Environmental Engineering

The E-H2O Research Group in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of New Mexico is seeking a Ph.D. student interested in environmental engineering to start in Spring 2014.  The University of New Mexico is located in the beautiful city of Albuquerque (, in the vicinity of Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories. 


Environmental Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is seeking a Ph.D. student to work under the guidance of Dr. Wen Zhang on the environmental application of nanotechnology. Specifically, the project will focus on developing a novel photocatalytic reactor for simultaneous wastewater treatment and hydrogen production. The ideal candidate will possess a M.S. in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related fields, though exceptional B.S.-level candidates may also be considered.

Ph.D./R.A. for Green Energy Research (Starting 2013 Winter)

The new Green Energy Research Group of Dr. Shao-Yuan (Ben) Leu in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is looking for applicants of 1 Ph.D. and 1~2 Research Assistants (R.A.) to study Wastes-to-Energy alternative in Hong Kong. The expacted research works will be on developing innovative techniques to convert municipal solid wastes and biomass into high value biofuels and other useful products. Applicants who hold a Master Degree in Environmental Science/Engineering, Chemistry, Biological Techniques, or related fields are welcome to submit your application.

Environmental Engineering/Microbiology/Wastewater Treatment/Antibiotic Resistance

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is seeking a Ph.D. student to work under the guidance of Dr. Daniel Gerrity on a funded project evaluating the effects of wastewater treatment processes on the proliferation/mitigation of antibiotic resistant bacteria and antibiotic resistance genes. This project incorporates elements of environmental engineering and microbiology.

Engineering, Physics

University of Aberdeen, School of Engineering, Aberdeen, UK Early Stage Researcher/PhD student - ENG011R, Ref #:1320208 Salary: £32,570 per annum plus £600 monthly mobility allowance The closing date for the receipt of applications is June 30, 2013. This post is a part of the Marie Curie Initial Training Network “Hydrodynamic Transport at Ecologically Critical Heterogeneous Interfaces” (HYTECH). The candidate will be required to register for a Doctoral degree and will be expected to complete the requirements of the degree within the 36 month duration of the project.

Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering

The Whelton Group at the University of South Alabama seeks candidates for a M.S. Civil Engineering (Environmental Focus) Graduate Research Assistantship for Fall 2013. The student would complete environmental engineering coursework in addition to a thesis research project pertaining to degradation of polymer materials in fossil and nuclear power facilities. All work would be completed at South Alabama and would include water and material characterization.


The Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago seeks candidates for a PhD Research Assistantship for a project focused on the development of reactive electrochemical membranes for water purification. The ideal candidate will possess a M.S. in Chemical or Environmental Engineering, and prior experience in electrochemistry, membrane processes, and surface characterization. Candidates holding a B.S. or M.S. in related fields will also be considered.

Graduate studies

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) attracts top postgraduate students to conduct fundamental and goal-oriented research to address the world’s pressing scientific and technological problems. The University is committed to cutting-edge research in the areas of water, food, energy, and the environment (including the Red Sea).

Global Korea Scholarship

Dr. Sang-Hyoun Kim's Lab at Daegu University is currently looking for master course students who want to participate in cutting-edge environmental engineering and bioenergy research. The research will focus on anaerobic digestion of solid waste and wastewater, biohydrogen production from renewable resources, industrial symbiosys and energy saving in industrial wastewater treatment. Graduate students in Dr.


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