Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
15 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Full Time


The Virtual Research Institute for Sustainable Energy Production, Storage, and Utilization at  New York University Abu Dhabi (joint with Khalifa University) invites applicants to apply for an open Postdoctoral-associate position in the Machine Learning for Sustainability research track. The postdoctoral associate will focus on developing state-of-the-art artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning models for the advancement of renewable energy and sustainable technologies. Specifically, the ideal candidate will expect to develop the machine learning models for the main tasks that include but are not limited to:

  • Renewable Energy Integration: Online Forecasting Tools
  • Renewable Energy Integration: Renewable Energy Management Systems
  • Smart transmission and distribution: AI-based cyber-physical security of smart grids
  • Smart transmission and distribution: Supporting technologies: Demand Response

The terms of employment are very competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, degree transcript, statement of research interests, and at least two letters of reference, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please send an email to Dr. Michail (Mihalis) Maniatakos at


NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.

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UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply

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