Ph.D. and Master Students:

Multiple openings are available in our group. Candidates are encouraged to provide a CV, transcripts, and writing samples when contacting Dr. Yao.

Undergraduate Students:

We always welcome self-motivated undergraduate students who are interested in our research.


We are looking for an energetic candidate to work on the Life Cycle Assessment and Techno-Economic Analysis for:
• Different options for materials recycling (e.g., recycled cotton and plastic)
• Materials and chemicals derived from biomass
Candidates who have peer-reviewed journal publications related to LCA and TEA with backgrounds in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other relevant engineering backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.

If you are interested, please contact Dr. Yao with your CV and previous publications (expect to start 2019 Spring).