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Opportunity at Methane Hydrates Fellowship Program (NETL/MHFP)

Methane Hydrates Research Opportunity


Methane Hydrates

RO# Location
AH.00.00.B9001 Pittsburgh, PA

Please note: This Agency only participates in the February and August reviews.


name email phone
Viney Aneja 919-515-7808
Panagiotis Christofides (310) 794-1015
Frederick Colwell 541-737-5220
Brandon Dugan 303.273.3512
Derek Dunn-Rankin
Noémie Elgrishi
Peter B. Flemings 512-475-8738
Aysegul Gunduz 352.273.6877
Matthias Hess 530.752.8809
J Nathan Hohman 510.486.6155
Shragge Jeffrey
Ruben Juanes 617.253.7191
JW Jurss 662.915.2003
Deranda Lesdter 901.849.4668
Jordan Peccia
Jessica Peraza 310-662-2130
Yair Rosenthal 848.932.3402
Derek E. Sawyer 614.292.7243
Evan Solomon 206.221.6745
William Waite 508-457-2346


There are no specific Research Opportunities or Advisers, as methane hydrates research can be performed at any Federal laboratory or accredited University.

With respect to the energy production potential of gas hydrates, interest is in projects that will provide improved tools, methods, and information relative to the remote detection, characterization, and appraisal of production potential of methane hydrates.

With respect to gas hydrates as a part of the global environment, interest is in projects that provide an improved understanding of the processes that control the distribution, occurrence, and stability of gas hydrates in marine and permafrost settings.

For details, please see the NETL Methane Hydrates Fellowship Programs and An Interagency Roadmap for Methane Hydrate Research and Development.


Methane hydrates;


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Graduate, Doctoral, and Postdoctoral Applicants


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$60,000.00 $6,000.00

The Base Stipend which you see first, applies to Postdoctoral applicants only.


Masters Program Level:

$30,000 Base Stipend

$15,000 Supplement for Research Supplies

$1,000 Annual Experience Increment for Year Two


PhD Program Level: 

$35,000 Base Stipend

$20,000 Supplement for Research Supplies

$1,500 Annual Experience Increment for Year Two and Three


Postdoctoral Program Level:

$60,000 Base Stipend

$25,000 Supplement for Research Supplies 

$2,000 Annual Experience Increment for Year Two 

Experience Supplement:
Postdoctoral Associates will receive an appropriately higher stipend based on the number of years of experience past their PhD.

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