I am always looking for enthusiastic PhD, MS, and undergraduate students interested in interdisciplinary environmental questions and computer modeling to join the research group. Research opportunities center on regional and global atmospheric modeling, and cover a wide range of potential projects exploring the connections between air pollution, climate change, energy use, environmental policy, and health.
At NC State, students will be part of a world-class program and one of the largest civil and environmental engineering departments in the U.S. The department strongly supports collaborative and interdisciplinary work. NC State is a great place to do air-related research. Students in my group will have opportunities to interact with other faculty and researchers working on air pollution and environmental modeling across different academic departments and institutions. The Triangle region is also an excellent place to become involved in air pollution. Many research and career-related resources are available in the area, including EPA’s RTP Campus, the Research Triangle Institute, the Community Modeling and Analysis System (CMAS) center, and several environmental engineering firms. In addition, Raleigh is a fantastic place to live.
Financial support is available for graduate students in the research group to cover tuition and living expenses while they pursue their advanced degrees. Undergraduate students may receive an hourly salary or academic credit while gaining research experience. Students interested in joining the group can contact me directly to discuss research opportunities. Graduate applications are submitted to the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, and students can indicate a preference for the Environmental Engineering or Computing and Systems programs (additional information about applying is available here). If you are interested in working with me, it is useful to indicate that in your application. I am always available to discuss research possibilities and explore mutual interests.