Ph.D students at Princeton University

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
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Ph.D students at Princeton University
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Princeton University
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The Princeton WET Lab (Water & Energy Technology Lab) is seeking motivated graduate students at the Ph.D level. The successful applicants will have strong background in one of the following areas: greenhouse gas accounting, data science, electrocatalysis, or microbial electrochemistry. The students will work primarily under Prof. Zhiyong Jason Ren ( but be co-advised by faculty from other disciplines at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment ( and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (

The research position(s) will focus on exploring the greenhouse gas emissions associated with water utilization cycle, machine learning tools for environmental process engineering, and microbial and electrocatalysis for energy and resource recovery. Desired applicants will have an MS or BS degree in civil/environmental engineering, chemical/biological engineering, electrical/computer engineering or a related field. The research will involve laboratory experiments, advanced analyses, or quantitative data analysis with machine learning. Applicants should have high motivation in research and demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Interested students should check Princeton University graduate school website ( for application details and CEE websites for other information (Deadline Jan.3rd, 2022). The planned start date is August 2022, and successful students will receive full financial support including tuition coverage, benefits, and competitive stipend. Interested applicants should contact Prof. Ren directly ( for questions. Please include a current CV and a brief statement that addresses your academic background and long-term career goals.