The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University (WVU) invites applications for a position of Post-Doctoral Fellow in the general area of Energy, Engines, Emissions with a focus on natural gas utilization. The position focuses on methane and VOC stream quantification, system modeling, and applied research and development of a methane mitigation system. The goal of the research focuses on reducing emissions while offsetting fuel consumption at unconventional natural gas well sites. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of extension.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.