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PhD Positions in Plasma and Combustion Research Laboratory in USA – 2021/2022


Application for the PhD Positions in Plasma and Combustion Research Laboratory in USA – 2021/2022. Entry is now open at the Mississippi State University in USA.



The programme aims to encourage highly motivated and hard-working applicants interested in working on multidisciplinary projects in the areas of combustion, chemical kinetics, and plasma physics. Mississippi State University will provide two PhD positions with fully-funded positions in Plasma and Combustion Research Laboratory (PCRL) starting from fall 2021 in the Mechanical Engineering Department.

Founded in 1878, Mississippi State University is a comprehensive, doctoral degree-granting institution with a nationally and internationally diverse student body. It provides a wide range of opportunities and challenges for learning and growth.

The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.



Scholars are selected on the following criteria:

  • If you want to know about the nationality please contact the employer.
  • PhD positions are available in Plasma and Combustion Research Laboratory (PCRL) in the Mechanical Engineering Department.
  • Must have a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, or any relevant fields, with outstanding academic records.
  • For the first position, the ideal student has experience in experimental combustion at high-pressure as well as optical/laser diagnostics techniques for flow and species measurements.
  • For the second position, the ideal applicant is someone with expertise in high-performance computational modeling for low-temperature plasma with application in chemical synthesis, surface treatment, or ignition/combustion.
  • For taking admission, applicants must have an outstanding academic record.
  •  If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.


  • In order to apply for the positions, interested applicants are encouraged to complete the application form. If they have any questions about these positions, please contact Dr. Omid Askari at askari-at-me.msstate.edu.

Application must include:

  • Must provide a CV and cover letter including qualifications and motivation for applying and 2 recommendation letters.
  • Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before January 1, 2021  will be considered.

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