Applications are invited from interested meritorious candidates under Maire Tecnimont Research Scholarships for Sustainable Development, for CSR funded research project titled “Bio-waste recycling pilot project”. The availability of the scholarship will be for a period of one year. The selected candidate will be encouraged to apply for Ph. D/ MTech (Research) at NITK.
- Title project: Bio-waste recycling Pilot Project
- Sponsoring Company: Tecnimont PL, Malad, Mumbai
- Principal Investigator: Dr. Vasudeva Madav
- Number of Scholarships available: One (Chemical Engineering),
- Tenure of availability of Scholarships: One year
Qualification: MTech (Chemical Engineering) having research experience in areas related to anaerobic digestion, waste management, Energy Engineering, Chemical Engineering BTech (Chemical Engineering) for MTech (Research) Knowledge of ANSYS and FLUENT Packages and Programming Skills (C- Programming/MATLAB/ Process Simulation ASPEN PLUS Modelling. [Candidate on the verge of completing their degree may also apply] Knowledge about Analytical techniques using GC, GCMS, GCxGC TOFMS, PTR TOFMS, TGA FTIR, NMR, ICP AES.
Desirable: Candidate must be able to work independently and flexibly and having the following qualities will be desirable. 1. Anaerobic Digestion: basic knowledge about laboratory/bench scale work with a technical focus on the basic fundamentals to understand and optimize the process 2. Implementation: Pilot/demonstration scale or the field
application projects3. Sustainability aspects: Financial, social, environmental aspects, models and simulations, theoretical evaluation, potential analysis, decision support tools 4. Excellent analytical and writing skills.
Interested candidates may apply in the prescribed format along with CV, photo copies of relevant certificates, grade/ mark sheets, publications etc., and should reach NITK on or before 04/01/2021 by post/email (scanned documents) in the prescribed address below:
Prof Shrkantha S Rao
Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering
National Institute of Technology Karnataka Surathkal
P.O: Srinivasanagar, Mangalore, Karnataka- 575 025
Dr. Vasudeva Madav
Tel: 824-2473670, 9008889796