12 Apr, 2012
PhD Positions Control/Dynamics Applications in Advanced Powertrains, Clemson University
The Applied Dynamics and Control research group at the Clemson University – International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) is seeking (2-3 Positions) in the general area of Control/Dynamics Applications in Advanced Powertrains. Strong mathematical and hands on experimental skills are expected of the successful applicants.
Research in the group focuses on modeling and control of electric and hydraulic hybrid powertrains and/or their subsystems/components, as well as on estimation and control applications in vehicle dynamics. US Department of Energy supported GATE Fellowships are available for most of these positions.
Applicants to these positions should already have completed (or will soon complete) a Masters degree in mechanical, automotive, electrical and/or computer engineering with good background in linear systems theory and some background in optimization methods and tools. Exceptional PhD direct applicants, without MS degrees, may also be considered.
Interested individuals should send their CVs and copies of their recent transcripts and GRE/test scores to:
Dr. Beshah Ayalew
Most of these positions are available starting immediately.
CU-ICAR a 250-acre academic-industry collaborative campus located in Greenville, SC, on Interstate 85, about 2 hours drive from Atlanta, GA and 1.5 hours drive from Charlotte, NC.