HyperDamping Inc. is revolutionizing the world of sound and vibration damping with a proprietary and patent pending technology. We’re a young startup in Columbus, Ohio, based on technology developed at Ohio State University, and we recently received funding from Rhapsody Venture Partners. With client projects underway in many industries including, automotive, manufacturing, heavy machinery, and tooling, we’re looking for a Senior Design Engineer to work with our co-founder and CTO Professor Ryan Harne to deliver HyperDamping solutions to clients. The position is an exceptional opportunity for an emerging technical innovator and leader, who seeks responsibility, client exposure, and pathways for advancement in a growing startup company.


Senior Design Engineer


Full time, in the Columbus, OH, area with frequent domestic travel and potential for international travel


  • Development of advanced materials with tunable properties for shock and vibration mitigation

  • Analysis of client requirements

  • Design, fabrication, testing, and analysis of advanced materials to meet client performance requirements

  • Management of production and testing partners

  • Documentation and reporting

  • Project and communications management with client


Market competitive


The ideal candidate will have the following credentials:

At least 3 years of documented experience with:

1)     Structural mechanics, structural dynamics, and materials science research project work

a)      Project administration (or equivalent)

b)     Data acquisition, post-processing, and interpretation

c)      Understanding and/or experience with of 3D printing, casting, injection molding, and extrusion fabrication

d)     Software including MATLAB, National Instruments applications, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, CAD programs

2)     M.S. or Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Materials Science, or a related discipline

3)     Excellent written and spoken English communication skills

4)     Excellent ability to maintain a clean laboratory environment and handle chemicals and raw materials, such as silicone rubbers, urethanes, and related polymers

5)      Ability to lift and maneuver lab equipment and materials less than 40 pounds


TO APPLY: Email a single PDF document containing (a) Resumé/CV, (b) list of 3 professional references, and (c) cover letter to info@hyperdamping.com with subject heading "Application for Senior Design Engineer, < insert your name here >".