Department of Mechanical Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect/R&D/2023/28

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) invites applications for the post of “Project Engineer” in a DMSRDE sponsored Project on “High Strain Rate Characterization of Amour Grade Ceramic Materials’’.

Minimum qualification for Project Engineer: B.Tech (Mech. Engg.)+3 years’ relevant experience as given below or M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering.

Experience: Candidates with B.Tech should have three years experience in the following areas. Use of the split-Hopkinson bar facility for evaluating the strength of armor grade ceramics under high-strain rates. Numerical modeling of ceramics using appropriate constitutive and failure models under high-speed impact loading. This experience is absolutely necessary and experience certificate from appropriate authority (where the candidate gained such experience) should be included in the application.

Candidates with M.Tech: The above experience is highly desirable for the successful completion of the project.

Salary Range: 26400 – 2200 – 66000

Duration of appointment: One year. (this is not a permanent position)

No. of positions: one

Application along with complete bio-data as per the format

Prof. P. Venkitanarayanan, Project Investigator, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur (UP). Kindly mention the project title in your application. Applicants will be able to send the applications by email also to

Last date: Applications should reach by e-mail or by mail on or before 4 PM on 20:02:2023. Please note that e-mail applications should be sent only to

P. Venkitanarayanan
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur, India 208016