A Postdoc position is available in power and energy systems at the University of Texas at Dallas. The successful candidate will work with colleagues at NREL, utilities, and ISOs on joint projects, conducting research in the area of solar and wind power forecasting and grid integration. Experience with one or several of the following would be beneficial: renewable energy forecasting, unit commitment and economic dispatch, electricity market design, stochastic modeling, numerical weather prediction, and sky image processing. To apply, please submit a short description of qualifications, CV including list of peer-reviewed publications, and list of three references by October 15, 2015 to email@example.com.|
Two Ph.D. positions are also available starting from Spring/Fall 2016. Anyone who is interested, please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Preferred qualifications: (1) master degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, or statistics; (2) strong background in mathematical optimization methods; and (3) knowledge in power & energy systems, renewable integration, multidisciplinary design optimization, and big data analytics.
Visiting students and scholars are always welcome. More information about Dr. Zhang's research group can be found at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas.
The University of Texas at Dallas is situated in Richardson, one of the most attractive suburbs of the Dallas metropolitan area with several hundred high-tech companies within a few miles of the campus, including Texas Instruments, Alcon, Abbott, Greatbatch, GE Healthcare, Advanced Arm Dynamics, Stryker, VLSIP, Samsung, BlueCross/BlueShield, Intervoice, Plexon, Raytheon, Lennox, Ericsson, Hewlett-Packard, Samsung, Fujitsu, Cisco Systems, EDS, and Zyvex. Opportunities for joint university-industry research projects are excellent.