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Energy Management and Multi-governance Strategies for Ports.

[Open]

Work description

The EU MAGPIE project will develop solutions to accelerate the introduction of green energy carriers (batteries, hydrogen, ammonia, BioLNG e methanol) combined with logistic optimisation in ports through automation and autonomous operations. The project will demonstrate technical, operational, and procedural energy supply and digital solutions in a living lab environment to stimulate green, smart, and integrated multimodal transport and ensure roll out through the European Green Port of the Future Master Plan. The research workplan involves the definition of governance strategies for port authorities, energy management strategies to consider multicarrier energy requirements, and the articulation energy supply chains and with logistics processes to ensure the implementation of decarbonization actions and technologies. Activities will also involve the articulation with power electronic experts with which strategies will be defined for shore power solutions and establish peak shaving strategies based on decentralized control schemes.

Academic Qualifications

PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related scientific area, and holders of a scientific and professional curriculum showing a relevant profile for the activity to be developed can apply for the tender.

Minimum profile required

Doctorates with reduced post-doctoral experience or without scientific curriculum after the PhD compatible with the category of junior researcher. A minimum of 2 publications in journals or international conferences from the energy area.

Preference factors

Past experience with energy efficiency, management and optimization. Knowledge in governance strategies is valued.

Application Period

Since 24 Nov 2021 to 10 Jan 2022

[Open]

Cluster / Centre

Power and Energy / Power and Energy Systems

Scientific Advisor

José Villar