PhD Studentship in Highly Distributed Mechanisms for Control and Optimization in Smart Grids

University of Cambridge - Department of Engineering

A PhD position in the area of control and optimization with applications in smart grids and/or biological networks is available at the University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering with a start date on October 1st 2018. Full funding for both fees and maintenance will be provided to UK applicants or EU applicants who have been resident in the UK for 3 years prior to the start date. The project will be supervised by Dr Ioannis Lestas ( who can also be contacted for any inquiries. Applicants with interests in control theory and/or power systems and/or biological networks are encouraged to apply. A background in these areas is not a prerequisite and applicants with a background in mathematics, engineering or physics are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants should have (or expect to obtain by the start date) at least a good 2.1 degree.

Full funding for fees and maintenance is available for UK applicants and EU applicants who have been resident in the UK for 3 years prior to the start of the studentship (see eligibility criteria here

Overseas students are not eligible and should not apply

Applications should be submitted via the University of Cambridge Graduate Admissions web pagesĀ

with Ioannis Lestas identified as the potential supervisor.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

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