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Work description

- Specification of high-performance power conversion systems according to the state of the art; - Design and specification of appropriate converters for smart inverters and chargers; - Integration of smart management and control algorithms through embedded local systems for standalone (offline) and interconnected (online) operation; - Implementation of operating modes compatible with hierarchical and decentralized control systems to support the operation of the electrical distribution networks or energy communities; - Production, testing, validation, and demonstration of technological solutions developed for different projects.

Academic Qualifications

Bacharel or Master electrical and computer engineering; electronics; power electronics; energy systems; other related

Minimum profile required

- Experience in the specification, design and implementation of power electronics systems, MPPT algorithms and battery management, and printed circuit boards;- Experience in simulation (e.g. MATLAB/Simulink) and programming of real-time controllers for power conversion systems (e.g. Texas Instruments C2000);- Experience in the implementation and development of communications based on protocols MODBUS (TCP/RTU), CAN, REST, among others;

Preference factors

- Experience in the development and testing of embedded systems based on Linux and programming (e.g Python, C); - Experience in testing electronic power converters in laboratory and field environments with thermography equipment, power/energy analysis, efficiency and electromagnetic compatibility; - Fluency in English (spoken and written);

Application Period

Since 15 Mar 2023 to 28 Mar 2023



Power and Energy Systems

Scientific Advisor

Justino Miguel Rodrigues