Pre-announcement of 15 Early-Stage Researcher (ESR) positions for the European Training Network in the field of Cyber-Physical Energy Systems at Danmarks Tekniske Universitet

InnoCyPES, to be funded under H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), Innovative Training Networks (ITN), is making a preannouncement of the available positions for talented, enthusiastic, and ambitious candidates to make excellent research and breakthroughs in the field of cyber-physical energy systems. All the 15 ESRs will enroll in PhD programmes and be employed for 36 or 48 months in the network by 7 academic and 4 industrial beneficiaries, together with 10 partner organizations.

InnoCyPES targets at the bottlenecks of digital transformation of the current energy system, where the ESRs are expected to study and improve various facets of digitalized and interconnected energy systems.

Benefits to join the network

  • Extensive training in technical and transferrable skills;
  • A competitive salary including mobility and family allowances;
  • Interdisciplinary, International and Intersectoral secondment experience;

Qualifications

Applicants shall have proven interest in interdisciplinary and intersectoral research, with specific interest in the InnoCyPES research areas as evidenced by the application documents.

Besides, the following requirements are to be met

  • have obtained Master’s degree or equivalent;
  • have an excellent academic record (grades of B or higher) and good command of English (minimum C1 or equivalent);
  • have engineering background relevant to the following areas but not limited to: information science, energy systems engineering, or social science;

Requirements

The applicants must fulfill the following conditions according to definitions from H2020-MSCA-ITN: 1) Early-stage researchers; 2) Mobility Rule.

Are you interested?

If you are interested in this exciting and challenging opportunity, please click on "Apply online" and attach the following documents in one PDF file in order to start an initial dialogue about the opportunities

  • Application letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Qualification evidence including MSc and BSc transcripts

Please send us your request no later than 31 May 2021 (Danish time). As we regularly process inquiries, we would recommend that you contact us as soon as possible.

The recruitment process follows the European Charter for Researchers and Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers.
In case of questions, please contact project coordinator Senior Researcher Guangya Yang gyy@elektro.dtu.dk, +45 5327 3699.

Disclaimer

The grant agreement is still in the signing phase therefore this is a preannouncement of the positions. In the unlikely possibility that the grant agreement is not signed with EU, any incurred costs related to this will not be reimbursed.

ESR1 IoT network design and reliability evaluation for energy sector

University of Utrecht, Netherland

PhD-enrolment

University of Utrecht

Duration

48 months

Expected start date

Nov 2021

Secondment

Ørsted (6 months), EDF (4 months)

Research directors

  • Prof. Madeleine Gibescu m.gibescu@uu.nl
  • Dr. Thierry Coste thierry.coste@edf.fr
  • Dr Karsten Hvalkof Andersen KAHAN@orsted.dk

ESR2: Information model development for multiple actors’ coordination

Host organisation

Électricité de France, France

PhD-enrolment

University of Utrecht

Duration

36 months

Expected start date

Nov 2021

Secondment

UU (10 months)

Research directors

  • Dr. Thierry Coste thierry.coste@edf.fr
  • Prof. Madeleine Gibescu m.gibescu@uu.nl
  • Dr. Hugo Morais hugo.morais@tecnico.ulisboa.pt

ESR3: Cyber-physical smart grid intrusion detection

Host organisation

Technische Universiteit Delft, Netherlands

PhD-enrolment

Technische Universiteit Delft (TU Delft)

Duration

48 months

Secondment

EDF (4 months), CSIRO (3 months), UNSW (3 months)

Research directors

  • Prof. Peter Palensky P.Palensky@tudelft.nl
  • Dr. Shiping Chen Shiping.Chen@data61.csiro.au
  • Dr. Alex Stefanov A.I.Stefanov@tudelft.nl

ESR4: Large scale data management and integration

Host organisation

University of Salento, Italy

PhD-enrolment

University of Salento

Duration

36 months

Expected start date

Nov 2021

Secondment

DE (4 months), TUD (4 months)

Research directors

  • Prof. Massimo Cafaromassimo.cafaro@unisalento.it
  • Dr. Philip Douglass pdo@danskenergi.dk
  • Dr. Simon Tindemans S.H.Tindemans@tudelft.nl

ESR5: Enriching system measurements for machine learning applications

Host organisation

Technische Universiteit Delft, Netherlands

PhD-enrolment

Technische Universiteit Delft (TU Delft)

Duration

48 months

Expected start date

Sep-Nov 2021

Secondment

DEPsys, Switzerland (4 months), University of Salento, Italy (4 months)

Research directors

  • Prof. Peter Palensky P.Palensky@tudelft.nl
  • Dr. Omid Alizadeh-Mousavi omid.mousavi@depsys.ch
  • Dr. Simon Tindemans S.H.Tindemans@tudelft.nl [contact for further information]

ESR6: Operation, maintenance and investment strategy for offshore energy hub

Host organisation

Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

PhD-enrolment

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Duration

36 months

Expected start date

Nov 2021

Secondment

EQN (3 months), ICL (3 months), SGRE (4 months)

