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Ph.D. Student Recruitment in the Process Technology and Advanced Materials Research Lab
Purdue University

Date Posted Jan. 22, 2024
Title Ph.D. Student Recruitment in the Process Technology and Advanced Materials Research Lab
University Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN, United States
Department School of Engineering Technology
Application Deadline Apr. 1, 2024
Position Start Date Aug. 15, 2024
  • Graduate Student
  • Polymer Science
    Mechanical Engineering
    Ecological and Environmental
    Energy Technology
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Engineering - Other

Title: Ph.D. Graduate Student Recruitment at Purdue University (Main Campus) in the Process Technology and Advanced Materials Research Lab

Prof. Lee at Purdue University is recruiting Ph.D. students for the Process Technology and Advanced Materials Research Lab.




1. General Research & Recruitment Areas:

     - Advanced Materials Processing

     - Emerging (Multi-)Functional Materials for Energy, Sensing, Information Processing, and Computing

     - National Science Foundation (NSF) projects, including national and corporate projects

     - Recruitment Area: Improvement of battery performance and mitigation of degradation through Functional CVD polymers (using oxidative CVD & initiated CVD polymer materials).


2. Recruitment Process (Eligibility) and Number of Positions:

     - Ph.D. program: 2-3 positions

     - Priority given to candidates with a master's degree (or expected to obtain one) and those with experience in undergraduate research in related fields. Exceptional candidates with a strong bachelor's degree in relevant fields are also welcome to apply.

     - Majors considered for Applicants: Materials/Advanced Materials Engineering, Electrical Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Semiconductor Device Engineering

     - Starting in the August 2024 semester (or January 2025 semester)


3. Submission Documents:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV to the following email for consultation ( ).

     - CV/Resume: Include a cover letter explaining motivation for application and research experience, along with a list of at least two references (position and contact information) and publications. Please send all achievements via email to .

     - English Proficiency: TOEFL (or IELTS) scores are required and must meet the following criteria. (GRE scores are not currently required temporarily)

o   TOEFL: Internet-Based Test (IBT): Minimum Overall Required Score: 80

Minimum Section Requirements:

Reading: 19

Listening: 14

Speaking: 18

Writing: 18


o   IELTS (Academic Module): Minimum Overall Required Score: 6.5

Minimum Section Requirements:

Reading: 6.5

Listening: 6.0

Speaking: 6.0

Writing: 5.5


4. Application Details (Benefits):

Research Assistantship (RA) or Teaching Assistantship (TA) with full tuition coverage and living stipend.


5. Application Schedule:

For those available to start in the August 2024 semester, please expedite the consultation and application process along with the required documents mentioned above. (Considering the urgency due to the application deadline)

Submit application documents via email for consultation to .

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Sunghwan Lee
    School of Engineering Technology
    Purdue University
    West Lafayette, IN 47907


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