Environmental Engineering

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Temple University
Job Description

The BioNext Lab in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Temple University invites Ph.D. applications for Fall 2023/Spring 2024. Students will develop electroactive membranes and combine them with biotechnologies to desalinate seawater, recover resources, and remove emerging contaminants such as antibiotic resistance genes. Students will also have the opportunity to receive hands-on training in data-driven modeling and environmental microbiology. Candidates with the following experience are encouraged to apply: nanomaterials, catalysis, electrochemistry, and membrane technologies. More information about the ongoing research can be found at https://bionex-yuan.weebly.com/.

Temple University is a comprehensive public research institution located in Philadelphia, PA. The 2022 U.S. News & World Report ranks Temple as tied for 46th among public universities in the U.S. Temple is also classified as a university with the "highest research activity" (R1) and is ranked by the National Science Foundation as among the top 100 universities in the country for research expenditures. Temple University is a dynamic urban university with around 40,000 students and provides one of the nation’s most comprehensive and diverse learning environments.

Interested students can contact Dr. Heyang Yuan at heyang.yuan@temple.edu and attach their CVs. The review process will begin immediately and continue the positions are filled.