Research Fellow (Heterogeneous Catalysis)
The successful candidate will join a project that aims to develop innovative photocatalytic processes for the conversion of renewable feedstock, specifically woody biomass, into amino acids with bio-/chemo-induced chirality. The research fellow will design and optimize these processes, and additionally work on the design of a catalytic system for ammonia decomposition.
- Design and develop new photo catalytic processes to make amino acids from woody biomass feedstock.
- Synthesize and characterize novel catalysts for amino acid synthesis.
- Participate in the reactor and system design for ammonia cracking.
- Contribute to the preparation of research reports, publications, presentations, and grant proposals.
- Assist in the supervision of graduate students and junior research staff.
- Comply with all safety regulations and environmental guidelines associated with laboratory work.
- PhD training in Chemical Engineering.
- Proven experience in photo catalysis and green chemistry.
- Knowledge of sustainable and renewable feedstocks, such as woody biomass.
- Proficiency in using analytical techniques.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team.
- Demonstrated ability to publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals.
Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: College of Design and Engineering
Department: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID: 21781