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Research Associate

Company: New Jersey Institute of Technology
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:


Research Associate


Computer Science

Reports To:

Jing Li - Assistant Professor

Position Type:

Grant Funded

Position Summary:

Conduct research on using reinforcement learning, deep learning, and design automation technologies to automate the process of electrical power converter design.

Essential Functions:

The candidate will (1) develop the fully-automated toolchain to generate the power converter design to be optimized via the reinforcement learning model; (2) perform research and development in formulating the proper representations of converter designs for the high-fidelity simulation and neural networks-based surrogate model; (3) collect high-quality data using the high-fidelity simulation and train the surrogate model to achieve good performance; (4) write research papers and project reports; and (5) attend project meetings and give research presentations.

Additional Functions:

Collaborate with PhD students and research associates in the project team.

Essential Characteristics:

Must abide by the university's core values which include excellence, integrity, civility, social responsibility, diversity and communication.

Prerequisite Qualifications:

(1) MS and/or PhD degree in CS/ECE/EE. (2) Strong expertise and/or publications in power converter design, graph neural networks, and/or reinforcement learning.

Preferred Qualifications:

At the university's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the university, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Bargaining Unit:





Keywords: New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark , Research Associate, Other , Newark, New Jersey

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