[Bldg-sim] PhD Position in Building Engineering at Concordia U. Montreal

Mohamed Ouf mohamed.ouf at concordia.ca
Wed Nov 2 17:12:51 PDT 2022

Dear All,

We, at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada are currently looking for a strong PhD Candidate to work on developing algorithms for optimizing the operation of small-to-medium commercial buildings.

The ideal candidate would have the following

  *   A recent MSc degree in an engineering discipline (Building, Mechanical, Architectural, Civil) or a related field
  *   Experience in modelling building energy systems, and using at least one building simulation tool (e.g. Energy Plus, eQUEST, IESVE)
  *   Strong background in statistics, data analytics and machine learning, as well as linear and non-linear optimization techniques
  *   Strong technical writing skills and interest in producing high quality publications in top journals and conferences
  *   Experience with programming languages (i.e., Python, MATLAB, etc.)
  *   Excellent English written and oral communication skills (French is considered an asset)

Applicants should email Mohamed.Ouf at Concordia.ca<mailto:Mohamed.Ouf at Concordia.ca> with the subject heading: "PhD Position in Data-driven optimization of commercial buildings' operation" before December 1st, 2022. The email should include the following:

  *   Detailed curriculum vitae (CV)
  *   Cover letter (1 Page, no more than 500 words) explaining your suitability for the position and outlining previous research, modelling and/or programming experience
  *   Contact information of at least two professional or academic references.
  *   Transcripts and graduation certificates

Best wishes,

Mohamed Ouf, PhD, P.Eng
Assistant Professor in Building Engineering
Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Concordia University
1515 Rue Sainte-Catherine O. (EV 15.104)
Montréal, QC H3G 1M8
Tel: 514-848-2424 ext.7046
Email: Mohamed.Ouf at concordia.ca<mailto:Mohamed.Ouf at concordia.ca>

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