Research Fellow, Power Systems and Power Electronics

06 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
05 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

The project involves design and evaluation of an AC/DC Distribution network for Medium Voltage applications. It will allow you to develop research expertise in Renewable Energy Integration, Electric Vehicle Integration and Energy Storage System. 

You will be required to:

  • Take responsibility for the concept, design, analysis, modeling and simulation verification of Medium Voltage DC grids and their control with AC grids
  • Take responsibility for the concept, design, analysis, modelling and simulation of Power electronics systems used in Grid applications
  • Work synergistically with PI and other stake holders
  • Publication of research result in high impact journals
  • Manage Project and its operation
  • Be involved in technology development to increase the technology readiness level toward manufacturability.
  • Ensure system design complies with existing electronic and electrical standards for certification.
  • Provide support to a team of engineers in solving multi-disciplinary problems, including preparation of documentation and presentation of results of analyses/testing to peers and customers.
  • Conduct high-quality research, propose his/her own research ideas, and to be an active member of the department.


  • At least a Doctoral degree in electrical engineering
  • Possessing knowledge and research experience in power electronics and distribution level power systems.
  • Proven experience with EDA tools PSCAD/EMTP, Ansys, MATLAB/Simulink. 
  • Has knowledge in Computer based Modeling of Power Systems and Power Electronic converters
  • Experience Power system Analysis and control for distribution systems.
  • Experience in control and modelling of Power converter systems 
  • Knowledge of renewable energy and  energy storage systems
  • Has technical proposal writing and presentation skills.
  • Able to plan and organize well and adhere to deadlines.
  • Doing research in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Good Analytical skills, good project management skills will be needed.
  • Open to fixed-term contract

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Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: College of Design and Engineering
Department : Electrical and Computer Engineering
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 18113

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