Intelligent Energy Research
at ORAU Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

Opportunity Description

Intelligent Energy - Modeling, Design, and Control of Cyber-Physical Power Architectures The successful candidate is expected to conduct research addressing intelligent energy concepts and designs related to future Army power and energy needs. The primary initial focus will address Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) challenges as relevant to power grid security and reliability. The candidate will develop grid and microgrid models using hardware and software testbeds (OPAL and similar real-time simulator systems) integrating power and control components in coordination with cyber-physical architecture experiments. Embedded systems and controllers (HWIL) will be investigated for vulnerabilities to cyber security attacks. Advanced control algorithms will be developed for grid and microgrid application. Distributed generation and loads will be controlled by hardware in the loop using the OPAL simulator. Advanced communication and Smart Grid protocols will be developed and deployed in the simulator system. Click here for more information

Opportunity Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Adelphi, MD
  • Opportunity Type: Research
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 1/8/2019

About Us

Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) administers Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research participation programs for civilians such as:

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Research Associateship Program (RAP) allow Postdoctoral Fellows, Journeyman Fellows (undergraduate and graduates students and recent graduates), Senior Researchers, and Summer Faculty engage in research initiatives of their own choice, that are compatible with the interests of the government and will potentially contribute to the general effort of the ARL. Scientists and engineers at ARL help shape and execute the Army's program for meeting the challenge of developing technologies that will support Army forces in meeting future operational needs.

Research opportunities include, but are not limited to the following disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Anthropology, Archeology, Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Engineering, Biomechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Health Risk Assessment, Environmental Science, Entomology, Epidemiology, Ergonomics, Geology, Health Education Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Mathematics, Nanotechnology, Photonics, Physics, Public Health Economics, Public Health Policy, and more.

What is a Talent Network?

Joining our Talent Network will enhance your search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.


Why Join?

  • Receive alerts with new opportunities that match your interests
  • Share opportunities with family and friends through Social Media or email