Argonne National Laboratory Predoctoral Appointee - Energy Systems and Markets Analyst in Lemont, Illinois
The candidate will develop power systems and electricity market modeling, and analytics tools that support energy, economic, and financial analyses of power grid planning and operations, and the interaction with other infrastructures. Some of these tools will require the development of underlying optimization methodologies and analytics frameworks. The incumbent will conduct research related to a wide range of topic areas including the analysis of energy and power systems, optimization of renewable energy integration, electricity market design and operation, integration of other emerging technologies, and energy storage technoeconomic assessments. This position may require domestic and international travel.
Provides support to develop and implement power grid planning/operations algorithms and tools and conducts data analysis related to energy and power systems, with emphasis on the following areas: (1) renewable energy integration; (2) optimization and stochastic modeling methodologies; (3) energy storage, and (4) electricity market analysis.
Supports multidisciplinary teams in the application of these methods and tools to complex issues in the domains of environmental, water, and energy system analysis.
Prepares reports, papers, and presentations for conferences, workshops, and technical journals.
Develops data and reviews literature necessary to support modeling team.
Document and publish to our internal software repository.
MS in Engineering, Operations, Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics or a related field.
Knowledge of optimization, power systems operations and planning, electricity markets, issues surrounding the integration of variable renewables, & environmental issues.
Experience in statistics & stastical analysis.
Experience in evaluating energy storage systems.
Understanding of basic financial & economic principles.
Ability to be highly motivated and self-starting.
A successful candidate must have the ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.
Long-Term (Fixed Term)
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