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Research Opportunity

Power system protection and automation


Work description

- Enlarge the knowledge of the state of the art regarding distribution network protection and automation with integration of renewable energy sources; - Identification and selection of the most adequate algorithms for distribution network self-healing strategies; - Develop the research skills through the application of the selected methods; - Implementation and test at INESC TEC laboratorial facilities - Apply the scientific method on the research process and a critical attitude on the obtained results.

Academic Qualifications

MSc in Electrical Engineering, or similar

Minimum profile required

Average grade on the degree and on o MSc of 12 out of 20;Proven experience in power system protection and automation project and test

Preference factors

Knowledge on power system protection and automation - Knowledge on self-healing strategies and algorithms - Knowledge regarding the implementation o IEC61850 in distribution substations - Knowledge on programming

Application Period

Since 22 Jul 2020 to 20 Aug 2020


Cluster / Centre

Power and Energy / Power and Energy Systems

Scientific Advisor

Clara Sofia Gouveia