NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Senior Research Scientist, Power System Distribution Network

Location
Singapore
Posted
19 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
19 Jul 2020
Ref
R00001612
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Energy Research Institute @ NTU invites applications for the position of Senior Research Scientist.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Core expertise includes Distribution Network Modeling & Analysis
  • Design and develop the distribution grid modeling tools in the context of the large penetration of DERs
  • Define and conduct real-time simulations using hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) techniques based on RTDS or Opal-RT platforms
  • Research into novel technologies & state-of-the-art solutions in distribution network modeling and analysis
  • Be an R&D team lead to define & achieve the project goals
  • Be a hands-on technologist and domain/industry expert in commercial solution development, system integration & implementation
  • Work closely with researchers, developers, partners and/or external vendors for timely project delivery

Job Requirements:

  • Masters or PhD Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, specialized in Power System Distribution Network
  • Solid knowledge of the electric utility industry, preferably in the area of distribution system analysis, management and automation; particular areas of interest would include load modeling, state estimation, parameter & topology detection/estimation, and model calibration
  • Strong understanding of the concepts and various building blocks of smart grids
  • Deep knowledge of smart meter data analytics and statistical analysis
  • Distribution grid management tools/platforms (e.g., MDMS, DMS, ADMS, DERMS and Microgrid Controller)
  • Power system (distribution network) simulation tools (e.g., GridLAB-D, OpenDSS, PSCAD and MATLAB/Simulink SimPowerSystems toolbox).
  • Programming languages (e.g., R, Python) with emphasis on the application in statistics and data analysis
  • Minimum 10 years of experience

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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