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Our research team...

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Welcome to the Smith Research Group!

As members of the Sonny Astani Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Southern California, Viterbi School of Engineering, our team explores microbially-driven engineered processes for water management with a focus on resource recovery (e.g., energy, nutrients, and water) from waste streams. We use advanced chemical, molecular, and bioinformatics tools to develop new and emerging biotechnologies to improve our water infrastructure.

Learn more about us here.

Hiring Announcement

The Smith Research Group is currently hiring for three different Postdoctoral Scholar positions, with emphasis on bioinformatics, biotechnology, and molecular chemistry, respectively. For full descriptions to see which position is the best fit for your qualifications, please follow the links below, or visit the Prospective Scholars page. For those interested in applying, please follow the application guidelines provided.

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