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Research Position available at Mississippi State University

The Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Mississippi State University is seeking one PhD student, one Master student, or one Postdoctoral associate. The research topic will involve municipal solid waste to liquid hydrocarbons production via gasification and catalytic conversion.

The research team members have unique expertise in the fields of biomass pretreatment, gasification, and syngas to hydrocarbon catalytic conversion. The research program offers interdisciplinary research opportunities on biomass thermal chemical processing and catalytic conversion. The selected graduate research assistant will be offered a research assistantship with tuition and health insurance benefit.

The candidate should have bachelorís degree/s in material science, chemical engineering, or related engineering area. Previous experiences in catalyst preparation and tubular reactor processing are desirable but not required. Interested qualified applicants are encouraged to send their resume, copies of transcripts, TOEFL (for international candidates only), with an application letter to Dr. Fei Yu at the address below. This position will remain open in Spring 2023 until the suitable candidate is found.

Fei Yu, Professor


Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Mississippi State University


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