Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Department of Electrical Engineering at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is seeking a post-doctoral researcher with experience in optimization techniques for non-intrusive load monitoring in smart meters. The research will focus on the investigation of new techniques in appliance energy disaggregation to enhance the functionality of smart meters. The selected candidate is expected to collect and analyze load consumption data for a load disaggregation model, develop an optimization approach considering uncertainties, and finally evaluate the performance of the proposed approach. The candidate must have experience with modeling tools such as AI techniques, MATLAB, and statistical tools. A good knowledge in optimization techniques is preferred.


Minimum Qualification
- Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering
- Strong interest in academic research in the above-mentioned field
- Knowledge in MATLAB/Simulink platform.

Preferred Qualification
- Expertise in programming and simulation tools.
- Publication track record is a plus.

About the Company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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AED 22,500

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