Researcher Optimization and Energy Modelling Full-time Job

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Support scouting activities in Universities and Energy companies to identify research areas/projects of interest in optimization for energy.

Support colleagues in the ASPIRE organization to identify industry and government areas of activity, problem definitions and use cases within Energy Modelling and their data implications, that lead to research and development projects.

Conduct Energy Modelling research and development based on industry and scientific challenges as defined and agreed by the Director.

Interact with TII Renewable and Sustainable Energy Research Center and other departments to create research and development projects within Energy Modelling thematic areas, that leads to patents and intellectual property.

Deliver Energy Modelling projects by hands on activity, ensuring they meet with project aims.

Interact with other TII Renewable and Sustainable Energy Centers and departments to develop optimization tools for computational modeling.

Contribute to securing relevant Intellectual Property on the team’s projects.

Produce timely progress reports to management and industrial partners.

Assist team members with constructive criticisms of manuscripts preparation, rehearsals of talks, etc.

Assist team members with ad hoc prototyping of optimization solutions in the energy Modeling space.

Maintain a technology watch on emerging data science, computer modelling and specifically Energy Modelling and disseminate the relevant information to team members.

Generally, contribute to fostering a friendly, ambitious, impactful and productive team and working environment.


Excellent knowledge and skills within mathematical optimization, preferably specializing in Energy.

Interest in the development and fostering of optimization algorithms;

Experience in conducting and/or supporting research in modeling of systems, preferably specializing in Energy Modelling;

A high-level of knowledge of development process and demonstrable fluency in programming languages and libraries (preferably two out of python, MATLAB and R) in processes related to Energy Modelling;

Beneficial: knowledge in modeling and simulation commercial packages related to energy;

A high-level knowledge of the data analysis and Optimization landscape;

Demonstrable abilities for effective English written and oral communication.

Company Description
The future doesnt happen by chance, its something we work hard to build.
The Technology Innovation Institute (TII) is a pioneering global research institute that focuses on applied research and new-age technology. TII is the applied research pillar of the Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC) that was established to drive the R&D strategy of Abu Dhabi and the wider UAE.
At TII, we attract the brightest scientific minds to help society find solutions to some of its most pressing challenges through working at the intersection of breakthrough technologies to ensure global impact.
We have seven initial dedicated research Centres in quantum, autonomous robotics, cryptography, advanced materials, digital security, directed energy and secure systems.
We invest significantly in enhancing our cutting-edge research facilities and Centres. We enable access to substantial funding to ensure that our team has the best advanced technology work environment to drive our structured innovation roadmap.
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