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The Institute IMDEA Energy is a Research Centre created by the Regional Government of “Comunidad de Madrid” to develop world-class R&D on clean and renewable energy. The ultimate goal of the Institute IMDEA Energy is to achieve outstanding scientific and technological contributions in the creation of a sustainable energy system. The aim of the Institute is to make a significant impact in all energy-related research topics by bringing together high quality researchers, providing them with excellent infrastructures and resources and promoting their close collaboration with the industrial sector.
The Electrical Systems Unit of IMDEA Energía is developing technologies for active management of future power networks to enable flexible, efficient and reliable integration of energy sources and storage elements while meeting the customer demand.
The Electrical Systems Unit of IMDEA Energía is opening a Postdoctoral Scientist Position to work on developing Power Electronics Applications for Future Power Networks, with the following characteristics:
R&D in control algorithms for converter applications in power networks
R&D in active management of energy systems
Participation in national and international research projects in SmartGrids related subjects. Development of real-time applications for an inverter based microgrid and validation of power network management algorithms
Dissemination and publication of research results in scientific journals. Supervision of doctoral researchers.
Ph.D. degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering
Solid background in Power Electronics, Power Engineering, Control Systems and Communication Networks.
Good understanding of Power Electronics Circuits, Power Networks Modelling, Renewable Energy Technologies, Distribution Level Automation, IT technologies and Real-Time Control systems
Fluent in English