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) (www.mascarocenter.pitt.edu) and the University of Pittsburgh Center for Energy (http://www.energy.pitt.edu), 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 www.engineering.pitt.edu/civil for additional information and are encouraged to contact relevant faculty. Additional questions may be directed to Dr. Kyle Bibby (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Specific areas of interest include:
microbial water quality
colloid and surface science
industrial ecology and life cycle assessment
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. https://getfitpgh.com/pittsburgh-best-city/). The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer – students of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.