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PhD Student Recruit (Food Manufacturing and Health)
Nanyang Technological University

Date Posted Oct. 29, 2019
Title PhD Student Recruit (Food Manufacturing and Health)
University Nanyang Technological University
Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Department School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Food & Nutritional Science

Graduate Student Recruit
Degree: Ph.D.
Field: Biochemical Engineering, Food Processing, Carbohydrate Chemistry, Gut Microbiome
Department: School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
Location: Singapore

One Ph.D. graduate assistantship in the food process engineering, carbohydrate chemistry or gut microbiome is available immediately in the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (SCBE) at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. The Ph.D. candidate is expected to hold a B.S. degree in Biochemistry, Microbiology or Chemical Engineering from a prestigious academic institution, possess enthusiasm in the scientific discovery and developing engineering solutions for real-world issues. Successful candidates will be sponsored by SCBE that includes full tuition waving and receive a monthly stipend for living expenses.

The admitted candidate will join the "Food Manufacturing and Health Laboratory" in SCBE, focus on applying biochemical and engineering principles to food and bioprocess procedures to improve system’s efficiency and human health. Specific projects include but not limited to developing sustainable urban food manufacturing systems, creating values for agricultural byproducts, manufacturing bioactive carbohydrates, and elucidating substrate-specific microbial communities. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Ming-Hsu Chen ( and submit their resume for consideration.

Nanyang Technological University located in the western part of Singapore covers 200 hectares of land and is currently enrolled with over 30,000 students. The university offers an interdisciplinary and international academic environment and is ranked 11th in the 2020 QS World University Rankings.

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