New this year!

Several sessions will be devoted to education and careers in fluid dynamics. All events will take place t the Indiana Convention Center and are complimentary. 

Career Fair Sponsors

Be sure to visit the Sponsors in the Exhibit Hall during the refreshment breaks to learn more about opportunities available.

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The Institute for Flow Physics and Control (FlowPAC) is one of the world’s largest and most active research groups focused on fluid dynamics, a discipline that describes the flow of liquids and gases.

FlowPAC researchers are breaking new ground in 7 research areas: Turbulence; Numerical Methods; Propulsion and Power Generation; Aero-optics; Experimental Methods; Supersonic and Hypersonic Flows; and Environmental Flows.

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Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is a distinctive combination of the best of Indiana’s two major research universities — Purdue University and Indiana University offering the latest in STEM graduate studies and advanced research

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The Charles D. Davidson School of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University has been educating future leaders in chemical engineering for over 100 years. This tradition of excellence is combined with a passion for pushing the boundaries of chemical engineering as it pertains to energy solutions, clean water production, advanced manufacturing, pharmaceutical innovation, biological engineering, and the improvement of human health.

We offer the following two distinct degree programs for students to choose from, with approximately 175 graduate students enrolled in these two programs.

  • Ph.D. Program that allows doctoral students to delve deep into the study of a subfield for 4-5years
  • 1-year Professional M.S. Program aimed at providing advanced technical and management training to aspiring industrial leaders in chemical

At Rolls-Royce, we pioneer the power that matters to our customers, to society and to the planet.

To ensure we continue to be pioneers of our industry, Rolls-Royce has a team of over 16,500 engineers around the globe. They include everyone from world experts in their field to those who manage hundreds of people and millions of dollars worth of investments. We recruit engineers at all levels and in a range of disciplines. And while we encourage specialization, we also offer freedom to cross-specialize and develop skills across a number of different areas.

Rolls-Royce is a Military Friendly Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Saturday, November 19, 2022

1A Applying for and succeeding in ACADEMIA post COVID

5:30 pm – 6:45 pm
Level One, Room 143 – 144

  • Organizer: Rui Ni, Johns Hopkins University; Varghese Mathai, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Sponsored by the DFD Committee on Educational and Career Outreach
  • Speakers: Kenny Breuer, Brown University; Jane Bae, Caltech; Rama Govindarajan, ICTS

1B Applying for and succeeding in INDUSTRY post COVID

7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Level One, Room 143 – 144

  • Organizers: Joseph Jewell, Purdue University; Todd Simons, Rolls Royce
  • Speakers: Juan Diego Colmenares Fernandez, General Atomics Inc.; Cassie Cummings, Rolls-Royce; Roy Fulayter, BeeHive; Ken Patel, Sandia National Labs; Kevin Ruhs, Allison Transmission

Sunday, November 20, 2022

A37 Physics careers workshop – marketing your skills to future employers

8:00 am – 8:52 am
Level One, Room 109 – 110

  • Speaker: Crystal Bailey, Head of Career Programs, American Physical Society

This interactive workshop focuses on key professional development skills that are crucial for success in finding careers, particularly in non-academic settings. These include career planning and self-assessment, networking, writing effective resumes, interviewing and negotiation, and more. Light refreshments will be served.

A38 Is graduate school for me? Applications, funding, preparing for the road ahead

8:52 am – 9:44 am
Level One, Room 109 – 110

  • Speaker: Jacqueline E. McDermott, Associate Director of Graduate Diversity and Inclusion, College of Engineering, Purdue University

A Graduate degree can help undergraduate students gain experience and become a leader in their given field. Is a Master’s degree or Ph.D. your next step? This presentation will demystify different graduate school degrees, what graduate school is like, and how to prepare as a junior and senior for graduate study. This session aims to discuss how students can prepare and be competitive for the graduate application process, as well as other topics including funding, weighing job versus graduate school options, and how to engage in professional development programs (summer research, mentoring programs, etc.) in order to be competitive for graduate school.

Monday, November 21, 2022

R01 Early career award winners: Lessons for future success

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Level One, Room: 109 – 110

  • Organizer: Guillermo Paniagua, Purdue University
  • Speakers: Melissa Green, University of Minnesota; Anya Jones, University of Maryland; Mitul Luhar, USC

Early career award winners will present a summary of their funded research programs and some of their main objectives/findings. They will share their experiences on what helped them to define a successful project. They will also provide tips on managing their awards, which should help us become better researchers.