Date Posted
13 Oct 2024

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PhD Program
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Ph.D. Positions in Chemical and Materials Engineering

13 Oct 2024

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Position Description

Two Ph.D. positions in Chemical or Materials Engineering are available in Dr. Mengqiang Zhao’s research group at New Jersey Institute of Technology to start from Spring 2021 or Fall 2021. Ph.D. students will work on federal and state-funded research projects supervised by Dr. Mengqiang Zhao. Visit to learn more about our research.

Research Area:
Low Dimensional Materials/Nanomaterials; Energy Storage and Conversion; Electronics and Biosensors.

Students with backgrounds in one of the following disciplines are encouraged to apply: chemical engineering, materials science, chemistry, physics, and mechanical engineering.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Previous research experience on the synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials, energy storage and conversion, electronics, sensors.
2. Knowledge/ experience of working on various experimental techniques including scanning electron microscopy (SEM), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), X-ray diffraction, Raman, etc.
3. Proven record of research accomplishments through publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations in national/ international conferences is a big plus.
4. Ability to work in a team environment, oral, and written communication skills in English, and self-motivation with strong work ethics.

EEO/AA Policy
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following statement:
In compliance with federal law, including the provisions of Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, NJIT does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or military service in its administration of educational policies, programs, or activities; its admissions policies; scholarship and loan programs; athletic or other University-administered programs; or employment. In addition, the University does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation
consistent with the University nondiscrimination policy.
As an employer or prospective employer of NJIT students and graduates we agree to base employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity consistent with our intent to achieve the goals outlined in the University’s Affirmative Action Plan.

How to Apply

For initial applications, please send your detailed CV (include GRE/ TOEFL scores) and a copy of your recent transcript to Dr. Mengqiang Zhao: Invited candidates will be required to complete a formal NJIT application as described at the NJIT admissions website: Contact Information: Mengqiang Zhao, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, NJ 07102 USA E-mail: Department website: Group website:

Position Category: Engineering. Position Type: PhD Program.