conferences.


• PhD in Mechanical Engineering or thermal system related fields.
• Experience in prototyping and setting up experiments
• Strong understanding of experimental techniques, particularly with regards to pressure, temperature, and flow measurements
• Knowledge of CFD analysis using commercial software is an advantage.
• Able to work independently and as a team.
• Good communication skills in English.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Engineering

Department : Mechanical Engineering

Employee Referral Eligible: No

Job requisition ID : 6831