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Senior Research Scientist - Applied Mechanics

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Pune, Maharashtra, IN, 410501

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 38171


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 “Senior Research Scientist” 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 numerical models to solve dynamic impact, nonlinear FEA, fracture mechanics and other applied mechanics problems related to product performance and  processes.

• Participate on cross functional teams to solve research and development problems.

• Develop models using appropriate methods and software; expanding capabilities as needed.

• Communicate and present regular project updates to stakeholders located across the globe.

• Document findings with internal and external publications.

• Keep abreast with the technological advancements.


Required Skills:


• Strong background in solid mechanics and FEA. Deep understanding of solid mechanics concept and theory.

• Experience with commercial FEA softwares including but not limited to ABAQUS, LS-DYNA, ANSYS Mechanical, MATLAB, or Tecplot.

• Experience with modeling dynamic impact problem, material non-linearities.

• Programming skills: C/C++, Unix, Shell, Python

• 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.


Education and Experience:


• PhD / Masters / Dual Degree in Mechanical Engg., Civil Engg. or Materials Science with emphasis on solid mechanics and Finite Element Analysis from IITs / IISc / reputed foreign universities

• 4-6 years of relevant work experience