Air Quality Modeling

Thursday, September 1, 2016
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Graduate Research Assistant
Job Institution: 
North Carolina State University
Job Description: 

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. Additional information is available here: https://fgarciam.wordpress.ncsu.edu/prospective-students/ At NC State, students will be part of one of the largest civil and environmental engineering departments in the U.S. and a vibrant research community. NC State is also great place to undertake air pollution research. Students will have opportunities to interact with many faculty members and researchers working on air quality and environmental modeling across different academic departments and institutions. The Triangle region offers excellent research and career resources for air pollution engineers. In addition, Raleigh is a great place to live. Financial support for graduate students covers tuition and living expenses while they pursue their degrees. Graduate applications should be submitted to the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, and students can indicate a preference for the Environmental, Water Resources, and Coastal Engineering or Computing and Systems programs (http://www.ce.ncsu.edu/admission/). Students interested in applying are encouraged to contact me directly (f_garcia@ncsu.edu) to discuss research opportunities.