Ph.D. position in Power Systems and microgrid modelling - Deadline October 15

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Davide Fioriti

Oct 5, 2021, 9:52:58 AMOct 5
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Industry co-financed Ph.D. position on the modelling of off-grid microgrids and energy community, in the Power System department at the University of Pisa.

Title of the project: Definition, sizing and management of energy communities and off-grid systems

Deadline: October 15th with starting date relatively close, after administrative procedures.

The institution and group: the host institution is the DESTEC department in the University of Pisa (, among the oldest universities established in 1343, with large experience in power and energy systems and involved in several European and National projects in such topics.

Description: The activity will focus on the modelling, sizing and management of energy power systems for off-grid systems and energy communities for developing and developed countries, in collaboration with an industry (33% co-financing by UBQ.Energy, Italian company in the microgrid sector with a large pipeline of projects).
The modelling shall account for modular and decentralized solutions solved by mathematical programming techniques and/or artificial intelligence.
The candidate can build on previous models and experiences by the research group, headed by Prof. Davide Poli.

Requirements: almost any STEM Master degree (Engineering, Computer Science, ...) with good communication and writing skills. Software and programming skills are well appreciated.

Interested applicants are invited to contact me at

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