Funded Graduate Student Positions Available in Plant Agriculture under the Supervision of Professor Amar Mohanty and Professor Manjusri Misra


Funded Graduate Opportunities - M.Sc. in Plant Agriculture*

This graduate opportunity is for graduate students pursuing a degree in Plant Agriculture for the following research areas:

  • Bioplastics and Biobased Polymers
  • Biocomposites (Natural Fibre Composites) and Polymer Blends
  • Green Composites including Recyclability, Durability and Biodegradability Studies
  • Biobased Nanocomposites and Nanoblends
  • 3D Printing of Bioplastics and Biocomposites
  • Biomass and Biomaterials Sustainability
  • Biomedical Applications for Bioplastics and Biocomposites
  • Value-added Biobased Materials from the Coproducts/Byproducts of Biofuel Industries
  • Biodegradability (Compostability)

For entry in the M.Sc. program, candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Science

If your first language is not English, you will be required to submit the results of a standardized language test. Please see the chart for acceptable tests and required scores on the graduate studies website. Please copy and paste the weblink found below:

For more information and how to apply, please see the Information Sheet or email

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the positions are filled.

A preliminary selection will be made based on the interviews to qualify the prospective candidate to apply for graduate studies at the University of Guelph. Selection does not guarantee acceptance for graduate studies.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to the further diversification of our Institution.

Supervised by:

Professor Amar Mohanty

Professor Manjusri Misra


We thank all applicants who apply, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.