National Renewable Energy Laboratory Postdoctoral Researcher – Dynamical Systems Modeling in Golden, Colorado
Postdoctoral Researcher – Dynamical Systems Modeling
CO - Golden
Postdoc (Fixed Term)
Hours Per Week
The successful candidate will conduct research in the area of modeling and stability analysis of dynamical systems, especially electric power systems. The successful candidate will bring a strong track record of publications on differential equations-based modeling of complex dynamical systems.
The successful candidate will be part of the Power Systems Design & Planning Group in the Power Systems Engineering Center (PSEC) at NREL. PSEC supports the science and technology goals of the U.S. Department of Energy and NREL toward a sustainable energy future. The center works with the electricity industry to optimize strategies for effectively interconnecting renewable resources and emerging energy efficiency technologies in the existing electric power system.
Experience in power systems design and dynamic modeling (electromechanical and/or electromagnetic transients simulations and analysis). Experience with renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. Knowledge of ODEs, and/or PDEs. Knowledge of machine learning.
Must be a recent PhD graduate within the last three years. Ph.D. in electrical engineering, mathematics, computer science, systems engineering, or related field, received in the previous 3 years. Experience and record of publications in the area of mathematical modeling of dynamical systems.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Attributes: General knowledge and application of simulation technologies, computational and algorithmic theory, concepts, and techniques.
Additional Required Qualifications
Demonstrated strong computer skills including languages relevant to simulation and high performance computing. Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills.
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