Research Opportunities

Opportunities to pursue research, whether as independent study, cooperative education or part time employment exist within the College of Science and Mathematics in modern fully equipped laboratories. For independent study view the Faculty Interests page to see what each faculty specializes in, and you can contact them directly to see if they have space available!

Current Opportunities

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Development of forward numerical models to study the evolution of sedimentary basins. Programming experience with MATLAB, and experience solving systems of differential equations. Dr. Jorge Lorenzo-Trueba
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Seeking a motivated and enthusiastic student interested in Earth Systems, and with a strong analytical and quantitative background. Sedimentary basins are archives of past external forcing, including sediment supply, water discharge, tectonic subsidence, and sea-level variations.
Start:
June 1, 2018
Application Procedure:
Contact Dr. Trueba and provide a CV and transcript (unofficial is fine)
Research project contributing to NASA's Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) Masters in a scientific discipline with a focus on quantitative skills. Experience/expertise in image processing methods, GIS and Remote Sensing, and computer programming are highly desired.  Mark Chopping
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Compensation:
Stipend of approximately $24,000 p.a., plus tuition. The student selected will almost certainly enroll in the Environmental Management PhD program
Hours:
20 hours per week
Times Required:
The student will be encouraged to attend weekly meetings with my research group. The student will be exposed to research at different levels in the area of earth surface dynamics modeling.
Timeframe:
Two years
Application Procedure:
Contact Mark Chopping for more information and to apply.