Research Assistantship – Methane Dry Reforming
The Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Mississippi State University is seeking one PhD student and one Master student. 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 bachelor’s degree/s in material science, chemical engineering, or related 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 or Fall 2022 until the suitable candidate is found.
Fei Yu, Professor
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Mississippi State University
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