Research directors

  • Prof. Alexey Pavlov alexey.pavlov@ntnu.no
  • Dr. Børre Tore Børresen btbo@equinor.com
  • Prof. Damiano Varagnolo damiano.varagnolo@ntnu.no

ESR7: Real-time analytics on high fidelity synchronized measurement

Host organisation

Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

PhD-enrolment

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Duration

36 months

Expected start date

Nov 2021

Secondment

INESC-ID (3 months), AIT (3 months), SGRE (4 months)

Research directors

  • Prof. Elisabetta Tedeschi elisabetta.tedeschi@ntnu.no
  • Dr. Francesco Marra fmarr@equinor.com
  • Prof. Rui Henriques rmch@tecnico.ulisboa.pt

ESR8: Data-driven stability enhancement for cross border electric networks

Host organisation

Imperial College of London, the United Kingdom

PhD-enrolment

Imperial College of London

Duration

36 months

Expected start date

Nov 2021

Secondment

THiL (3 months), NTNU (3 months), NARI (2 months)

Research directors

  • Prof. Bikash Pal b.pal@imperial.ac.uk
  • Prof. Yusheng Xue xueyusheng@sgepri.sgcc.com.cn
  • Prof. Damiano Varagnolo damiano.varagnolo@ntnu.no

ESR9: Condition monitoring and predictive maintenance of distribution grids

Host organisation

Dansk Energi, Denmark

PhD-enrolment

Technical University of Denmark

Duration

36 months

Expected start date

Nov 2021

Secondment

DTU (10 months)

Research directors

  • Dr. Philip Douglass pdo@danskenergi.dk
  • Prof. Massimo Cafaro massimo.cafaro@unisalento.it
  • Dr. Guangya Yang gyy@elektro.dtu.dk

ESR10: Privacy preserved data pattern identification for improved network observability

Host organisation

Imperial College of London, the United Kingdom

PhD-enrolment

Imperial College of London

Duration

36 months

Expected start date

Nov 2021

Secondment

DEP (4 months), AIT (3 months)

Research director

  • Prof. Bikash Pal b.pal@imperial.ac.uk
  • Dr. Anton Ishchenko anton.ishchenko@phasetophase.nl
  • Dr. Stöckl Johannes Johannes.Stoeckl@ait.ac.at

ESR11: Digitalized power converter design for fast prototype and control appraisal

Host organisation

Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria

PhD-enrolment

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Duration

36 months

Expected start date

Nov 2021

Secondment

ETH (10 months)

Research directors

  • Dr. Thomas Strasser Thomas.Strasser@ait.ac.at
  • Prof. Florian Dörfler dorfler@ethz.ch
  • Dr. Dusan Majstorović

ESR12: Digitalizing wind turbine subsystems for fast prototyping and grid compliance

Host organisation

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Denmark

PhD-enrolment

Technical University of Denmark

Duration

36 months

Expected start date

Nov 2021

Secondment

DTU (10 months)

Research directors

  • Mr. Frank Martin Frank.Martin@siemensgamesa.com
  • Dr. Stöckl Johannes Johannes.Stoeckl@ait.ac.at
  • Dr. Guangya Yang gyy@elektro.dtu.dk

ESR13: Development of Digital Twin models for power grids

Host organisation

Tajfun HiL, Serbia

PhD-enrolment

Technical University of Denmark

Duration:

36 months

Expected start date

Nov 2021

Secondment

DTU (10 months)

Research director

  • Dr. Dusan Majstorovic
  • Prof. Elisabetta Tedeschi elisabetta.tedeschi@ntnu.no
  • Dr. Guangya Yang gyy@elektro.dtu.dk

ESR14: Cost benefit assessment to inform on competitiveness of increased digitalization in energy sector

Host organisation

Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

PhD-enrolment

Technical University of Denmark

Duration

36 months

Expected start date

Nov 2021

Secondment

NTNU (2 months), INSEC (2 months), NARI (2 months), UNSW (2 months), CSIRO (2 months)

Research directors

  • Dr. Guangya Yang, gyy@elektro.dtu.dk (InnoCyPES coordinator)
  • Mr. Frank Martin Frank.Martin@siemensgamesa.com
  • Prof. Joe Dong joe.dong@unsw.edu.au

ESR15: Sustainability, enabling framework, and policy roadmap towards increased digitalization in energy sector

Host organisation

Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

PhD-enrolment

Technical University of Denmark

Duration

36 months

Expected start date

Nov 2021

Secondment

NTNU (2 months), EDF (2 months), NARI (2 months), UNSW (2 months), CSIRO (2 months)

Research directors

  • Dr. Emmanuel Ackom emac@dtu.dk
  • Prof. Yusheng Xue xueyusheng@sgepri.sgcc.com.cn
  • Dr. Per Sieverts Nielsen pernn@dtu.dk

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