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PhD Positions in Tennessee Tech University
Tennessee Tech University

Date Posted May 23, 2022
Title PhD Positions in Tennessee Tech University
University Tennessee Tech University
Cookeville, TN, United States
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Application Deadline Dec. 31, 2022
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2022
  • Graduate Student
  • Energy Technology
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Computer Science

Position Overview:

PhD Position: Graduate research/teaching scholarship in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN, USA is open for hiring immediately.

The candidate should have a background in at least three of the following topics:

  1. Electric vehicle modelling in smart grid (mobility modelling, demand response etc.);
  2. Power system analysis (optimal/stochastic power flow analysis, economic dispatch, etc.);
  3. Resource allocation in wireless network (SDN, RAN slicing, vehicular network, spectrum allocation, etc.);
  4. Stochastic process (Markov chain, queueing theory, etc.);
  5. Optimization techniques (convex, NLP, MINLP, etc.);
  6. Machine learning techniques (neural networks, reinforcement learning, federated learning etc.).

If you are interested in joining my lab, please send the following application package to Dr. Chen via email:


Application Submission Details:

Interested applicants should send the following information as a single pdf to Dr. Nan Chen (

  • CV, including summary of educational background, grades, publication list, and research experience;
  • One-page research statement;
  • GRE score;
  • All academic transcript;
  • 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. 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.



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Contact Information

  • Nan Chen
    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Tennessee Tech University
    Cookeville, TN


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