Job ID: 235053

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Tennessee Technological University

  • Apr. 22, 2024
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • Center for Energy Systems Research
  • Tennessee Technological University
    Cookeville, TN
  • Open until Filled
  • Available Immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Engineering - Other
    Electrical and/or Electronics

Requirements & Qualifications for the Post-Doctoral Fellow:

A recent Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering with focus on electrical power systems with emphasis on distribution system modeling and analysis.

The ideal candidate will have experience with:

(1) Development and/or utilization of OpenDSS-based co-simulation frameworks for distribution planning and advanced DER hosting capacity studies. These studies may include local and system-wide DER technology impact on distribution system with smart inverter functions or/and EV impact assessment followed by mitigation solutions and hosting capacity enhancement strategies.

(2) Real-time simulations using Typhoon HIL and CHIL studies. Experience with developing multi-domain co-simulation framework using Typhoon HIL is a big plus. Similar experience with other EMT-based real-time software will be considered.

Duration: One year starting immediately; renewable up to 3 years depending on performance and availability of funding.


Satish M.  Mahajan, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Energy Systems Research (CESR)

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Tennessee Tech University

1020 Stadium Drive, Box 5032, PRSC 231

Cookeville, TN 38505

E-mail:        Phone: (931) 372-3615; (931) 372 3875

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Contact Information

  • Linda Thurman
    Center for Energy Systems Research
    Tennessee Technological University
    1020 Stadium Drive
    Prsc 233
    Cookeville, TN 38505
  • 931-372-3615

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