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Working Student: Experimental Heat Transfer (m/w)

  • GE Corporate
  • Co-op/Intern
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:37:26 PM
  • 2933101
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Corporate Global Research
Location(s): Germany; Garching

About Us:
GE Global Research - Europe employs approximately 200 engineers and scientists from more than 40 different countries. Our scientists and technologists come from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds, including chemistry, physics, mathematics, engineering, sciences and materials research.

Located in the heart of southern Germany, Global Research - Europe sits on the Garching campus of the Technical University of Munich. This creates a unique blend for our scientists to be in a university setting, while performing research in a world-class industrial lab that is dedicated to bringing new technologies to market. The facility also operates closely with technology teams at GE businesses across the globe, ensuring effective transition of breakthrough innovations from the lab into advanced products and services. Within the R&D community, the center maintains close partnerships with numerous universities, research institutions and technology companies in Germany and abroad.

Current research at the facility focuses on automated manufacturing of composite parts, waste heat recovery for industrial and power applications, grid integration of renewable energies, molecular imaging for cancer diagnostics, high power electronics for stationary and mobile applications and advanced compressor technologies.
GE is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that promise we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles... people like you.

Role Summary:
You will be working in a team of heat transfer research engineers on state-of-the-art thermal test rigs and wind tunnels.
Your specific role includes the support of an aviation engine related heat transfer experiment as well as work on thermal airfoil wind tunnel measurements.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Test rig installation and assembly
  • Supporting and conducting heat transfer and film cooling tests
  • Identify measurement uncertainties
  • Work in close collaboration with other team members

  • 3rd year Bachelor or later (Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering)
  • Interest in wind tunnel experiments and heat transfer measurements
  • Can-do attitude and willing to do hands-on work in a laboratory
  • Experience in laboratory environments and working with test equipment
  • Good academic track record
  • Currently enrolled at a university

    Desired Characteristics:
  • 1st or 2nd year Master Student
  • Good knowledge of thermodynamics, especially radiation and convective heat transfer
  • Experience with LabView
  • Experience with Solidworks or NX Unigraphics
  • Experience with designing mechanical systems
  • Basic knowledge of German

    Locations: Germany; Garching
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