Research Associate, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
13 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
11 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Location        AE

Organization Name        Electrical and Computer Engineering

About University

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology combines the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR), and the Petroleum Institute (PI) into one world-class, research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering.

Brief Description

We seek to fill position of Research Associate in a funded project at Khalifa University. The project primarily deals with design and developlement of a practical crowdsourcing based solution for vehicle-to-vehicle  (V2V)  power transfer. The job particularly deals with development of a crowdsourcing platform that allows the publishing of charging tasks and the recruitment of the best candidate to fulfill the request based on the characteristics of the charging task and the source context.

Detailed Description

Strategic Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to work on the following important aspect of the project- "Developing a detailed formalization of the V2V problem including the model and the selection algorithm". To accomplish this task the candidate is expected to :

  1. Develop a model of the charging request, publisher, and the source, which includes attributes and mobility patterns of the user and the source.
  2. Formalize and solve an optimization problem, that target the selection of the best candidate to serve as a source for a given task.

In addition, the candidate will lead the project from start to finish. The candidate will also be expected to publish in reputed journals and present in internationally renowned conferences.

Operational Responsibilities

The candidate will be expected to contribute, as needed, in the departmental and university work and activities.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

The applicant should have strong Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) background and will be expected to have a masters degree in ECE with good academic record and research experience..

Required Experience

  1. MATLAB and computer programing.
  2. Modeling and developing algorithm.

How To Apply

  1. CV
  2. Research Interest Statement
  3. 3 Professional References

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (

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