Research Associate in Chemical Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
07 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2018
Contract Type
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


You will be required to attach the following:

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

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