Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (12/12/2013 02.31)

European Research Council funded fellowship Research Collaborator in Experimental testing of thermomechanical properties of materials at different scales of observation

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FIELDS: Mechanical testing, Scanning electron microscopy, Profilometry, Thermography, Digital image correlation

ACTIVITIES: Participation in the ERC Starting Grant CA2PVM research activities related to thermomechanical testing of brittle and ductile materials using multi-resolution (multi-scale) experimental methods. More specifically, activities regard: initial training; mechanical testing of samples inside a scanning electron microscope; roughness measurement with a confocal profilometer; strength and fracture mechanics testing of components; digital thermography; processing of experimental images according to the digital image correlation technique; standard maintenance of the related equipment, especially the SEM; realization of specimens and new experimental setups, when necessary.

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Research Fields

Engineering - Materials engineering

Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
International mobility required ?no
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
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Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Total amount per fellowship per year22000
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Maximum duration of fellowship46
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Funding organisation / Contacts
IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca

Public research
Lucca - Italy