NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant, Chemistry/Chemical Engineering/Environmental Engineering

Location
Singapore
Posted
Tuesday, 30 June 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 30 July 2020
Ref
R00001893
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NTU Main Campus, Singapore

Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute - Residues and Resource Reclamation Centre (NEWRI - R3C) is looking for a Research Assistant to support the research for the project titled: Development of a sustainable treatment process for sludge.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support on sampling and testing during co-treatment of MSW and sludge at Waste-to-Energy Research Facility (WTERF)
  • Collect and analyse syngas from the WTERF. Composition of the syngas, amount of contaminants (tar, particulates, sulphur species etc.) will be determined
  • Collect and analyse actual plant data from WTERF and supporting information from the literature on gasification and slag for techno-economic analysis, cost-benefit study and LCA
  • Assist in techno-economic analysis, cost-benefit study and LCA of the combined incineration of sludge and co-gasification of ashes

Job Requirements

  • B.Eng./B.Sc. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering or related field
  • Experience with characterization and treatment of wastes, and thermodynamic analysis
  • Good interpersonal skills, excellent teamwork, good communication and writing, and strong responsibility for research work

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU

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