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Date: Jul 22, 2022

Location: Pune, MH, IN, 410501

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 54870


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.



Job Profile:

This position is for a “Research Scientist – Fluid and Thermal” who can use his/her engineering knowledge and fundamental understanding to solve problems using modeling & simulation. We are looking for strong, dynamic, and independent individuals with out-of-the-box thinking to deliver innovative and cost-effective solutions for products & processes. Apply numerical methods to understand physics, generate new concepts and study design options for different Corning businesses. Candidate will work closely with project leaders, experimentalists and other modeling individuals located globally.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Candidate will develop, validate, and apply analytical & numerical models to solve problems related to product performance & manufacturing processes.
  • Participate with cross functional teams to solve research and development problems and deliver practical solutions to high-value business programs in technology and engineering.
  • Develop models using appropriate methods and software; expanding the capabilities as needed.
  • Communicate and present regular project updates to the stakeholders located across the globe.
  • Document findings with internal and external publications.
  • Keep abreast with the technological advancements.


Required Skills:

  • Strong background in fluid dynamics, heat & mass transfer, transport phenomenon, reacting flows, numerical and computational techniques.
  • Experience with commercial / open source softwares such as FLUENT, OpenFOAM, COMSOL, SpaceClaim, ANSYS Meshing platform.
  • Strong analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills.
  • Very good communication skills and strong ability to interact with team members and customers.
  • Ability to understand and break down real world problems into solvable modeling objectives.
  • Good balance between technical depth and breadth (i.e. flexible and adaptable to multiple technology areas).
  • Self-motivated, interested in long term technical growth.


Desired Skills:

  • Experience to work on experiments, directly or in a collaboration.
  • Exposure to multiphase flows/ Visco-Elastic flows/ battery design + performance/ ML/ Data Science/ Solid mechanics would be a plus.
  • Experience in software and/or programming languages (Python, MATLAB, C/C++, Shell) will be an added advantage.


Soft Skills:

  • High level of technical curiosity and maintain a desire to learn and grow in diverse technology areas.
  • Must be collaborative and able to openly engage with colleagues to achieve project goals.
  • The ability to convey complex technical concepts to broader audience.
  • Self-motivated with an ability to manage one’s own work independently and determined for continuous improvement.
  • Ability to communicate effectively by phone and video with team members in international locations.


Education and Experience:

  • PhD / Masters / Dual Degree in Mechanical (Thermal & Fluid Science)/ Aerospace/ Applied Mechanics (Fluid))/ Chemical Engineering from top notch institutes / reputed foreign universities.
  • Relevant work experience of 2 to 4 years.



  • Occasional travel to global locations to interact with people in the research, development, engineering, and manufacturing community.


Work Flexibility:

  • Option to work-from-home up to 2 days/week.

Job Location:

  • Pune, India