Doctoral Fellowship

Distinguished Doctoral Fellowships
&
Doctoral Academy Fellowships

The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at the University of Arkansas has two Distinguished Doctoral Fellowships and four Doctoral Academy Fellowships as well as graduate research assistantships available in several research areas in biological engineering.

FELLOWSHIPS:

2 Distinguished Doctoral Fellowships offer a stipend of $30,000 per year plus tuition for up to 4 years.

4 Doctoral Academy Fellowships offer a stipend of $18,700 per year plus tuition for up to 4 years.

RESEARCH PROJECTS:

  • Compound fractionation and purification

  • Animal Waste Management

  • Biofuels and Biomass Energy

  • Bioprocess Engineering

  • Biosensors for Food Safety, biosecurity and health

  • Ecological Engineering

  • Food Safety and Risk Assessment

  • Biorefinery co-products development

  • Grain Drying and Storage

  • Irrigation Water use in Agriculture and water quality

  • Improving Drinking Water Quality and Availability

  • Nano-bioengineering

  • Biocatalysis Technology

  • Riparian Forest Buffer Delineator Tool

  • Remote Sensing for Bioresources Monitoring and Management

  • Air Quality and Energy efficiency in poultry production

  • Sustainable Metrics for Agriculture

  • Modeling for Priority Watersheds in Arkansas

  • Ecosystem Design and Management

  • Watershed Management and water quality chemistry

  • Low Impact Development

  • Water Quality Monitoring and Modeling

  • Modeling of Biological Systems

REQUIREMENTS:

Distinguished Doctoral Fellows should have a master's GPA of 3.85 or B.S. GPA 3.65 or higher, a GRE verbal plus quantitative score at least 314, and a GRE writing score of 4.5 or above.

Doctoral Academy Fellows should have a master's GPA of 3.65 or B.S. GPA 3.5 or higher, a GRE verbal plus quantitative score of at least 307 and a GRE writing score of 4.0 or higher.

TO APPLY:

Send a letter of application, a resume and transcripts of all college work, and three reference letters to:

Dr. Lalit Verma, Head and Professor
University of Arkansas
Biological and Agricultural Engineering
203 Engineering Hall
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: 479-575-2351; Fax: 479-575-2846
E-mail: lverma@uark.edu, Website: http://www.baeg.uark.edu/