Bioalgal energy

Friday, January 17, 2014
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
MS or PhD Graduate Fellowship
Job Institution: 
University of New Mexico, New Mexico State University, Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories, and others
Job Description: 

New MS and PhD opportunities bioalgal energy research including microbial ecology, systems and process engineering, genetic engineering, wastewater utilization, algal physiology, sustainability, harvesting, extraction, and conversion of bio-products, chemical instrumentation and analysis, along with economics and energetics-based life-cycle analyses. Support is available through a newly funded National Science Foundation EPSCoR grant for graduate students interested in conducting research at one or multiple research institutions around the state including the University of New Mexico, New Mexico State, Eastern New Mexico University, the New Mexico Consortium, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Sandia National Laboratories. More information on research areas and individuals can be found at http://nmepscor.org/science/algal-biofuels. Application deadlines vary by institution starting in late December. Interested individuals should contact Professors David Hanson (dthanson@unm.edu), Pete Lammers (plammers@nmsu.edu), or Andrew Schuler (schuler@unm.edu) for more details.