Sohail Murad

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    College: Engineering Department: Chemical Engineering
    Title: Professor
    Office: 206 CEB Phone: 312-996-5593
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Develop and design alternate energy solutions for a range of applications. Some of these include: geothermal energy for heating and cooling,solar heating (water heaters, etc).

    In addition we have projects related to developing inexpensive technologies for treating sea water and contaminated water especially geared towards third world countries. We are currently working on solar desalination and portable electro-dionization systems.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 5

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Junior or Senior status in an engineering of physical sciences discipline.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Work with faculty, postdoctoral associates and graduate students on designing and building these units in our research laboratories. There is a possibility of working full time on these projects as paid interns in the summer

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