This position conducts research on dynamic systems modeling, optimization and control with strong focus on automotive engine and powertrain systems; works with other team members and industry partners to develop model-based optimization and control algorithms to improve performance of automotive engine components and subsystems (turbo/superchargers, air path, fuel path, combustion), conventional and hybrid drivetrains (transmissions, electric motors/generators), energy storage (batteries and supercapacitors); designs linear and nonlinear observers using established methods (e.g., Kalman filter, sliding-mode observer); implements control algorithms in Rapid Prototyping ECUs and verifies experimentally on engine test bench; assists graduate students, visiting scholars and other colleagues with their research; extracts and analyzes experimental and modeling results and prepares technical reports for sponsors reviews; prepares and presents papers/reports; writes, edits and/or approves progress and technical reports for sponsors; edits research results for publication and presentation; assists in identifying, writing and preparing proposals to pursue new funding opportunities; develops task lists, time lines, and budgets for research projects; plans and coordinates meetings with industrial partners; conducts internal and external research meetings.
Master’s degree in mechanical, electrical engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience; experience in automotive engines and powertrain systems; demonstrated proficiency with writing technical research papers; considerable experience in an engineering research capacity.
Doctoral degree with specialization in mechanical engineering or related discipline.
Target Salary: $54,000.00 - $62,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Research
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