PhD Scholarship Autonomous vehicles

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The Faculty Social Sciences & Solvay Business School, Department Business Technology and Operations, Research Group MOBI - Electromobility Research Centre is looking for a PhD-student with a doctoral grant

More concretely your work package, for the preparation of a doctorate, contains: 

The Electromobility Research Centre(MOBI) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel has a strong tradition in state-of-the-art research on e-mobility and socio-economic analysis in sustainable mobility.

MOBI is an interdisciplinary team, with over 120 specialists and expertise ranging from electric and autonomous driving, to innovative batteries, intelligent drive systems and energy management, power electronics and charging infrastructure. In addition, we develop knowledge regarding business planning and consumer behavior, and we study the integration of electric vehicles into energy communities and smart grids.

You start on a research project situated in the domain of autonomous vehicles. Your research will focus on socio-economic aspects such as but not limited to user acceptance, total cost of owership, location modelling of charging infrastructure, business models, impact assessment. You will also be responsible for project management.

For this function, our Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering Campus (Elsene) will serve as your home base. 

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