Required Qualifications : Doctoral Degree or foreign equivalent degree in hand by June 1, 2020. Rich project experience in one of the following: formal methods, reachability analysis, microgrid stability. A strong publication record with at least one first-author paper accepted or under review in reachability analysis and formal method. Effective oral and written communication skill s. Willingness to explore new areas, and ability to work with others as part of a project team.
Preferred Qualifications : PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Applied Math in hand by June 1, 2020 .
Brief Description of Duties : Stony Brook Power Systems Lab seeks a postdoc with a strong background in networked microgrids, formal methods, reachability analysis, and data driven power system transient stability. The successful applicant will work with a team in support of various projects and programs. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University. Research focus is on the following:
Formal methods for stability assessment of microgrids/networked microgrids.
Networked microgrids: full ODE-based stability modeling and analysis, Lagrangian reachability based stability analysis, data-driven stability analysis.
Hybrid formal analysis of microgrid with cyber security and advanced control strategies considering time-delay.
Data-driven formal analysis of microgrid.
Reachable power flow (ReachFlow), reachable eigenanalysis, and reachable electromagnetic transients.
Distributed formal analysis as part of the Smart Programmable Microgrids platform.
Model checker and formal methods for guaranteed security in microgrids and substation
Performing funded research in microgrids, networked microgrids,cyber physical resilience in microgrids and macrogrids, and quantum computing for power systems; in particular, develop quantum computing tools for eigenanalysis of delayed cyber physical power systems, software defined networking formal methods and stability analysis theory.
Collect and analyze data, including periodical/literature search and utilizing specialized skills in related field to analyze the collected data. Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations. May also assist in grant writing.
Build Models and simulation cases using RTDS NovaCor simulator.
Work collaboratively with industry /government: mentor graduate students in strategic areas.
Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies as needed.
Other duties as assigned, which may include attending Scientific Conferences and Meetings such as major IEEE Conferences and workshops.
The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities such as the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, the National Synchrotron Light Source, and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, and the New York Blue IBM BG/L+P supercomputer, owned by Stony Brook and managed by BNL. Stony Brook is a partner in managing the Laboratory for the Department of Energy, and is the largest institutional scientific user of BNL facilities. As such, many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments can be arranged.
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Department/Hiring Area: Electrical Engineering-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Jan 9, 2020
Posting End Date: Jan 24, 2020, 4:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Salary Grade: E89
Appointment Type: Temporary
Internal Number: 1904656
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