Sustainability and Environmental Engineering

Sunday, December 6, 2015
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
PhD Student
Job Institution: 
University of Pittsburgh
Job Description: 

The sustainability and environmental engineering (SEE) faculty group at the University of Pittsburgh seeks PhD student applications for openings beginning in the 2016/17 academic year. The SEE group is affiliated with the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation (MCSI) ( and the University of Pittsburgh Center for Energy (, providing ample opportunity for interdisciplinary training and collaboration. Applications are due January 15, 2016. PhD students receive a stipend and benefits. Applicants should review the departmental website at for additional information and are encouraged to contact relevant faculty. Additional questions may be directed to Dr. Kyle Bibby (

 Specific areas of interest include:

microbial water quality
membrane technologies
colloid and surface science
environmental nanotechnology 
industrial ecology and life cycle assessment
complex systems
high performance buildings
bioelectrochemical systems and materials
eco-hydrology and water resources
bioaccumulation of emerging contaminants

Pittsburgh has been consistently ranked as one of the most livable cities in the US (e.g. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer – students of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.