UCD Energy Institute PhD Research Opportunities

The Energy Institute at UCD is delighted to announce several upcoming opportunities for PhD level research in this exciting area, with related application to Smart Electric Thermal Storage, impacting across wide-ranging topics such as:

  • Electric power and integrated energy system optimisation and control
  • Demand-side management and aggregation of energy end-use applications (e.g., buildings)
  • Integrated Energy system reliability analysis
  • Electricity markets and policy
  • Smart-appliance test-bed monitoring and data analysis

We currently have five PhD student positions starting from June 2015 onwards, which would be provided with a living stipend of €18,000 pa (tax free) plus academic fees paid plus travel and consumable allowance for related expenditure.

Exceptional applicants across all disciplines and levels of experience will be considered for the positions. Some background/interest in the following areas would be desirable:

  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics or Optimisation
  • Economics of Energy Systems
  • Computer Science / Data Analytics

The application should consist of a CV, with fully documented academic record (modules and grades), and a cover letter of interest, emailed to:
Dr Daniel Burke, ERC Senior Research Fellow – daniel.burke@ucd.ie or 
Dr Donal Finn, UCD Senior Lecturer Mechanical Engineering – donal.finn@ucd.ie

Further informaton can be found here UCD Energy Institute PhD Research Opportunities.

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