NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant, Chemistry/Chemical Engineering/Environmental Engineering

Location
Singapore
Posted
31 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Aug 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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