Scientist: Synthesis of Carbon Nanostructures

Honda Research Institute
San Jose, California
Advancement opportunities available
December 10 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
All Industry

This position focuses on the synthesis of carbon nanotubes and graphene. The candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, eagerness to learn and grow, and have a flexible approach to solving problems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing efficient methods for CVD synthesis of carbon nanotubes and graphene, and studying their growth mechanisms
  • Fabrication of carbon nanotube yarns
  • Fabrication of carbon nanotube and graphene composite sheets and yarns
  • Characterize and analyze the materials through SEM, XRD, Raman, UV-Vis, FT-IR, and so on
  • Fabrication of textiles (E-textile) using conductive threads
  • Communicating research results through presentations and scientific publications


  • Ph.D. in materials science, physics, chemistry, or related field
  • Postdoctoral experience in the related field
  • Knowledge in carbon nanotube functionalization preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and good teamwork


  • Up to 4 years with the possibility of further extension at the company’s discretion

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