Julianna Abel

Mechanical Engineering
Room 107
111 SE Church St
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-301-7065
Email: [email protected]
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Openings: The Design of Active Materials and Structures Lab values multidisciplinary perspectives to create multifunctional structures for a variety of aerospace, biomedical, wearable, and consumer product applications. Excellent scholars from all areas of engineering, science, and design at any education level are welcome. 

Graduate students: There are 1-3 openings in the Design of Active Materials and Structures Lab starting Fall 2020. First-year UMN PhD students should contact Julianna to learn more. If you are interested in a position for Fall 2021, the first step is to apply for admission to the ME program. 

Undergraduate students: There are undergraduate research positions available in Spring 2021 for exceptional and highly motivated undergraduate students to perform independent research projects. Interested students should contact Prof. Abel with their CV, unofficial transcript, and 2 references.

Postdoctoral scholars: There are no current openings for postdoc positions in the lab.