The Intelligent Electrical Power Grids (IEPG) section within the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science at TU Delft has a very ambitious and diversified research programme covering major technological challenges concerning the operation and planning of future power grids. IEPG is building a new research programme on resilience of cyber-physical energy systems that includes cyber security for power grids. The doctoral candidate will conduct research on cyber security and resilience of cyber-physical energy systems to cyber attacks.
Within this programme, your research tasks are:
All methods, algorithms, and software tools developed in this research are part of a unified software platform for cyber security investigations and enhancement for power grids. This is developed and maintained by all team members using open-source software such as Python.
Within this programme, your other tasks are:
This is a four-year doctoral appointment jointly supervised by Assistant Professor Dr. Alex Stefanov and Professor Dr. Peter Palensky. The PhD fellowship will start in September/October 2019. It offers a great opportunity to participate in a cutting-edge research programme on cyber security of future, intelligent power grids involving strong academia – industry collaborations.
We are looking for excellent candidates with the following qualifications, knowledge, and skills:
TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.
As a PhD candidate you will be enrolled in the TU Delft Graduate School. TU Delft Graduate School provides an inspiring research environment; an excellent team of supervisors, academic staff and a mentor; and a Doctoral Education Programme aimed at developing your transferable, discipline-related and research skills. Please visit www.tudelft.nl/phd for more information.
For information about this vacancy, you can contact Dr. Alex Stefanov,Assistant Professor, email: A.I.Stefanov@tudelft.nl.
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To apply for this PhD position please submit the following documents:
When you apply for this position please refer to vacancy number EWI2019-54. you can send your materials to Drs. H.A.E van Rijs, HR-Adviser email: firstname.lastname@example.org.