The Laboratory of Material Science at Honda Research Institute USA, Inc., located in Columbus, OH, is seeking for a Scientist. This position offers the opportunity to work on a challenging but exciting set of problems related to controllable synthesis of metal nanocrystal particles for real-world applications such as catalysis and sensors. The candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, eagerness to learn and grow, and have a flexible approach to solving problems.
Explore and develop efficient methods on metal nanocrystal synthesis with controlled shape and size.
Perform a broad range of nanocrystal and nanomaterials characterization.
Assist catalytic reaction system design, prototype, and catalyst performance evaluation.
PhD degree in chemistry, materials science, physics or related field.
Considerable experience in shape and size controlled nanomaterial synthesis.
Experience in nanomaterial characterization techniques such as SEM, TEM, XRD, EDX, Raman, etc.
Preferred experience in catalysis and catalyst characterization.
Preferred experience in nano fabrication and/or sensor applications.
Strong written and oral communication skills including interacting with other project members in a team environment.
Honda Research Institute, USA was established in 2003 as North America's advanced research center that provides innovative solutions to complex problems with direct applications to Honda's current and future technology roadmap?. Our team of scientists and engineers create technologies, ofte?n generated through a scientific process, and apply them to real situations, addressing more than just abst...ract principles.??? Our core principles include: (1) Maintaining a commitment to high quality and innovative research that supports Honda's short and long term strategy.?? (2) Fostering an open innovation model that establishes partnerships and alliances with academia and the private sector.
Our offices are located Mountain View California and Columbus Ohio. The Mountain View research center focuses on computer science and related research? themes, including autonomous systems, human machine interaction, and computer vision. Material science related research is conducted in the Columbus research center on the campus of The Ohio State University. The research themes in the Columbus research center include advanced material analysis, advanced batteries, nanomaterials for energy applications, and synthesis and studies of nanomaterials.
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