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Seeking for PhD students in energy storage and water treatment
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Date Posted Aug. 21, 2020
Title Seeking for PhD students in energy storage and water treatment
University University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI, United States
Department Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Water Resources Engineering
    Polymer Science
    Mechanical Engineering
    Ecological and Environmental
    Engineering Mechanics
    Civil Engineering
    Engineering - Other

The Water-Energy Nexus Group is looking for PhD students (for 2021 Spring or 2021 Fall) in the area of clean energy storage (lithium-ion batteries and beyond) and water-energy nexus (self-cleaning polymer, heavy metal/bacteria/POPs removal etc.) at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
The general areas of interest are of electrode material synthesis, novel lithium-based batteries including but not limited to Li-ion, Li-S, and Li-metal batteries, water/air purification and self-cleaning coatings, etc. The potential students will perform the PhD projects in one or more of the following areas: Lithium-ion batteries, Electrochemistry analysis, Nano-materials synthesis and characterization, In-situ TEM observation, bacteria/POPs/chemicals removal, self-cleaning, etc. The candidate may do some experiments at other universities and national labs.

To apply please send a CV to Prof. Niu at

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