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Post-doc: Ultrafast Laser Diagnostics in Renewable Aero Propulsion

Ultra-low emission combustion, renewable fuels

12 maanden geleden


Mekelweg, Delft, Zuid-Holland
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
38 uur
€ 4084 per maand


We seek a highly motivated postdoc who will conduct experimental research and contribute to the supervision of PhD students at the Propulsion and Power Laboratory of Delft University of Technology. Central for the project is to develop and build state-of-the-art ultrafast laser diagnostics, retrieving spatially and temporally correlated chemical composition and temperature in combustors and bioreactors. In your research, you will be part of a group investigating sustainable aero propulsion. The position will be shared between two experimental activities: 1) Commissioning of ultrafast CARS thermometry, investigating distributed auto-ignition combustion modes with reduced NOx emission.
2) Development of simultaneous 4D-(x,y,λ,t) coherent Raman microscopy, investigating microbial production of biofuels.


The candidate should hold a PhD in an engineering or (applied) science discipline and preferably have experience in designing and performing experiments. Research experience with femtosecond lasers, applied spectroscopy/microscopy, thermodynamics, combustion, and/or fermentation is central to the position. Applicants must be strongly motivated for post-doctoral studies, possess the ability to work independently and perform critical analysis, and also possess good cooperation and communication abilities.


The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.

For more information, please contact Dr. A. (Alexis) Bohlin, phone:+31 (0)15-2789231, e-mail: G.A.Bohlin@tudelft.nl. To apply, please e-mail a detailed CV and letter of application by 30 November 2017 to Mrs. C. P. Jager, secretariaat-fpp-lr@tudelft.nl.
When applying, please refer to vacancy number LR17-40.

Additional information

A. (Alexis) Bohlin
+31 (0)15-2789231

Technische Universiteit Delft


Delft University of Technology (the TU Delft) is a multifaceted institution offering education and carrying out research in the technical sciences at an internationally recognised level. Education, research and design are strongly oriented towards applicability. The TU Delft develops technologies for future generations, focusing on sustainability, safety and economic vitality. At the TU Delft you will work in an environment where technical sciences and society converge. The TU Delft comprises eight faculties, unique laboratories, research institutes and schools. Aerospace Engineering The Department of Aerodynamics, Wind Energy, Flight Performance and Propulsion (AWEP) is one of four departments within the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering. The department operates comprehensive laboratories equipped with modern wind tunnels and state-of-the-art measurement systems.

The Flight Performance and Propulsion (FPP) section is one of three sections within the AWEP Department. The FPP section focuses on aircraft design, flight mechanics, aircraft propulsion systems, and aircraft engine integration.

The group performs research on innovative systems for sustainable propulsion and energy conversion. The Postdoc is focused on developing ultrafast laser diagnostics in reacting flows and/or processes at the microbial production of aviation biofuels.