COER Seminar Series 2021

COER Seminar Series 2021

Join us this Thursday at 11am via MSTeams for the COER Seminar Series. This week, visiting PhD student Edoardo Pasta from Politecnico di Torino will present: Deep Neural Network Trained to Mimic Computational Expensive Optimization-based Control: a first Application to a Pendulum Wave Energy Converter. If you would like to attend, please contact CarrieAnne.Barry@mu.ie. Hope to see you there!...
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COER Q4 ’21 Workshop

COER Q4 ’21 Workshop

Join us for the COER Q4 '21 Workshop on Thursday 14th October via MSTeams. Agenda: 11.00 - 11.10 - Welcome  - Prof. John Ringwood 11.10 - 12.30 - Modelling and Control of Dynamical Systems with Arithmetic Intervals - Dr. Erivelton Nepomuceno 12.30 - 13.00 - Questions and Answers 1.30 - 15.00 - Lunch 15.30 - 15.45 - COER projects round-up - John Ringwood 15.45 - 16.15 - Numerical modelling of liquefaction around marine structures - Dr. Christian Windt Univeristy of Brunswick, Germany 16.15 - 16.45 - Pre-published work (restricted to COER members) - Dr. Nicolas Faedo from Politecnico di Torino 16.45 - 17.00 - Workshop close and review Contact CarrieAnne.Barry@mu.ie if you would like to join us. ...
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Seminar and Debate in Mondragon University

Seminar and Debate in Mondragon University

SEMINAR AND DISCUSSION ON MATHEMATICAL MODELING AND CONTROL OF MARINE RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVICES The researchers Demian Garcia Violini (National University of Quilmes) and Yerai Peña Sanchez (Centre for Ocean Energy Research, Maynooth University) have recently visited Mondragon Goi Eskola Politeknikoa and have presented their most relevant research work to the research staff of the university, leading to plenty of discussion and debate!  Find out more here. ...
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2 x Senior or Post-Doctoral Researcher (1 x 28-month contract, 1 x 8-month contract)

2 x Senior or Post-Doctoral Researcher (1 x 28-month contract, 1 x 8-month contract)

The Role:  Due to the continued expansion of the Centre for Ocean Energy Research, we are seeking two Post-Doctoral Researchers: Post-doctoral Researcher 1 (PD1) will be recruited for a period of 28 months for a Science Foundation Ireland, Department for Enterprise (Northern Ireland) and the National Science Foundation (US) funded project involving Control Co-Design of Heterogeneous Arrays of Wave Energy Converters. The focus of the role will be on the development of numerical optimisation-based control strategies for the linear and nonlinear models of Wave Energy Converter (WEC) arrays. The overall approach will rely on suitably adapting and extending existing frameworks based on direct transcription and other techniques such as networked model predictive control to the setting of multi-objective optimal control for WEC arrays. Post-doctoral Researcher 2 (PD2) will be recruited for a period of 8 months with the possibility of an extension, funding permitting, for a major European Union (EU) project which will develop a new lift-based wave energy converter (WEC) to technology readiness level (TRL)...
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PhD Position (4 year studentship@ €18.5k [tax free] p.a. + fees)

PhD Position (4 year studentship@ €18.5k [tax free] p.a. + fees)

The Centre for Ocean Energy Research (COER) at Maynooth University, Ireland is anticipating a number of funded PhD opportunities for 4-year structured PhD projects. A 4-year stipend of €18,500 per annum (with fees paid) is available to suitable candidates, along with expenses for conference travel, materials, etc. All the projects have international collaborators (a mixture of academic and industrial, in Norway, Denmark, and USA) and it is anticipated that one or more periods of secondment of the PhD students at collaborator sites will be appropriate. The spread of project areas is diverse, but include the following: hydrodynamic and wave-grid modelling, wave energy control system design, control co-design, forecasting and estimation, wind-wave systems, fault diagnosis and fault-tolerant control. Applicants should be well qualified to bachelor’s or master’s degree level in one of the following areas: mechanical/mechatronic engineering, electronic engineering, control engineering. Exceptional students in applied maths or hydrodynamics may be considered. The project will be supervised by Prof. John Ringwood, who was the recipient of...
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EU Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Centre for Ocean Energy Research (COER)

 Expressions of interest Expressions of interest are invited from recent PhD graduates, or PhD students expected to graduate in 2021, to apply for an EU Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Centre for Ocean Energy Research (COER) at Maynooth University. Possible project areas include Fault-tolerant control for wave energy Control co-design of wave energy devices and arrays However, other project areas, which have a high level of research innovation and are aligned with the research interests of COER, can also be suggested. Some assistance with project proposals from COER is offered to suitable applicants, as well as more general application assistance from the Maynooth University Research Development Office More information on EU MC Postdoctoral Fellowships here. More information on COER at: https://coer.maynoothuniversity.ie/ More information at Maynooth University at: https://maynoothuniversity.ie/ For further information, or to express your interest, contact: Carrie Anne Barry (CarrieAnne.Barry@mu.ie)...
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