The Electrochemical Science & Engineering research group are looking to hire a researcher to develop reduced order models for lithium-ion batteries from physical models. Models are required to estimate the state of health of lithium ion batteries, and control them on- and offline. This post is funded by the Faraday Institution as part of the Multi-Scale Modelling project to develop the next generation of battery packs and battery management systems to improve performance and lifetime.
Our research group is interdisciplinary, and is currently spread across four different departments within Imperial College London. We work at the interface between science and engineering of electrochemical devices. With over 50 postdoctoral & postgraduate researchers, we are a vibrant, collaborative and inclusive team with multiple industrial and academic collaborators.
Duties and Responsibilities
- You will primarily be developing reduced order models for lithium-ion batteries.
- You will be working with the wider experimental team to help generate and implement control algorithms onto the battery management system
- You will assist in the planning of the research and assist with the publication of findings.
Skills, knowledge and experience
- You should have a degree in a relevant subject area. Completing a PhD (or equivalent) in a pertinent area would be helpful but is not a requirement for appointment as a Research Assistant.
- You must have experience of working in a research environment
- Experience of reduced order modelling and control is essential, as is a knowledge of control theory
How To Apply
This is a fixed term position for up to 24 months.
The salary range for this position is£36,045 – £48,340 per annum. Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as a Research Assistant within the salary range £36,045 – £39,183 per annum.
Our preferred method of application is via our website. Please visit our website using the provided link for more information about the post and the application process.
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