Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) invites application for the position Junior Research Fellow
Title of project: Arsenic and other contaminants free drinking water production of 20.000 L/day in the arsenic affected arca of India using laterite and ferromanganese slag-based technology
Sponsor of the project: SERB (Through IMPRINT-2A scheme)
Project position(s) and number: JRF (one)
Qualifications & Experience: M. Tech. in Chemieal Engineering/ Chemical Technology/ Polymer Science& Engineering/M.Sc. Chemistry or Applied chemistry with GATE seore. Knowledge in reaction engineering, water quality measurement and modeling and simulation of checmical process is preferable.
Emoluments: Rs./ 31000 per month
Duration: Up to 31" January 2022 (Duration might be extended 1 year more if projcct got a possible extension of 1 year)
Job description: Preparation of environmental catalyst in pilot scale through chemical reaction and process optimization based on performanee (laboratory process has been developed and applied for patent) and application of these materials through best designed community-based filtration system to produce drinking water from arsenic contaminated groundwater. Frequent travels are needed to the fields, mostly located in West Bengal. JRF will be responsible for research work, report preparation, publication, and patent application if found suitable. JRF will be encouraged to join Institute PhD program through this project.