Cari Dutcher
Mechanical Engineering Rm 113
111 SE Church St
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0153

Phone: 612-624-0428
Email: [email protected]
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Openings: In the Dutcher Group, we highly value approaching challenges in complex fluid dynamics with multidisciplinary perspectives. Excellent scholars from all areas of engineering and science, broadly defined, and at any education level, are welcome here. 

Postdoctoral scholars: There may be openings in the areas of aerosol science, soft matter science and microfluidic flows. Please contact Prof. Dutcher with your CV and list of three references. 

Graduate students: There may be openings in the Complex Fluids and Multiphase Flows group starting in the. First year Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering and Materials Science UMN PhD students should contact Cari to learn more. If you are interested in a position, the first step is to apply for admission to the Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering and Materials Science PhD programs. 

Undergraduate students: There may be undergraduate research positions available, for exceptional and highly motivated undergraduate students to perform independent research projects. Interested ME and CEMS students should contact Prof. Dutcher with your CV and unofficial transcript.

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Former and current Dutcher group members hold degrees in applied science, biological engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, engineering mathematics, environmental science and engineering, mathematics, mechanical engineering, meteorology, music performance, and physics.