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Power Electronics Systems Researcher PhD Degree

Company: AVA Consulting
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

JOB ID: TYARD1185109

Job Title: Power Electronics Systems Researcher PhD Degree
Duration: 12 Month+
Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Company Background:
Our client, a major employer in the area, is looking for a Power Electronics Systems Researcher PhD Degree to be part of its team in its North American operations.

Job description (Duty & Responsibility):

  • Plans and executes research activities in power electronics design and tool development including coordination of the activities of internal and external research partners.
  • Be knowledgeable in the fundamental concepts and principles of power electronics including power electronics design, module packaging, thermal management, and validation testing.
  • Be familiar with the state of the art in power electronics technology, packaging of wide bandgap devices, and high frequency passive components.
  • Apply sound experimental protocols to test and evaluate performance of power electronics components
  • Effectively communicate results by writing technical reports, invention disclosures and technical papers and making presentations.
  • Excellent teamwork along with written and verbal communication skills. Frequently communicate with a diverse group of scientists and management team.
  • Assist in performing inverter tests using Hardware-in-Loop (HIL) platform to develop dataset for device prognostics. Some familiarity in machine learning algorithms is desirable.
  • Assist in researching power converter for


    • This position will be working a Hybrid schedule with some days working in the onsite in the office therefore the candidate must reside within 100 Miles of the Ann Arbor Site

      Required minimum education and experience:

      • Ph.D in Electrical Engineering with focus on power electronics circuit design and control
      • Previous industrial experience via co-op/internship preferred
      • Demonstrated ability to publish in journals and present in conferences.


        • Proficiency in circuit and multi-physics FEA simulation software (Matlab/Simulink, Saber, Spice, Altium, Q3D, ANSYS) to assist the design of power electronics components
        • Proficiency in testing equipment (oscilloscope, curve tracer, impedance analyzer, network analyzer, spectrum analyzer)- etc.
        • Hardware design and system integration experience with controllers, power electronics, motors, and control

Keywords: AVA Consulting, Ann Arbor , Power Electronics Systems Researcher PhD Degree, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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