Research Characterization Intern:

Painted Post New York

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.

Scope of Position: Summer Intern to work on an Science & Technology Characterization Science Particle Science and Engineering project linking static and dynamic multi-scale characterization of particulate systems enabling particle flow modeling.


Day to Day Responsibilities: Working in the Characterization Science Powder Rheology Laboratory (PRL) collecting and analyzing multi-scale particle to bulk powder flow properties and behavior enabling process understanding via Discrete Element Method (DEM) simulations.


Travel Requirements: None


Hours of work – 8 hours per day; work schedule – 5 days a week; flex-time: 8am to 5pm (Week days)


Required Skills:

• Familiar with rate processes and kinetics of particle systems, particle transport in fluids and powders, mathematics of particulate systems, i.e. population balance, discrete element method (DEM) and simulation, particle to bulk flow characterization and measurements, particle-fluid and particle-particle separation and classification, particle-based product engineering & economics.


Education and Experience:  BS/MEng in Material Science and Engineering or Chemical Engineering


Desired Skills: Strong experimental and modeling/simulation skills


Soft Skills:  Must be a poised communicator of his/her technology, conveying clear understanding of current practices and is willing to work in a diverse team environment.

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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