PhD Position in Environmental Engineering

Job Type
Job Rank
Graduate Research Assistant
Job Institution
University of Houston
Job Description

Dr. Stacey Louie is seeking graduate research assistants for Fall 2022 (preferred) or Spring 2023 for the PhD program in Environmental Engineering at the University of Houston. The PhD students will conduct research on NSF- and USDA-funded projects in the areas of environmental nanotechnology and fate and transport of environmental pollutants. Specific project topics include polymeric nanomaterials for agriculture and drug delivery applications and the fate and formation of metallic nanomaterials in the environment.

Graduate students will have opportunities for hands-on training with analytical instrumentation available in the Louie labs, including advanced chromatography for nanoparticle characterization, mass spectrometry for pollutant identification, and spectroscopic methods for surface characterization.

Engineering students with a strong background in chemistry (e.g. Chemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering), exceptional work ethic and self-motivation, and passion for science are particularly encouraged.

Interested applicants should contact Dr. Stacey Louie ( with a copy of your CV or resume, including GRE scores. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.