Applications are invited from highly motivated and dynamic Indian nationals for ‘Junior Research Fellow’ (JRF) position for the project titled "Development and Testing of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Assisted Hybrid Double-Slope Desalination Solar Still for Off-grid Rural-North East India" under SERB, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India (File No.: CRG/2021/007864) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Meghalaya.
Principal investigator (PI): Dr. Biplab Kumar Debnath, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Meghalaya.
Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI): Dr. Rajat Subhra Das, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Meghalaya.
No. of post available: One (1)
Duration of the project available: 2 Years (Upto 2024)
Eligibility: MTech/ME (or, BTech) in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Fluid/ Thermal Engineering with a minimum of 60% marks or an equivalent in Master’s degree (or, 75% marks or an equivalent in Bachelor’s degree). Relaxation for SC/ST & PH will be considered as per Government of India norms. The candidate should preferably have a GATE score.
Desirable Qualification & Experience: Preference will be given to candidates with working experience relevant to the project. Candidate should have in depth knowledge of heat/mass transfer and fluid mechanics.
Age limit: Must not be over 28 years as on February 10th, 2023 (relaxation as per the norms/orders of Government of India).
Duration of appointment: Initial appointment is for one year, which is extendable upto 2 years solely based on the performance.
Consolidated monthly compensation / Fellowship: Rs. 31,000/- per month for the 02 years.
Dr. Biplab Kumar Debnath (PI) and Dr. Rajat Subhra Das (Co-PI)
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Bijni Complex, Laitumkhrah,