Graduate research assistant-Bioenvironmental Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
May 7, 2018
Part Time - Entry Level
An assistantship is available for a student who is interested in pursuing a Ph.D. degree in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at the University of Illinois. The project is related to livestock animal waste management and utilization. The goals of the project are to convert animal wastes to value-added products and energy, to reduce the risk of spreading infectious diseases, and to minimize adverse impacts of waste management on the environment. Start date is August 20th, 2018 (Fall 2018). Please send your resume to Clinical Assist. Prof. Nesli Akdeniz (firstname.lastname@example.org).
1. MS degree in biological, agricultural or a closely related engineering field 2. Experience with biochemical degradation processes (composting, fermentation, anaerobic digestion) 3. Interest in conducting applied research and extension projects 4. Excellent communication and problem-solving skills 5. Bonus skill: Experience with data acquisition systems