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Research Opportunity

Power Systems- Optimization in energy systems


Work description

- Enlarge the knowledge of the state of the art regarding energy consumption in the industry sector and impact in electrical network investements; - Identification and selection of the most adequate optimization methods to address this problem: - Develop the research skills through the application of the selected methods; - Apply the scientific method on the research process and a critical attitude on the obtained results.

Academic Qualifications

MSc in Electrical Engineering, or similar; The awarding of the grant is dependent on the applicants' enrolment in study cycle or non-award courses of Higher Education Institutions

Minimum profile required

Average grade on MSc of 12 out of 20;Two papers published in the Proceedings of International Conferences of Journals with peer review;

Preference factors

- Experience in models for electrical network planning; - Deep knowledge on traditional optimization techniques for linear and non-linear problems; - Knowledge on metaheuristic techniques;

Application Period

Since 15 May 2020 to 28 Jun 2020


Cluster / Centre

Power and Energy / Power and Energy Systems

Scientific Advisor

João Tomé Saraiva