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Job ID: 160509

PhD/Master Positions
Tennessee Tech University


Date Posted Jun. 10, 2021
Title PhD/Master Positions
University Tennessee Tech University
Cookeville, TN, United States
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Availabile Immediately
 
 
  • Graduate Student
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
 
 

Position Overview:

  • PhD Position: PhD scholarship in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN, USA is open for hiring immediately in the inter-disciplinary areas of smart grid and next generation networks. The candidate should have a background in some of the following topics: resource management (in electric vehicle, smart grid, or wireless network), optimization techniques (convex optimization, NLP, MINLP, etc.), stochastic modelling (Markov Chains, etc.), and machine learning (neural networks, reinforcement learning, and federated learning).

  • Master Position: Master scholarship in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN, USA is open for hiring immediately in renewable energy and smart grid. The candidate should have a background in some of the following topics: renewable energy modelling, power system, resource management, and optimization techniques.

If you are interested in joining my lab, please send your CV, brief introduction, and any publication to Dr Chen via email: nchen@tntech.edu.

Application Submission Details:
Interested applicants should send the following information as single pdf to Dr Nan Chen (nchen@tntech.edu)
(1) CV, including summary of educational background, grades, publication list, and research experience;
(2) One-page research statement;
(3) GRE scores (if applicable);
(4) TOEFL/IETLS scores (if applicable);
(5) Undergrad transcript and graduate transcript;
(6) Names and email addresses of at least three references.

Bio of Dr. Nan Chen:
Nan Chen (M’20) received her Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada in 2019. She received her Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering and Automation from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, in 2014. From Oct. 2019 to Feb. 2020, she worked as a post-doctoral fellow at the Broadband Communication Research (BBCR) group in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo, supervised by Prof. Xuemin (Sherman) Shen. She joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tennessee Tech University as a tenure-track assistant professor in Spring, 2021. Her current research interests include electric vehicle charging/discharging scheme design in smart grid, next-generation wireless networks, and machine learning application in vehicular cyber-physical systems.

About Tennessee Tech University:
Tennessee Tech University is ranked as the top tier National University in the U.S. News and World Report College Ranking 2020. It is ranked #137 Top Public School among National Universities. It has been recognized as a doctoral university (R2) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The ECE department offers two ABET accredited undergraduate degrees in electrical and computer engineering, as well as masters and PhD degrees.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Nan Chen
    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Tennessee Tech University
    Cookeville, TN
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  • nchen@tntech.edu

 

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