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PhD Position in Smart City Laboratory
The Pennsylvania State University

Date Posted Nov. 24, 2020
Title PhD Position in Smart City Laboratory
University The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2021
  • Graduate Student
  • Mechatronics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Civil Engineering

A PhD position is available in Smart City Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University. In this position, the student is expected to conduct research on one or more of the following areas related to energy and transportation: (1) Control and diagnostics of batteries; (2) Security and control of Connected and Autonomous Vehicle systems; (3) Modeling and control of transportation networks. The successful Ph.D. applicant will be awarded a competitive scholarship covering both tuition and living expenses. Expected Start Date: Fall 2021.

Preferred Experience: (1) Strong background in controls, machine learning, and applied mathematics. (2) Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with major/specialization in mechanical, electrical, mechatronics, controls, or any other relevant engineering/science discipline. (3) Master’s degree is preferred but not required. (4) Strong MATLAB and/or Python programming experience. (5) Previous publication record is preferred but not required.

Application Process: Interested candidates should email Satadru Dey at with subject line "PhD Position – Smart City", and include following: (1) List of courses taken in controls, machine learning, and applied mathematics. (2) Detailed curriculum vitae. (3) Academic transcripts (unofficial transcript is fine). (4) Copy of previous publications (if any).

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