The University of British Columbia is seeking a post-doctoral researcher in the area of Energy Systems specifically on integration of EV charging infrastructure with energy management systems . Dr. Martin Ordonez’ research lab has a strong track record for research work and industrial collaborations in Power Electronics in the areas of topologies, controls, magnetics, and renewable energy.
As a post-doctoral researcher, you will lead energy systems research activities within Dr. Ordonez’s group. The successful candidate will have a PhD degree in electrical engineering or any closely related discipline and have experience in integration of EV charging infrastructure to building management systems, and characterization/adaptation of existing charging infrastructure. The successful candidate will pursue the following main research objectives:
- Developing advanced energy management solutions integrating EV charging stations with battery energy storage and building management systems.
- Analyzing the flexibility and range of existing charging loads.
- Testing diverse smart charging scenarios taking load flexibility into account.
- Assessing the impact of different EV penetration levels on load flexibility.
- Finding optimal load management strategies for each operating scenario through advanced optimization techniques.
- Correlating charging behavior and load flexibility level through sensitivity analysis.
Other research topics will be considered as long as they are emerging topics in energy systems with applications in renewable energy harvesting.
The successful candidate must demonstrate strong research skills with a matching publication portfolio and experimental testing experience. Some of the skills that will be of use for the position include:
- Technical writing
- Power & Energy system simulation (Matlab/Simulink)
- Electric Vehicle smart charging solutions/techniques
- Energy Management System design
- Real-time simulation
If you feel you are a good fit for this position, Please submit your application online (including list of publications and addresses of referees for the position) as a Postdoctoral Fellow to firstname.lastname@example.org