Funded Masters: Groundwater Flow Sensor

Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN
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We are recruiting a graduate student to work on the development of a prototype 3D groundwater flow sensor. This sensor is being constructed to support the USGS Next Generation Water Observing System. A prototype will be built on an open source environmental logger platform developed by RRIV (River Restoration Information & Verification) and tested under laboratory and field conditions. This 2-year funded graduate assistantship will begin August 2023. The graduate student will work at Purdue University and be mentored by Jake Hosen (Dept. of Forestry & Natural Resources) and Keith Cherkauer (Dept. of Agricultural & Biological Engineering) in collaboration with RRIV and USGS researchers. Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. To apply for the position, or for more information, email Jake Hosen at Applicants should include a cover letter, resume, and 3 references.
The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering, chemistry, biology, hydrology or related fields. The graduate student will be prepared to develop and test embedded hardware and software. Proficiency in C, C++, Rust, or similar programming languages is beneficial.
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