Required Qualifications: PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Applied Math in hand by July 31, 2021. Rich experiences in artificial intelligence techniques for power system stability and security, machine learning, and distributed control/optimization for resilient power grid.
Preferred Qualifications: E xperiences in distributed computing, cybersecurity, computer networking, microgrid stability, formal methods (such as reachability analysis), quantum computing, real-time simulation, and/or networked microgrids .
Brief Description of Duties: The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The incumbent will conduct research within the predetermined research scope and methodology, conduct research in the field of power engineering.
The postdoc is responsible for delivering a programmable platform that integrates continuous-depth deep neural networks, reachability analysis, formal control, and cybersecurity technologies to enable scalable, self-protecting, autonomic, and ultra-resilient microgrids and networked microgrids capable of coordinating ultra-scale distributed energy systems and cultivating America's smart communities and cities.
Prototype quantum computing and quantum networking technologies for resilient power systems;
Embed provable and deployable security and privacy functionalities in a smart programmable microgrid platform;
Verify the developed algorithms and prototypes on large microgrids, Naval systems, and utility systems;
Assist grant proposal writing in areas such as networked microgrids, quantum engineering, formal methods, cyber-physical resilience, and data-driven engineering, work collaboratively with industry/government; mentor graduate students in strategic areas.
Collect, analyze and maintain data, including literature search and utilizing specialized skills in a related field to analyze the collected data;
Participate in manuscript writing for publication in top journals such as IEEE Transactions on Power Systems and Nature series; collaborate with the PI on a new monograph, which includes lab/testbed maintenance, organizing and attending meetings, presenting results in major IEEE conferences and workshops.
Other duties as assigned
Special Notes: The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Official Job Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Job Field: Post Doctoral
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Electrical & Computer Engineering-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
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