Improving the properties of powder products for beverage applications

Industry-funded PhD project

The PhD project will develop new value-added products and innovate current processing methods, in a close partnership with one of the leading beverage companies in the world, Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE), the maker of Moccona and many other famous tea and coffee brands.  The project will suit a candidate with a strong background in Chemical Engineering, Food Science/Chemistry, or related fields. Successful candidate will received an industry funded scholarship. The scholarship provides an excellent opportunity for an outstanding full-time postgraduate candidate to undertake an industry-focused research project to solve a real-world challenge in food powder processing. 

In addition to research work conducted at the School of Chemical Engineering, the PhD candidate will have the opportunity to undertake an internship at JDE’s R&D Centre in the UK during their candidature. Successful applicant will need to meet the criteria for admission into the Higher Degree Research (Program Code: 1010) at UNSW and is expected to commence their studies by Term 3 of 2020.

For further information, contact Prof. Cordelia Selomulya.

Value: Full scholarship for up to 4 years, plus support for industry internship.

Closing Date: 30 June 2020

Project team

Dr Yong Wang
Faculty of Engineering

Project collaborators: External

Sian Henson
Jacobs Douwe Egberts R&D
Dr Borja Corrochano
Jacobs Douwe Egberts R&D

Key contact

Faculty of Engineering
(02) 9385 6243
cordelia.selomulya@unsw.edu.au