PhD Position in Building Engineering at Concordia U. Montreal

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Dear All,

We, at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada are currently looking for a strong PhD Candidate to work on developing algorithms for optimizing the operation of small-to-medium commercial buildings.

The ideal candidate would have the following

* A recent MSc degree in an engineering discipline (Building, Mechanical, Architectural, Civil) or a related field
* Experience in modelling building energy systems, and using at least one building simulation tool (e.g. Energy Plus, eQUEST, IESVE)
* Strong background in statistics, data analytics and machine learning, as well as linear and non-linear optimization techniques
* Strong technical writing skills and interest in producing high quality publications in top journals and conferences
* Experience with programming languages (i.e., Python, MATLAB, etc.)
* Excellent English written and oral communication skills (French is considered an asset)

Applicants should email Mohamed.Ouf at with the subject heading: "PhD Position in Data-driven optimization of commercial buildings' operation" before December 1st, 2022. The email should include the following:

* Detailed curriculum vitae (CV)
* Cover letter (1 Page, no more than 500 words) explaining your suitability for the position and outlining previous research, modelling and/or programming experience
* Contact information of at least two professional or academic references.
* Transcripts and graduation certificates

Best wishes,

Mohamed Ouf, PhD, P.Eng
Assistant Professor in Building Engineering
Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Concordia University
1515 Rue Sainte-Catherine O. (EV 15.104)
Montr?al, QC H3G 1M8
Tel: 514-848-2424 ext.7046
Email: Mohamed.Ouf at

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