There is one Ph.D./Graduate student opening in the research group of Prof. Nitin Chopra (NPG: http://www.unix.eng.ua.edu/~chopra/ ) in the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (MTE) Department at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA. The selected applicant will be working in nanotechnology area.
The research work will be focused on advanced materials fabrication/synthesis techniques. This may include work in graphene, nanowires, thin film deposition, electron microscopies, Raman spectroscopy, and other characterization methods. The research project is highly competitive and rewarding and will provide the selected candidate with an all-round professional and career development.
It is preferred that the applicant has a bachelors degree in Materials Sc./Materials Engg./Metallurgy/Electrical Engineering/Chemical Engineering/Chemistry/Physics. The graduate student is required to complete full Ph.D. credit hours course work in the MTE department or MSE program.
The position starts in Spring 2010 and interested applicants should submit detailed CV/Resume, statement of research, GRE, TOEFL to nchopra [at] eng.ua [.] edu for pre-screening. Deadline is August 30th, 2010. GRE/TOEFL IS MUST FOR THIS POSITION, IF YOU ARE AN INTERNATIONAL APPLICANT (ANY APPLICATIONS WITHOUT GRE AND TOEFL WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED).
FOR DOMESTIC (US) APPLICANTS: PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR DETAILS (nchopra [at] eng.ua [.] edu) ASAP and THE APPLICATION WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR FALL 2010 (STARTING AUGUST 22).
NOTE: The expertise gained in the project in Dr. Chopra’s group will be professionally beneficial for those who intend to go for future industrial and academic jobs in nanotechnology, electronic devices, emerging materials and energy technologies, etc.
To apply: DEADLINE IS August 30TH, 2010. PLEASE SEND ME YOUR CV, STATEMENT OF PURPOSE, GRE,TOEFL, AND OTHER DETAILS DIRECTLY THROUGH E MAIL: nchopra [at] eng.ua [.] edu NOTE: The selected candidate will join in Spring 2010.