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Postdoctoral position in desalination optimization at MIT

A postdoctoral position is immediately available at MIT (target start 
date Feb 1, 2012).

The main research task is optimization of existing and novel 
desalination concepts, in collaboration with a major company. The 
project will involve publications in top journals as well as 
communications with the sponsor. There is opportunity of development of 
optimization algorithms and participation in other projects.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in an engineering discipline by the time 
of appointment. Expertise in mathematical modeling, numerical 
optimization and/or desalination are strongly preferred but not 
required. Excellent communication skills are required.

Interested applicants please send a detailed CV (including education, 
research experience, publications and skills), transcripts from 
undergraduate and graduate education (unofficial suffice) and contact 
information for references to:
Alexander Mitsos mitsos AT mit DOT edu.
Alexander Mitsos, Ph.D.
Rockwell International Assistant Professor
Email: [log in to unmask]
Phone: +1-617-324-6768
Office address:
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 3-158
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139