The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University is seeking to recruit 1-2 Ph.D. students to work on projects related to materials chemistry for sustainable energy and resource recovery. The work with incorporate elements of material synthesis, chemical and morphological characterization, and development of novel gas-solid and gas-liquid-solid reactor systems.
The candidate must have a B.S. in environmental engineering, chemical engineering, materials science and engineering, chemistry or related fields. Candidates with a master’s degree are preferred. Candidates are required to demonstrate experience in one or more of the following areas: (i) electrochemistry, (ii) molecular modeling (MD/DFT), and (iii) advanced characterization and microreactor design. Peer-reviewed journal publications are required. The candidate is expected to have a strong academic record, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience in working towards milestones and delivering results on time is essential. Intended start date is May/June 2020.
Applications received by December 26, 2019 will be given preference but we will continue to accept applications till January 2, 2019. Please address the application to Dr. Greeshma Gadikota, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, 117 Hollister Hall, 527 College Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14853. Interested applicants are requested to send the following as a single PDF file:
(1) a cover letter describing your research interests and career objectives,
(2) a curriculum vitae (including GRE and TOEFL scores as applicable),
(3) a copy of your unofficial transcripts
(4) the names of at least 3 references, and
(5) One or two copies of manuscripts, poster/conference presentations.