Student Intern

Luna Charlottesville , VA 22901

Posted 2 months ago

Luna Innovations is a NASDAQ-listed company employing a diverse team of scientists, engineers, and business professionals developing and manufacturing a new generation of technologies and products. We have been successful in taking innovative technologies from the applied research stage to product development and ultimately to the commercial market. This has been done utilizing a disciplined and integrated business model designed to accelerate the process and drive breakthroughs in fields as diverse as defense, energy, healthcare, and telecommunications.

Luna Labs, our technology development division headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia, has built a diverse portfolio of innovative solutions and is working to commercialize the most promising ones. We are seeking a student intern to support ongoing interdisciplinary research projects focused on new product development. These products are being developed to improve materials test methods for transportation and monitor infrastructure assets to enable condition based maintenance.

Role/Responsibilities:

  • Support experimental efforts in the field of materials science and corrosion and perform environment assisted cracking, coating evaluations, and electrochemical tests.

  • Perform analysis of experimental data using engineering software packages (e.g., OriginPro, MATLAB, Python) to improve our understanding of corrosion and materials degradation processes.

  • Expand job specific knowledge through training, on-the-job learning, and scientific study.

  • Promote a clean and safe lab environment

Education:

  • Upcoming college junior or senior majoring in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, or a related field.

  • Software proficiencies: MATLAB, OriginPro, Java/Python/ C++ programming

  • Laboratory experience: Electrochemistry, acid etching, microscopy, and data analysis

  • Must be local to Charlottesville, VA

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