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DR. HANWU LEI Biofuels, Bioproducts & Thermochemical Catalysis Lab

Available Positions

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Bioenergy and Bioproduct Engineering

Washington State University

We are seeking the highly motivated individual to join the research group led by Professor Hanwu Lei, Department of Biological Systems Engineering at the Washington State University.  The research and development program involves process development, biomass thermochemical conversions, carbon materials, nano-catalysts, and catalysis. A successful candidate should hold a PhD degree in engineering principle (chemical, bioprocessing, bioenergy or bioproduct) with solid process engineering and chemistry background and knowledge in nano material and catalysis. Candidate should have excellent problem-solving ability and strong written and verbal communication skills in English.

Preferred Qualifications include:  self-motivated, experience in biomass conversions with catalysis and nanocatalysts, and experience in conducting scientific experiments and data collection and analysis.

The position is available in December 2018 or opens until it is filled. Please send an email to Dr. Hanwu Lei at and include the following: (a) a cover letter, (b) a current C.V., and (c) contact information for three referees familiar with your background and technical experience. The Washington State University is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

Current Opportunities for:

Graduate and Post Doctoral Research Opportunities
Please contact Dr. Lei for current opportunities.

Undergraduate research opportunities
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