PhD student: Building behaviour identification based on on-board monitored data

Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 31 May 2019

Benefits

The successful applicant will receive a full-time scholarship for four years to do research to obtain the PhD-degree in Civil Engineering

You will participate in the international meetings of the Annex 71-project of the International Energy Agency.

You will receive training from the Arenberg Doctoral School at University of Leuven, one of the top European Universities, providing an excellent research environment. You will have accessto state-of-the-art technologies, core facilities and technical support

You will gain experience in many transferal skills and receive personalized mentoring.

You will also have the opportunity to participate in local and international conferences and thus expend your scientific network

The position is currently available.


Eligibility criteria

The project will evaluate and improve the applicability and reliability of identification methods for real life building performance. A basic knowledge of building physics and statistics is essential. Independence and initiative, reliability in teamwork and good communication skills are similarly valuable. Finally, a suitable knowledge of spoken and written English is required.

The position is open for applicants holding a Master of Science in Engineering (or equivalent): Architecture, Civil Engineering, Energy, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering with a strong interest and some experience in the field of energy in buildings.

If applicable, mention your current experience and knowledge on the topic, and why you are interested and motivated to acquire expertise in this field.

You can apply while currently being a MSc-student, but you have to have obtained your MSc  degree before the date of appointment.


Selection process

For more information please contact Prof.dr.ir.arch. Dirk Saelens, tel.: +32 16 32 13 43, mail: dirk.saelens@kuleuven.be or Prof.dr.ir.arch. Staf Roels, tel.: +32 16 32 13 49, mail: staf.roels@kuleuven.be .
You can apply for this job no later than 31/05/2019 via the online application tool


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