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Join us

The Cornell Space Structures lab is looking for highly motivated undergraduate, graduate students and postdocs to join the team. We are primarily seeking students with a solid mechanics and structures background, with an interest in spacecraft engineering. However, students with expertise in other disciplines shouldn't hesitate to reach out! See more details below on how to join the group.

Postdoc Positions:

We currently (2022-2023) do not offer any postdoc positions, but make sure to check this page again in the future for potential openings.

Ph.D. Positions:

We have several open Ph.D. positions for students who have been admitted to the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Ph.D. program at Cornell. Please reach out to Prof. Royer ( if you are interested. Students not yet at Cornell are encouraged to apply for the MAE Ph.D. program.

M.S., M.Eng. and Undergraduate Positions:

We offer some research opportunities to highly motivated M.S., M.Eng and undergraduate students at Cornell. Master thesis projects for students from other universities (US and other countries) are also possible. Please reach out to Prof. Royer ( if you are interested.

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