Pacific Northwest National Laboratory PhD Intern - Transformer Intern in RICHLAND, Washington
Organization and Job ID
Job ID: 307435
Directorate: Energy and Environment
Division: Electricity Infrastructure & Buildings
Group: Optimization & Control
This position will provide support the Laboratory's research in Optimization and Control of Energy Systems. This position will focus on research related to the electro-thermal model of transformers, as well as the dynamic control of transformers for energy and lifetime saving. A successful candidate will be required to conduct independent research, develop new ideas and contribute to research proposals, engage with sector managers in relevant areas, prepare manuscripts for publication, and present their work to clients and at conferences.
Candidates must be currently enrolled/matriculated in a PhD program at an accredited college. Minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.
• Good understanding of power system operation and planning, engineering economics and power market
• Familiar with the electro-thermal model of transformers and the calculation of lifetime loss, total owning cost
• Working experience on cost benefit analysis, statistic, and optimization
Pursuing a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering
Equal Employment Opportunity
PNNL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse, talented workforce. EOE Disability/Vet/M/F/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Staff at PNNL must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.
.Directorate: Energy & Environment
Job Category: Master's and PhD Level Internships
Group: Optimization and Control
Opening Date: 2018-02-22
Closing Date: 2018-03-24