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Capture and recovery of volatile fatty acids from organic waste

Starting date for applications: 01 Feb 2018
Closing date for applications: 28 Feb 2018
Location: School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Queen's University Belfast
Website: https://hrwebapp.qub.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=14417794b7&WVID=6273090Lgx&LANG=USA
Description of job:
Aim of the project is to develop a chemical approach for volatile fatty acid (VFA) capture and removal from liquid Anaerobic Digestion waste. This will involve, synthesis and characterisation of polymer or composite sorbents, evaluation of VFA removal using a variety of analytical methods, and the design of an extraction process for implementation of the produced materials to recovery and recycling of VFA from different waste streams. The post holder will be responsible for the planning and delivery of the research activity within this project so that the overall research objectives of the project are met. The post is supported by Invest NI via the Agri-Food Quest Competence Centre and is in collaboration with NUI Galway and the Dairy Processing Technology Centre (DPTC). This post is available immediately and the project duration is 24 months.

Posted on 1 February 2018 at 18:09:14 by Panagiotis Manesiotis

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