4 PhD fellowships in process design and process control applied to 
natural gas processes at NTNU in Trondheim, Norway

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is Norway’s 
only technical university with about 15000 students.
The Department of Chemical Engineering has about 20 faculty and 60 PhD 
students. Within the GASSMAKS research program,
financed by the Norwegian research Council, there are several PhD 
positions available.

<> <>*** 2 PhD positions in the area of conceptual process design.
The main objective is to improve the design and operation of selected 
natural gas conversion process with respect to profitability, safety and 
environmental loads. For further information please see the web page of 
Professor Magne Hillestad at http://www.nt.ntnu.no/users/magnehi/ .
*** 2 PhD fellowships in the area of plantwide process control.
The objective is to further develop the procedure of Skogestad (Comp. 
Chem. Engng., 2004, 219-234) and to apply it to natural gas conversion 
processes (e.g. Fisher-Tropsch). For further information please see the 
web page of Professor Sigurd Skogestad at 
http://www.nt.ntnu.no/users/skoge/ .
*** For all positions:
Applicants should be theoretically strong and have a MSc degree in 
chemical engineering or related fields.
PhD fellowships have a salary of approx. 50 000 USD per year. The start 
date is flexible.
Please send your application, including details about grades from BSc 
and MSc studies and support letters, using the following web-page: 
<http://www.jobbnorge.no/visstilling2.aspx?stillid=40716&lang=EN> (ref. 
NT-56/07 for process control or ref. NT-57/07 for process design).<>

Application deadline: 25 August 2007