Research Openings

The research in the group requires strong background in power systems, optimization, mathematics, statistics, and computational modeling. If you are interested in joining our group and carry out research in renewable energy and design optimization, please send your Cover Letter, CV, and two representative publications to Dr. Jie Zhang at for considerations.

  • 06/2021: Two Ph.D. positions are available in DOES Lab starting from Spring 2022 or Fall 2022. Preferred Qualifications: (1) B.S. or M.S. in electrical engineering, industrial engineering, statistics, or mechanical engineering; (2) strong background in mathematical optimization or machine learning; (3) knowledge in power & energy systems, renewable integration, multidisciplinary design optimization, or big data analytics; and (4) good programming skills and familiar with one or more of the following tools: R, Python, Julia, MATLAB/Simulink, OpenDSS, MATPOWER, Dymola, CPLEX, GAMS, Gurobi.

  • 09/2021: We have a postdoc position on power system operations, integrated energy systems, network resilience, and machine learning. Please apply here if you are interested:

  • Visiting students and scholars are always welcome.