PhD candidate DCE&S group: control system for degaussing TU Delft Netherlands

PhD candidate DCE&S group: control system for degaussing


Faculteit/afdeling: Faculty Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science

Niveau: Universitair

Functie-omvang: 36-40 uur per week

Contractduur: 4 years

Salaris: 2222 - 2840 euro per maand (volledige dagtaak)


Faculty Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science


The Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) is known worldwide for its high academic quality and the social relevance of its research programmes. The faculty’s excellent facilities accentuate its international position in teaching and research. Within this interdisciplinary and international setting the faculty employs more than 1100 employees, including about 400 graduate students and about 2100 students. Together they work on a broad range of technical innovations in the fields of sustainable energy, telecommunications, microelectronics, embedded systems, computer and software engineering, interactive multimedia and applied mathematics.



The research in the Department of Electrical Sustainable Energy is inspired by the technical, scientific and societal challenges originating from the transition towards a more sustainable society. Research at the TU Delft Department of Electrical Sustainable Energy focuses on three areas:



• DC systems, Energy Conversion and Storage, DCE&S.


• Photovoltaic Materials and Devices, PVMD.


• Intelligent Electrical Power Grids, IEPG.


Functie omschrijving

This is a 4-year PhD position in control systems for degaussing. You will be working on a topic within the area of power electronics, high current systems and control systems for magnetic field control of large structures. The aim is to design a tailored system for high accurate magnetic field control of large structures with multiple interactions. During the PhD project you may be also be involved in teaching activities and other research activities of the DCE&S group at the TU Delft. The starting date is as soon as possible.



You recently obtained (or are about to obtain) a Master degree in electric engineering, physics or a related field. A strong background in power electronics analysis is required, preferably on high current systems, and in magnetic fields. It is expected that the candidate will expand his knowledge in other fields as a part of the PhD project. In addition, the PhD candidate may benefit from experience in one or more of the following subjects: control systems, power electronics, magnetic fields sensors, magnetic field simulations and electromagnetic compatibility. 



TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.


As a PhD candidate you will be enrolled in the TU Delft Graduate School. TU Delft Graduate School provides an inspiring research environment; an excellent team of supervisors, academic staff and a mentor; and a Doctoral Education Programme aimed at developing your transferable, discipline-related and research skills. Please visit for more information.


Informeren en solliciteren

For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Armando Rodrigo Mor, e-mail: Please include in your application a motivation letter, a CV, and a complete list of courses you have taken with grades (Bachelor and Master courses). In addition, you should give at least one reference whom we may ask for a reference letter (name and e-mail), which should be (or include) the adviser of your MSc thesis project. If applicable, please also attach a (draft) version of your Master thesis. Please e-mail your application by 1st  may 2018 to Ms. A. J. Prummel, Only nationals of NATO member states can apply for this position!


Later applications will be considered until the position is filled.


When applying for this position, please refer to vacancy number EWI2018-16


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