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The Sustainable Transitions Lab is growing and seeking candidates that are creative, passionate, and driven to solve real-world problems.  We are especially interested in recruiting candidates with and forming a team composed of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and lived experiences.  The following describes how to apply to open research & staff positions and degree programs, in addition to other opportunities to engage in research with the lab.

Open Research & Staff Positions

The Sustainable Transitions Lab is currently recruiting for the following research & staff positions:

In addition to the open positions, those interested in joining the lab as a postdoctoral scholar can apply to other fellowships such as the Neukom Institute for Computational Science postdoctoral fellowship.

Apply to Graduate School

Students can apply to and enroll in the Doctor of Philosophy program that offers tracks in energy engineering and operation & systems engineering, the Master of Engineering Management program, or the Masters of Engineering program that offers concentrations in Energy Engineering and Climate, Energy, and the Environment.  The Sustainable Transition Lab is currently recruiting doctoral students in the general areas of industry and energy system modeling as well as computational modeling of social equity of infrastructure systems. We are especially interested in recruiting students from diverse backgrounds.

Get Involved in Undergraduate Research

There are various opportunities to get involved in undergraduate research with the Sustainable Transitions Lab.  Students typically receive financial support through the university including the Undergraduate Research Assistantships (URAD), Presidential Scholarship, First Year Research in Engineering Experience (FYREE), Women in Science Project (WISP) internships, and Luce Scholarship.  Alternatively, students receive course credit.  If you are interested in getting involved in undergraduate research, please contact Dr. Mayfield with a summary of your research interests and background. 

Contact Us


Erin Mayfield, Ph.D.

+1 (603) 646-2234

Office: Irving 352

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