Shafigh Mehraeen

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    College: Engineering Department: Chemical Engineering
    Secondary Department: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
    Title: Assistant Professor
    Office: 810 S Clinton St, Chicago, IL 60607 Phone: 312-996-8734
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    electronic structure calculations, molecular dynamics simulations, charge transport in solar cells, scanning electrochemical microscopy, nanoparticles self-assembly, drug delivery, complex fluids, computational materials science, computational simulations and modeling.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 20

    Qualifications of a Student:
    1) minimum GPA: 3.00.
    2) preferred major: materials science and engineering, mechanical engineerig, chemical engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry.
    3) knowing MATLAB, and C++ programming is preferred.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Depending on the project, the student will get involved in
    1) developing theoretical models,
    2) performing computational simulations,
    3) comparing simulation results with experimental data,
    4) preparing reports and manuscripts.

    During the course of the research, the student will work in a team together with other undergraduate and graduate students in the lab.

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