Photocatalysis, Physical Chemical Processes

Saturday, August 7, 2021
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
PhD students
Job Institution: 
Auburn University
Job Description: 

Dongye (Don) Zhao’s group in the Environmental Engineering Program at Auburn University is looking for highly motivated Ph.D. students to carry out research projects focusing on:

  • Photocatalytic degradation of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in water, landfill leachate, and soil/sediment.

The following qualifications are desired:

  1. BS or MS in a relevant area (Chemistry, Environmental or Chemical Engineering)
  2. Strong motivation, dedication to scholarly excellence, and hardworking,
  3. Good English writing skill and experience in publishing high-quality research papers,
  4. Experience in typical environmental labs and proper instrument skills, and
  5. Knowledge and experience in preparation and testing of novel photocatalysts.

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact: 

Dr. Dongye (Don) Zhao

Engineering Alumni Endowed Professor of Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering Program

Department of Civil Engineering

Auburn University, AL 36849-5337, USA


E-mail:                Phone: 334-844 6277