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Moving towards climate security, electric power systems are going through a major paradigm shift with wide integration of distributed energy resources, such as solar PV, wind power, energy storage and electric vehicles. However, today’s grid cannot handle the voltage rise and fast voltage fluctuations from high penetration of renewables. It is widely recognized that the lack of adequate control mechanisms to regulate the voltages is a key hindrance.
The goal of this project is to use AI and deep reinforcement learning to advance the current control designs by making them more data-driven and communication efficient. Depending on the candidate’s qualifications and scientific interests, the project can be directed towards smart grid optimization, AI algorithm development or hardware implementations.
This project is a collaboration of KTH, UC Berkeley and Stockholm University with the support of Microsoft and C3.ai. This project is funded by C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute (https://c3dti.ai/), which is a leading academic network supported by C3.ai and Microsoft of 7 elite universities in the USA (including MIT, Stanford, UC Berkeley and Princeton) and KTH in Sweden.
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Type of employment: Temporary position longer than 6 months
|Title||Postdoc in AI for sustainable power systems|
|Employer||KTH Royal Institute of Technology|
|Job location||Valhallavägen 79, 100 44 Stockholm|
|Published||June 15, 2021|
|Application deadline||August 9, 2021|
|Job types||Postdoc  |
|Fields||Energy Technology,   Civil Engineering,   Renewable Energy  |