The wind energy team at UT Dallas seeks to fill a postdoctoral research associate position in control of wind turbines with emphasis on the reduction of aerodynamic loads on rotor blades. The successful candidate will be part of a team of faculty members, graduate students and industry partners developing methodology and new technologies to reduce blade mechanical fatigue and enable the design of larger and cheaper blades.
Ph.D in a related field.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Ph.D. in Engineering with emphasis in one or more of the following: control theory (e.g., system ID, robust control, model predictive control), flow control, structural control, co-design of plant and control systems. Demonstrated programming skills in Matlab/Simulink and NI LabVIEW for analysis, design and implementation of real-time control systems. Experience with renewable energy systems. Must be recent Ph.D. graduate within the past three years.
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