A graduate assistant position available at the University of South Carolina for fall 2023

Scholarship: Fully funded
Degree:  M.S. or B.S. degree
Nationality: International Students
Location: USA
Application deadlines: Open

Scholarship Description:

We are looking for one self-motivated PhD student dedicated to the cutting-edge research in catalyst materials and electrochemical reaction engineering. The lab focuses on study and development of advanced materials useful as catalysts for energy-related processes, including fuel cell reactions, water electrolysis, and hydrogen storage. The candidate will be trained based on his/her own research interests and multi-disciplinarily in electrochemical reaction engineering, materials chemistry, and catalysis science.

The University of South Carolina is a public, R1 research university in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. It is the flagship of the University of South Carolina System and has a strong PhD program in Chemical Engineering. The candidate will be given full financial supports plus tuition waiver and health benefits during the time of graduate study. Please browse https://sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/engineering_and_computing/departments/chemical_engineering/index.php for information of the university and the department. For more of the research activities in the lab and our recent publications, please visit our lab page at https://sites.google.com/view/usc-penglab and Google scholar page at https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=5qct2C8AAAAJ&hl=en. 

 Available Subjects:

  • Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Materials Science, or other related majors

Eligibility criteria:

  • Strong interests and high motivation in catalysis and electrochemical reaction engineering research
  • Good GPA
  • Qualified score on an English proficiency test: TOEFL (≥80), or IELTS (≥6.5), or PTE (≥53)

Application Procedure:

Applications are open until the position is filled. Interested applicants please contact Dr. Zhenmeng Peng directly at [email protected] with CV and other supporting documentation.