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New PhD and Post-doc positions in the areas of power electronics and electric machines

Research areas:

  • Design, optimization and control of power electronic systems / inverters for electric vehicle applications and application of SiC / GaN power devices for power inverter design.
  • Control and testing of electric machines.


PhD positions (starting date: Immediately)

The CHARGE Lab, University of Windsor ( is currently able to offer an industry-funded PhD studentship in above areas with an immediate start date.

The successful candidate is expected to have a degree in or related to Electrical / Electronic Engineering, and is required to be highly motivated and have a strong interest in the above research topics. Fluency in English is required. If the candidate has experiences in hardware / software design of power electronic systems, it will be more competitive.

The studentship (Entrance Scholarship + GA + RA) will cover the cost of registration, and includes a very competitive stipend to assist with living expenses while studying. The supervisor for the studentship will be Professor Narayan Kar.


Electrical engineering or Automation

A completed master’s degree will be an advantage, but is not essential.

IELTS Academic certificate, with an overall score of ≥6.5.

If you are interested, please send a copy of your CV and transcripts to


Postdoc positions (starting date: Immediately)

The successful candidate is expected to have an excellent scientific track record in Power Electronics or Electric machines and experience in one (or more) of the following fields: power converters/inverters, electric machine design, control and testing.

The successful candidate is expected to be familiar with one of the following controllers: DSP or RT-LAB. The experiences in hardware design of power converters are also expected.

Please include a brief cover letter with a statement of your strong points and CV to Only the successful candidates will be contacted.