Offshore Renewable Energy

Offshore Renewable Energy Research Theme

The University of Edinburgh, Innovation and Policy Group within the Institute for Energy Systems is seeking to appoint a Research Associate who will participate in a number of marine energy projects. The candidate must have excellent engineering analytical and communication skills and be able to work collaboratively in a diverse team of national European and International partners. With a good first degree in engineering or economics, the candidate must also have appropriate relevant professional experience and demonstrable analytical writing experience. The ability to work independently as well as within diverse European project teams will be essential.

UoE Vacancy Ref: 


Closing Date: 

Monday, October 31, 2016

This position is based in Gilmorehill Campus, University of Glasgow. The project is a collaboration between University of Glasgow and University of Edinburgh.

UoE Vacancy Ref: 

014847 (University of Glasgow job reference)

Closing Date: 

Sunday, October 23, 2016

TorqTidal seeks to provide control strategies for tidal current turbines that will reduce the risk of failure and increase the lifetime of device components without increasing capital costs. This will act to increase investor confidence and drive down the LCOE, which is a key step in helping the UK to exploit its significant tidal energy resource.

Research Themes: 

  • Electrical Power Conversion
  • Offshore Renewable Energy

Fluid dynamics plays an essential role in our everyday life. You might think of our blood flow, on hot summer days the air-conditioning system, the potable water network, or stirring our coffee in the mornings to enhance the mixing process and the heat transfer.


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