PhD Studentship on Biorefinery Research – Converting Lignocellulosic Biomass into Biofuels and/or Value-Added Products
A PhD/MS graduate research assistant position is available in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering at North Carolina State University staring Spring 2017 or Summer/Fall 2017. Research will center on local to global air quality modeling and explore the connections between air pollution, climate change and environmental policy. Potential projects include studying the effect of forest fires on atmospheric pollution, evaluating the impacts of climate policies on air quality and health, and developing numerical and computational methods for environmental models.
Two fully-funded PhD graduate assistantship, starting in spring 2017, is available in Dr. Yandi Hu’s group in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at University of Houston, TX, United States of America.
The Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering (CCEE) (www.ccee.ncsu.edu/) at North Carolina State University (NCSU) are seeking a PhD student with a background in engineering or a related field interested in systematic analysis of solid waste management and recycling processes and systems analysis to take a lead role in developing state-of-the-art life-cycle models of solid waste management processes and systems as part of their PhD research. Interested applicants should complete and submit the form at the following link:go.ncsu.edu/iswm-phd
A PhD assistant position is available in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Michigan State University. The successful applicant is expected to conduct research in the area of environmental microbiology and contaminant bioremediation (http://www.egr.msu.edu/~cupplesa/). BS and MS graduates in Environmental Engineering are preferred.
Dr. Nirupam Aich’s Laboratory for Environmental Nanotechnology (LEN) within the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering (CSEE) in the University at Buffalo (UB), The State University of New York (SUNY) has a funded opening for a Ph.D. student with starting date from January 2017. The admitted student’s research will focus on synthesis and application of multifunctional catalytic nanohybrids for water treatment.
A PhD assistant position is available in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville （UAH: http://www.uah.edu/）starting Spring, 2017. The successful applicant is expected to conduct research in the area of sustainable water and wastewater treatment and/or non-point source pollution control. A BS in environmental engineering or a related field is required and applicants with a MS degree in pertinent fields are preferred.
The research group of Professor Irene M. C. Lo at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, would like to invite applications for PhD study in the research area of superparamagnetic nano-photocatalysts for wastewater treatment.
1-2 PhD teaching assistantship and research assistantship are available in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville starting Fall 2016 or Spring 2017. A BS or MS in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Environmental Engineering, Materials Science, or a related field is desired. The future research topic includes synthesis of nanostructured catalytic materials, in situ characterization of working catalysts under wasterwater treatment conditions, and performance testing. For more information, please visit http://leilab.uah.edu/