Information for Prospective Students

I am always looking for excellent engineering graduate students with experience in modeling, hydrology, hydrodynamics, water quality, and ecology.

If you are interested in working in my lab please contact me at

If you are applying for a specific position that is currently open you can submit an application packet to Anna Linhoss at The application packet should include 1) a cover letter, 2) CV, 3) academic transcripts, 4) GRE scores, 5) TOEFL or IELTS scores if the candidate’s native language is not English, and 6) three references. Your references will not be contacted until after an interview. Feel free to initiate a conversation with Dr. Linhoss if you have questions and as you prepare your application package.

Current open positions

Water Quality Modeling PhD

Position function: Conduct research on hydrodynamic and water quality modeling.

Essential duties and responsibilities: Conduct research on spatially and temporally variable water quality dynamics in the Ohio River, develop EFDC hydrodynamic and water quality model, write reports and peer reviewed publications, and other duties assigned by supervisor.

Minimum qualifications: M.S. in engineering.

Preferred qualifications: Experience with hydrodynamics, water quality, modeling, coastal watershed processes, nutrient dynamics, and phytoplankton dynamics.

Knowledge, skills and abilities: computer coding (MATLAB, R, python, etc), GIS, water quality modeling, hydrologic modeling, and hydrodynamic modeling

Working conditions and physical effort: The applicant must have the ability to perform routine office work and field work in inclement weather in the summer climate, including long hours and weekends. Extended periods of time may be spent on-site.

Instructions for applying: Send a letter of interest to Anna Linhoss (