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  • [April 28, 2011]

    The State Key Laboratory for Turbulence and Complex Systems (LTCS) and the Center for Applied Physics and Technology (CAPT)

  • The State Key Laboratory for Turbulence and Complex Systems (LTCS) and the Center for Applied Physics and Technology (CAPT) at Peking University jointly have immediate openings for postdoctoral research associates to conduct research on the following research topics:

    • Turbulence in compressible flows
    • Strong field physics and high energy density materials physics
    • Scientific computing

    We are looking for creative and self-motivated individuals who have demonstrated excellent abilities and strong interest in related research areas. The opening, entitled “Peiyuan Fellow,” will offer wonderful research opportunities for successful candidates to collaborate with leading scientists, conducting research on scientific frontiers. The salary will be US$25,000 per year.

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    Applicants are expected to meet the following minimum qualifications:

    • Recent Ph.D. degree in physics, mechanical engineering, materials sciences, computer science, mathematics or a related field.
    • Strong academic background and research potential
    • Excellent English communication skills, both oral and written

    Qualified applicants please send a curriculum vitae, 3-5 letters of recommendation, 3-5 selected full-text publications and other supporting documents to:

    Yan Liang (LTCS)

    Tel: 86-10-6275-7944

    Fax: 86-10-6275-7944

    Email: ly@pku.edu.cn

    Web: http://ltcs.pku.edu.cn

    Lixin Zhou (CAPT

    Tel: 86-10-6256-7541

    Fax: 86-10-6256-4072

    Email: zhoulx@coe.pku.edu.cn

    Web:  http://capt.pku.edu.cn

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    About LTCS

    The State Key Laboratory for Turbulence and Complex Systems (LTCS) at Peking University was founded in 1995. More than 40 researchers, including world famous experts in turbulence research, Professor Zhensu She and Professor Shiyi Chen, are working at LTCS, forming an attractive center for turbulence research in China. More information may be obtained at http://ltcs.pku.edu.cn/. 

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    About CAPT

    The Center for Applied Physics and Technology (CAPT) at Peking University was founded on Dec. 23, 2007. About 30 researchers are working at CAPT and more than 50 papers were published in 2008 in various leading journals, including Physical Review Letters, Optic Letters, Applied Physics Letters, The Journal of Fluid Mechanics, and Journal of Chemical Physics. More information may be obtained at http://capt.pku.edu.cn.

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    About Peiyuan Zhou

    Professor Peiyuan Zhou (1902-1993) was a world-renowned leading expert on fluid dynamics and theoretical physics. He was one of the founders of modern mechanics and theoretical physics in China. In his life, he served as vice-chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), chairman of the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), president of Peking University, and several other positions. He led a life of industry, exertion and perseverance and was full of charm and wit, respect for science, patriotism and selfless dedication to the pursuit of truth.