Open Ph.D. Positions on Electric Machine Design and Motor Drives

There are several fully funded Ph.D. positions on electric machine design and motor drives research areas available in Center of Hybrid Automotive Research and Green Energy (CHARGE) at the University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada.

The Ph.D. students are going to mainly work on the design, modeling, analysis, control and test of electric machines for transportation electrification. The defined projects and theses are conducted as a collaboration between CHARGE Lab and leading industrial partners active in the automotive industry.

Minimum requirements:

  • M.Sc. degree in electrical and/or mechanical engineering.
  • GPA above 75 (out of 100) or equivalent. 
  • English language proficiency test score above 6.5 in IELTS or equivalent.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Graduation from a reputable and leading engineering school.
  • Solid record of publications in IEEE conferences and IEEE journals or other reputable journals.
  • Solid experience in Finite Element (FE) simulation software such as ANSYS, JMAG, etc.
  • Being well familiar with the design, modeling, analysis and control of AC synchronous and asynchronous machines, e.g., Permanent Magnet Machines and Induction Machines.
  • Having hands on experience and being familiar with the experimental studies of motor drives systems.
  • Being well familiar with real time digital simulators and/or digital signal processors for control of power electronics in motor drive systems.

The interested applicants are encouraged to email their (i) CV, (ii) B.Sc. and M.Sc. transcripts and (iii) English language proficiency test results to the Director of CHARGE Lab “Dr. Narayan C. Kar” ( or the Deputy Director of CHARGE Lab “Dr. Mohammad Sedigh Toulabi” (

Only the shortlisted candidates are going to be contacted, while we always monitor all received applications. In case there is no response from our side to your email, it means that your application package has not well satisfied our requirements, so please avoid sending reminders.   The priority is given to the local students, Canadian citizens and permanent residents; however, international applicants are also highly encouraged to apply

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Charge Labs

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