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Job ID: 184654

Multiple Postdoctoral Positions
San Diego State University

Date Posted Apr. 27, 2022
Title Multiple Postdoctoral Positions
University San Diego State University
San Diego, CA, United States
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Application Deadline May 31, 2022
Position Start Date ASAP
  • Graduate Student
  • Transportation Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering Physics
    Energy Technology
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Engineering - Other

Postdoctoral Positions are open in the areas of power electronics and battery management. This position will develop two energy storage systems using second-life EV batteries connected to the grid, approximately 1MWh and 10MWh each. The team will develop and deploy the site test, study the aging of the batteries, and develop controls that can extend the life of the batteries. The second position is related to the development of a battery management system for solid-state batteries.

The candidate is expected to engage in research of projects related to power electronics, energy storage, and vertical takeoff and landing of electrical airplanes. It is expected that the candidate will have important oversight responsibilities for graduate and undergraduate students. The position is 40 hours per week with a possible duration of three years, contingent upon successful performance each year. Application review begins immediately, with a flexible intended start date between now and August 2022.

- Excellent analytical skills, and experience in power electronics, electric drives, electric vehicles, and batteries.
- Knowledge in battery management, power systems, MODELBUS, CAN, and phone app development.
- Strong organizational, writing, and oral communication skills, particularly as related to conducting research, professional publication, and sponsored grant development.
- Ability to work independently and participate in teams with diverse individuals.
- Qualified individuals should have a Ph.D. in electrical engineering. The candidate must have OPT available.

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Contact Information

  • Prof. Chris Mi
    Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
    San Diego State University
    5500 Campanile Drive
    San Diego, CA 92182


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