Open Positions

We are always looking for motivated graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to join our team. Please take a look at our listed research projects.

                                                                                                                                                                            

Prospective Undergraduate Research Assistants

Highly motivated undergraduate students with a minimum CGPA of B+ who are interested in improving their programming skills or obtaining experience in synthesis and characterization of flame made nanomaterial, their applications, and impact on the environment should email Dr. Kholghy and attach a CV and (unofficial) transcripts. Funding is often available for full-time summer research through NSERC (USRA)/ or Carleton (FED, I-CUREUS) if applications are made by January as well as cuHIRE during the academic year if applications are made in August. Full-time research Co-Operative research opportunities with NRC are also available for the winter semester if applications are made in August.

Dr. Kholghy is always looking to work with motivated students to develop new learning material for courses through Students as Partners Program (SaPP). Interested students, should send an email to Dr. Kholghy with their CV and (unofficial) transcripts to apply for this program.

Students interested in performing a directed-study are encouraged to contact Dr. Kholghy and provide a CV as well as their (unofficial) transcripts

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Prospective Master’s Students

Potential masters students should contact Dr. Kholghy with the following information for full consideration:

  • Your CV
  • The research area of interest.
  • Undergraduate institution and (expected) graduation date.
  • Country of the undergraduate institution.
  • Proof of language proficiency (if applicable).
  • Cumulative bachelor’s GPA (do not convert it).
  • List of any publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Research or work experience.
  • A sample of your writing.

Domestic students admitted to the masters program will receive full funding covering tuition and living expenses. International master students receive partial funding covering tuition and some living expenses. Students are encouraged to review financial assistance options and consider applying for internal and  external awards to increase the amount of their funding package.

In the past, funding packages have included:

  • Stipend: up to $12,000 per year (depending on candidate qualifications)
  • Scholarship: $4,000 per year for domestic students with CGPA > 8.0
  • Entrance Scholarship: $2,000 for domestic students with CGPA > 10.5
  • TAships: approx. $12,000 per year for students with CGPA > 8.5

Students often have the opportunity to work for a few months at the National Research Council of Canada, Natural Recourses Canada or Environment Canada during their studies which may increase their funding support. Interested students should formally apply to the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Carleton University before the deadlines mentioned for each semester. It is recommended to contact Dr. Kholghy at least 6 months before the expected start date. Priority is given to undergraduate students who have experience of working in EPTL. Strong graduate students may have the opportunity to work in collaboration with the National Research Council of Canada or receive funding for up to four months of research at ETH Zurich in Switzerland.

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Prospective Ph.D. Students

Potential Ph.D. students should contact Dr. Kholghy with the following information for full consideration:

  • Your CV
  • The research area of interest.
  • Undergraduate and graduate institution, cumulative GPA (do not convert it), country, graduation date.
  • Proof of language proficiency (if applicable).
  • List of any publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Research or work experience.
  • A sample of your writing.

All students admitted to the Ph.D. program receive full funding covering tuition and living expenses. Students are encouraged to review financial assistance options and consider applying for internal and external awards to increase the amount of their funding package.

In the past, funding packages have included:

  • Stipend: up to $12,000 per year (depending on candidate qualifications)
  • Scholarship: $4,500 per year for domestic students with CGPA > 8.0
  • Entrance Scholarship: $3,000 for domestic students with CGPA > 10.5
  • TAships: approx. $12,000 per year for students with CGPA > 8.5
  • International students receive additional funding to cover their higher tuition fees.
  • Strong domestic candidates receive a top-up to guarantee a minimum stipend of $35,000 per year.

Students often have the opportunity to work for a few months at the National Research Council of Canada, Natural Recourses Canada or Environment Canada during their studies which may increase their funding support. Interested students should formally apply to the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Carleton University before the deadlines mentioned for each semester. It is recommended to contact Dr. Kholghy at least 6 months before the expected start date. Priority is given to master students who have experience of working in EPTL. Strong graduate students may have the opportunity to work in collaboration with the National Research Council of Canada or receive funding for up to four months of research at ETH Zurich in Switzerland.

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Prospective Postdoctoral Scholars

Potential postdoctoral scholars should contact Dr. Kholghy with the following information for full consideration:

  • Your CV
  • The research area of interest.
  • Undergraduate and graduate institution, cumulative GPA (do not convert it), country, graduation date.
  • List of any publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Teaching and supervision experience.
  • Research or work experience.

Interested scholars are encouraged to consider applying for external funding sources at least 9 months before their expected starting date.

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Travel Support for Students Attending Conferences

Graduate Student Travel / Research Bursary (GSTRB)

Carleton University Student Association Student Initiative Fund (CUSA-SIF)

Combustion Institute Canadian Section Student Paper Award

GSA Emergency Grant for graduate students

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Financial support for international visiting students and postdoctoral fellows

International students or postdoctoral fellows interested in visiting EPTL are encouraged to apply for Globalink Research Award. Senior undergraduate students from France, China, India, Mexico, or Vietnam can also join the lab for up to 12-week of research internship under the MITACS Globalink Research Internship program. After successfully completing the 12-week program, Globalink Research Intern alumni become automatically eligible to apply for a MITACS Globalink Graduate Fellowship ($10,000) to continue at the M.A.Sc. level in the lab.

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Student Work Placement Program

NRC Co-op program

NRC student employment program