Mechanical Engineer (Ph.d), HP Labs (Palo Alto, CA)
The Microfluidics and System Technology* at HP Laboratories in Palo Alto, California, is seeking an outstanding innovative mechanical engineer to join its elite R&D team working on breakthrough technologies, including microfluidics and life science, a new low-cost digital display technology for plastic cards, and more.
The new engineer would work with a team of leading researchers which includes physicists, mechanical engineers, material scientists, chemists and software engineers to impact HP’s business and products through fundamental research and applied science.
The job involves developing novel molecular diagnostic systems, understanding of complex imaging and printing systems, designing, fabricating, and testing of complex platforms, robots, and tools. The applicant will also plan and conduct experiments to validate, diagnose and improve performance or test alternative subsystem designs.
Innovate in a broad range of technical areas to solve multidisciplinary problems, addressing issues which involve materials properties, chemistry, physics, thermal design, fluid flow, and control systems. Use current computer-aided design and simulation tools.
· This position is for an outstanding Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering.
· Background in fluid flow and thermal design. Knowledge on micro fluidics – a plus.
· Background in F/W and S/W. Familiarity with control systems – a plus.
· Demonstrated ability to design and innovate in a highly multidisciplinary environment.
· Demonstrated ability to define and implement innovative research experiments to enable engineering breakthroughs.
· Deep knowledge of fundamental physics and mechanical engineering principles required.
· Highly self-motivated individual with conscientious work habits, articulate, and able to collaborate effectively with other members of the project team.
· 5 years or more of experience in a similar R&D environment is needed.
The team research area spans:
· Materials Sci.
· Control systems
· 3D printing
· Digital printing
· New platforms
· Please include your GPA
· Please share with us work that you did and can be shared (non-confidential) of mechanical systems, machinery, things you built etc. Photos could also help.
Job Type: Full-time
Please apply through the external link on Handshake