PhD Positions

Research projects

The 6th call open now!

Closing date: 03 November 2017 (5 pm Dutch time).

6.1 Water desalination with chemically modified carbon nanotube electrodes - physics, chemical or mechanical engineering - Prof.dr. Bert van der Wal (Wageningen University, Dept. Environmental Technology)
6.2 Extended biostability of potable water through sustainable non-chemical treatment -microbiology, molecular biology, biotechnology or biophysics -Dr. Astrid H. Paulitsch-Fuchs (MUG)
6.3 Converting wastewater treatment facilities into resource factories: Producing biopolymers for the bioplastic and chemical industries - chemical and/or environmental engineering - Prof.dr.ir. Mark van Loosdrecht (TU Delft)
6.4 Converting wastewater treatment facilities into resource factories: Recovering biopolymers for the bioplastic and chemical industries - chemical and/or environmental engineering -Prof.dr.ir. Mark van Loosdrecht (TU Delft)
6.5 Development and scale-up of liquid crystalline based polymeric membranes with aligned uniform pores -organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, membrane technology - Prof.dr.ir. Kitty Nijmeijer, Eindhoven University of Technology (Membrane Materials and Processes) and Prof. dr. Albert Schenning, Eindhoven University of Technology (Liquid Crystals)
6.6 Membrane development for energy storage - organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, membrane technology – promotor: Prof.dr.ir. Kitty Nijmeijer, Eindhoven University of Technology
6.7 Use of organic streams to increase soil organic matter - Residue engineering - environmental engineering, biotechnology, soil physico-chemistry, soil biology or similar discipline -Prof.dr.ir. Cees Buisman (Wageningen University, Environmental Technology)
6.8 Use of organic streams to increase soil organic matter - Understanding soil biogeochemical responses - environmental engineering, biotechnology, soil physico-chemistry, soil biology or similar discipline -Prof.dr.ir. Cees Buisman (Wageningen University, Environmental Technology)
6.9 Decarbonisation of seawater for CO2 capture and high-yield desalination - chemical engineering, process technology, applied physics - promotor: Prof.dr.Ir. Chris Kleijn, Delft University of Technology
6.10 Recovery of valuable, heat sensitive products and concentrates by Eutectic Freeze Crystallization -chemical engineering (understanding of the EFC process) and mechanical engineering (design, building and improving a lab-scale EFC reactor) - Prof.dr.ir. Albert van der Padt, Wageningen University
6.11 Multicomponent mass transport modeling of water desalination with reverse osmosis -physics, chemical or mechanical engineering, or an equivalent degree - Prof.dr.ir. Walter van der Meer (University of Twente, Membrane Science & Technology)
6.12 Noncolinear wave mixing with phased array transducers - electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or applied mathematics -Prof.dr.ir. T. Tinga (University of Twente, Dynamics Based Maintenance group)
6.13 Novel electrochemical cell concepts for generating salinity gradient energy -process engineering; environmental engineering; membrane technology - Prof.dr.ir. Cees Buisman (Wageningen University, Environmental Technology)
6.14 Improved recovery of phosphorus through manipulation of iron phosphorus chemistry using Mössbauer spectroscopy -Prof.dr.ir. G.J.W. Witkamp, TU Delft, Environmental Biotechnology Group. Prof. Dr. Ekkes Bruck, TU Delft, Department Radiation, Science & Technology/Fundamental Aspects of Materials and Energy - TU Delft