Vacancy (Research Scholarship Scheme)

Project Title: Development of Polyethersulfones Encapsulated polydimethyldiallyl Ammonium Chloride Functionalized Iron Oxide Microcapsule for Water Remediation
Location: Sungai Long campus
Appointment Duration: 1 year
No. of Vacancy: 1 Master candidate
Stipend: RM2200.00 per month (Full Tuition Fee Scholarship for candidate with CGPA: 3.5000 and above T&C applies;)
Education Level: Degree in Engineering
Specific Skills / Knowledge Required: Able to work independently
Job Description:
  1. To synthesis and characterize the polyethersulfones (PES) encapsulated polydimethyldiallyl ammonium chloride (PPDA) functionalized iron oxide (Fe3O4) microcapsule via phase inversion method
  2. To study and optimize the immobilization process of Escherichia coli through process study in terms of microcapsule loading, contact time and initial Escherichia coli concentration
  3. To investigate the reusability of the microcapsule
How to apply: If you are interested, please contact Ts Dr Shuit Siew Hoong via email at shuitsh@utar.edu.my