Research Associate (Postdoc) in Reduced Order Modelling for urban wind flows
University of Luxembourg
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
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The successful candidate will join the LEGATO team led by Prof. Stephane Bordas by contributing to the Data-Driven Approach for Urban Wind Energy Harvesting - DATA4WIND project granted by Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR).

It is expected for the candidate to perform following tasks :

  • Performing systematic literature review on possible reduced modelling techniques (including meta-models and artificial neural networks) with direct application in wind engineering
  • Implementing different model reduction approaches in the Reduced Order Modelling tool
  • Testing developed tool for wind flow over urban location based on the experimental and computational fluid dynamics data sets
  • Exploring the use of a developed reduced modelling tool for urban comfort studies
  • Disseminating results through scientific publications
  • Preparing project deliverables and reports
  • Your

  • A PhD degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • Competitive research record in one of the following areas : Reduced Order Modelling (including meta-models and artificial neural networks) and / or Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Relevant knowledge of Wind Engineering will be treated as a benefit
  • Strong development skills in Matlab, Python and / or C++
  • Documented research experience in a number of the aforementioned topics
  • Commitment, team working and a critical mind
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are mandatory
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  • Contract Type : Fixed Term Contract 18 Month
  • Work Hours : Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location : Belval
  • Job Reference : UOL04076
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