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The Russ College of Engineering and Technology at Ohio University invites applications for the Russ Energy and Sustainability Fellowship. Established with part of the transformational 2008 estate gift of $124 million from alumnus Fritz Russ and his wife, Dolores, the program promotes, in the discipline of chemical engineering:
We’re looking for candidates who demonstrate passion for research in one of these areas, is an outstanding communicator, and has demonstrated leadership abilities.
The Russ Energy and Sustainability Fellow will engage in doctoral studies with Director of the Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment and Associate Professor Jason Trembly, an expert in sustainable use of biomass, natural gas, and coal for production of fuels, chemicals, and power. In addition, the fellow will work with an advisory board from the Russ College to develop a mentoring plan; and will be given special opportunities for leadership and entrepreneurial development, industrial and governmental internships, funding for conference travel, and other focused opportunities to develop the fellow beyond the laboratory.
Application materials are due December 31, 2015. Following a review of applicants, finalists will be asked to interview with the selection committee. Initial in-person or Skype screening interviews will be completed January 18-22, 2016, with notification of the recipient(s) by February 28, 2016.