可持续能源研究院招收博士生通知一

发布者:邵波发布时间:2016-08-05浏览次数:1955

中国矿业大学可持续能源研究院公开招聘5名博士公告
大功率直流电传输用超导电缆系统

Call for five PhD Research Positions
Superconducting cable system for high-power DC transmission
(Full-time, salary in accordance with CUMT regulations for qualification)

China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) is one of the top national comprehensive universities in China. The Institute of Sustainable Energy (ISE) of CUMT is a newly established centre of excellence for high-level multidisciplinary comprehensive and advanced scientific research in the areas of sustainable energy towards creation of the next generation energy system.  The ISE under leadership of the 1984 Nobel Laureate of Physics, Professor Carlo Rubbia and the Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK), Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Professor C. C. Chan, is currently focusing on the following three research fields:
• Zero Emission Energy Systems
• Innovative Energy Storage Systems
• Long Distance G-Watt Electric Power Transmission

The research fieldLong Distance G-Watt Electric Power Transmission aims atdeveloping at ISE the innovative approach to sustainabletransmission of high electric power over the long distances up to 5000 km with a novel type of superconductivity (MgB2) as an alternative to the present implementation of the Ultra High Voltage Direct Current (UHVDC) areal lines. Magnesium di-boride (MgB2) is a simple metallic compound produced from cheap and abundant materials. The cryogenic operation is possible at temperatures of pressured helium gas or liquid hydrogen. The approach has been proposed by Carlo Rubbia in 2011 and the world’s first MgB2 power cable carried of the 20 kA DC current has been developed and successfully tested at CERN in 2014. The purpose of the present program is to provide a new option for high-capacity electric power transmission over long distances with not only excellent electrical performance but also with the economic and environmental benefits. The objective is to design and test a prototype of the superconducting MgB2transmission line that is scalable to long distances.The R&D activities are focused on developing of a low-loss cryogenic system for long-distance cooling as well as on the electrical characterization and integration of a superconducting transmission link. They are closely linked to electromagnetic and thermodynamic modelling and simulations conducted in parallel with the economic analysis and monitoring of transmission system technologies, grid expansion process and installation of new transmission capacities.
For developing of cable system for high-power transmission, ISE invites the applications for five research positions in accordance with the following tasks:

1) Electrical characterization and integration of the MgB2transmission line (S-1/2016)
2) Design of the cold dielectric insulation(S-2/2016)
3) Design of the high-voltage terminations (S-3/2016)
4) System control and data acquisition (S-4/2016)
5) Control and management of high-power equipment (S-5/2016)

Requirements:

• PhD in experimental physics/ electrical engineering or similar qualification
• Strong experience with high-voltage applications at cryogenic temperatures
• Knowledge with cryogenic equipment or tools, especially with high-voltage terminations
• Experience in designing of cryostats for superconductors and current leads
• Knowledge of and experience with fault protection, diagnostics and operational requirements for existing electrical grids
• Profound knowledge of DC and AC transmission and experience with high-capacity transmission systems
• Knowledge with simulation software of electric circuits (Space or similar)
• Knowledge of HVDC AC/DC converter technologies
• Knowledge of electric properties of materials at cryogenic temperatures for electric insulation
• Profound knowledge of thermal insulation and vacuum systems at cryogenic temperatures
• Knowledge with CAD software
• Excellent English and Chinese skills (oral, written)
• Strong teamwork and communication skills to work in a multidisciplinary environment

The applications from candidates with international backgrounds are particularly encouraged.  The ISE offers an internationally competitive salary in line with candidate’s qualification, excellent working conditions and vibrant research environment.

The applications including CV, list of publications, two letters of reference and proposal for potential activity should be sent to:
Prof. Gao Ding, Vice Director of Talent Introduction Office, CUMT
Email: gaoding@cumt.edu.cn, or kdrc@cumt.edu.cn.
Tel: +86-516-83590278; Fax: +86-516-83590211
Add: (221116) Department of Personnel, China University of Mining and Technology, No. 1 Daxue Rd, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China.
or
Dr. Fan Yu, Engaged Faculty of Institute of Sustainable Energy Preparatory Committee, CUMT
Email: fanyu@cumt.edu.cn.
Tel: +86-516-83590810; Mob: +86-15996918296
Add: (221116) Department of Personnel, China University of Mining and Technology, No. 1 Daxue Rd, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China.
The applicants should indicate the reference number of the position for which they are applying for.

Closed date for submission: 2ed September 2016. This recruitment is still available after the closing date, applicants are welcomed for inquiries.

* CUMT has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in China, and work position will be available for nominees’family upon requirement according to the final work agreement. Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and for recruitment purpose only.