Research Assistant positions are available for Ph.D. candidates with Dr. Zhifang Wang at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Dr. Zhifang Wang is doing research in the area of power system analysis and controls, electricity market, and smart grid communication, including but not limited to cascading failures in power grids, energy system modeling and optimization, renewable integration, and voltage stability and controls. For more information about her research interests, please visit http://electrical-and-computer.egr.vcu.edu/faculty/wang/. The information about applying the Ph.D.program and the admission procedure can be found at http://www.pubapps.vcu.edu/bulletins/prog_search/?did=20282.|
Students interested in working with Dr. Wang are welcome to contact her via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the email, please attach your resume, copies of transcripts, and explain your strong candidacy for the position. For those who already have academic publications, please send your best work. Priority will be given to the candidates who have strong power or energy system background, mathematic analytical skills, and familiarity with Matlab.