Singapore’s Pathway to Carbon Neutrality: Analysis of New Technologies
3 October 2022
Open until filled
TUMCREATE is a multidisciplinary research platform of the Technical University Munich (TUM) at the Singapore Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise (CREATE). We are joining forces with universities, public agencies, and industry for the advancement of future technologies.
A new project, “Singapore’s Pathway to Carbon Neutrality: Analysis of New Technologies”, has been launched. The aim of this project is to analyse options for alternative energy supply for Singapore such as import of electricity from neighbouring countries, long-distance high-voltage direct-current connections, alternative fuels such as hydrogen or synthetic fuels.
Please visit www.tum-create.edu.sg for more information about TUMCREATE.
Objective of the Position:
We are looking for a Research Fellow to engage in model development and coupling for the project together with other researchers. This is a full-time 2-year contract with extension possibility based on project requirements.
Development of a model of Singapore’s energy demand
Analysis of worldwide potentials of renewable energies using existing tools
Analysis of the possible role of global green hydrogen or synfuels for Singapore
Development of a global transport model for hydrogen and synthetic fuels
Engagement in development of other models in the project
Coupling of the models developed in the project
Publication of methods and results in international scientific journals
Participation in grant calls and other funding opportunities
PhD in Power or Electrical Engineering or a related field with at least 1 year of experience
Proven track record in energy and power system modelling
Knowledge of energy and power systems, energy markets, energy conversion technology
Programming knowledge (preferably Python and MATLAB)
Knowledge of the tools Urbs and pyGRETA is a plus
Ability to interact with other researchers and define a working structure
Good English writing and communication skills
Good interpersonal skills for working in an international research team with people of different backgrounds
What TUM CREATE offers you:
Competitive salary that commensurate with experience
Good amount of leave/vacation days
Vibrant, modern and positive working environment in Singapore
Campus-sited office location with a host of facilities
In-building perks including gym, game room and coffee room
Please send your application including cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.