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Research Group for Industrial Ecology & Systems Sustainability

Information for Prospective Students and Researchers

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PhD and Masters projects are available in the fields of life cycle assessment (LCA), sustainable technology development, low carbon economy, industrial ecology, complex systems and sustainability of systems including mining industry, food industry, built environment, and renewable energy technologies.


Prospective applicants should have at least an academic degree in engineering, natural sciences, forestry, operations research & management science, business & economics, operations management & information systems, industrial and systems engineering, chemistry, biotechnology, environmental science, or similar from a recognized higher education institution. For exceptional applicants research scholarships are available.


Financial Aid

If you are interested to find financial aid/grants to support your graduate studies/research, visit the following websites. Consider these tips to prepare scholarship applications (Scholarship Tips).

Funding Resources


Grants Available To Apply


How to Write Research Proposals


External Scholarships (Open to international students)

*     Fulbright Scholarships

*     Ford Foundation

*     Rotary Scholarships 

*     World Bank Scholarships

*     Rockefeller Foundation Grants

*     Council for International Exchange of Scholars 


UNESCO/Obuchi Research Fellowships (Open to Africans, Asian and Eastern Europeans, those coming from developing countries)


Funding Guide for International Science and Technology Cooperation

Job Prospects with LCA Expertise in NREL 

Climate Change and Renewable Energy Jobs

University of Maine Graduate Student Government

Green Job Opportunities