Water and Health PhD Opportunity

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Graduate Student
Job Institution: 
University of Connecticut
Job Description: 


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UConn has funding for 2 PhD students to work with Professor Jonathan Mellor on systems based approaches to study water, health and climate change in Ethiopia and Connecticut. Primary areas of research may include:

Climate change impacts on water resources and health.

Climate change resiliency and adaptation strategies.

Coupled human/engineered/environmental systems and agent-based modeling.

Appropriate water treatment technologies.

Applicants should have a BS or MS (preferred) in engineering, computer science, environmental science, public health or a related field. They must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident. Interested applicants should contact Professor Mellor (jonathan.mellor@uconn.edu).  For more information, log onto http://iwr.engr.uconn.edu/.