Ph.D. Position Available!

Dr. Binayak Mohanty in the Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering has a position open for a Ph.D. student in the area of WATER RESOURCES and HYDROLOGICAL SCIENCES.

Projects in this area range from soil moisture studies, scaling of soil moisture properties, multi-scale data assimilation, contaminant fate and transport, nitrogen modeling and redox geochemistry. Research demands laboratory investigations, data assimilation, and/or modeling of soils and contaminants as per the requirement of the project.


This opportunity affords access to state-of-the-art equipments and work on NSF and other federally-funded projects.

Qualifications: Candidates must be currently enrolled in, or be a recent graduate of, an Undergraduate or Master’s degree in related Engineering, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, or Physics disciplines. Candidates should be interested in modeling and/or lab experiments.

Good GRE score and solid mathematical background is expected in a suitable candidate.


Highly talented and motivated individuals are encouraged to apply!

This position is open to students interested in Ph. D. degrees only.

Applicants should e-mail their resume to Dr. Binayak Mohanty with the following information:

  • Your name
  • Your major and expected graduation date
  • Phone number
  • Work, classroom, or other experience relevant to this position

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