KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Research Associate in Chemical Engineering

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
07 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2018
Ref
IRC23909
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About University

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology combines The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research and The Petroleum Institute into one world-class, research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering. Khalifa University of Science and Technology endeavors to be a leader among research intensive universities of the 21st century, while catalyzing the growth of Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s rapidly developing knowledge economy.

Brief Description

  • To provide high quality research support and undertake internationally competitive research aimed at publication thereby contributing to the academic and research mission of the University.
  • Ability to present research plans and findings in a convincing style, both in oral and written modes of communication.

Detailed Description

Operational Responsibilities

  • Develop surrogate model of algae growth for CO2 capture and sequestration
  • Collaborate research activities and joint papers with the Process Systems Engineering Laboratory group at MIT on integrating models of alternatives existing novel capture-sub-processes with overall processes/power plants and then with the holistic CO2 infrastructure
  • Develop optimal process scheduling for biological systems
  • Perform parametric study of algae cultivation via laboratory design of experiment.

Job Requirements

  • Candidate should have a Masters in Chemical Engineering
  • Candidate should have experience in process systems modeling, simulation and optimization. Hands-on experience with algae cultivation in the lab is desired.

How To Apply

Note:

You will be required to attach the following:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Passport-size photograph
  3. Teaching and Research Statement

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