Research Opportunities

The doors of our lab are always open for motivated minds that are enthusiastic about conducting cutting-edge research on environmental issues. If you are interested in working with our group, please do not hesitate to contact me by email at to discuss potential research opportunities. 

Please include in your email: (1) a brief statement of your interests, background, previous research experience, and what you think our lab can provide for you; (2) a copy of your current CV.


Haizhou Liu 
Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

A239 Bourns Hall                                                                    
Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering                           
University of California, Riverside                               
Riverside, CA 92521                                                                                    
Tel:  (951) 827-2076 
Fax: (951) 827-5696

There are also multiple externally funded fellowships for the support of research in the fields of Environmental Engineering and Science with an emphasis on Water. Current graduate and undergraduate students in my group have applied and been awarded a range of fellowship in the list below. I strongly encourage interested candidates to discuss with me and apply.

Postdoctoral Research

Ford Foundation – Postdoctoral fellowship
US Environmental Protection Agency – Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
US Department of Agriculture – National Institute for Food and Agriculture Postdoctoral Fellowship
American Association for the Advancement of Science – Science and Technology Policy Fellowship
University of California, Riverside – Postdoctoral Fellowship General Information

Graduate Research

National Science Foundation - Graduate Research Fellowship and Other Awards
US Environmental Protection Agency – STAR Fellowship
US Department of Agriculture – National Institute for Food and Agriculture Predoctoral Fellowship
Environmental Research and Education Foundation - Doctoral Fellowship
Ford Foundation – Predoctoral fellowship
Hertz Foundation – Graduate Fellowship
American Water Works Association – Fellowships and Scholarships
National Water Research Institute – Fellowship Program
International Desalination Association - Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship
California Sea Grant – Graduate Student Fellowship
The Electrochemical Society – Summer Research Fellowship
University of California, Riverside – Graduate Student Fellowships General InformationIGERT Fellowship on Interdisciplinary Water Research

Undergraduate Research

Environmental Protection Agency - Greater Research Opportunities Fellowships
University of California, Riverside – College of Engineering Scholarships General Information