We have an open postdoctoral position (aka research fellow) located in Singapore under Kameshwar Poolla (UC Berkeley) and Clayton Miller’s (NUS) supervision. The Postdoctoral Scholars positions are for a candidate that obtained (or are in the process of obtaining) their doctoral degree within the last five years.
The candidates will work within the SinBerBEST2 project (http://sinberbest.berkeley.edu/). SinBerBEST2 is a large joint research project between UC Berkeley, National University of Singapore, and Nanyang Technological University. This effort aims to improve energy efficiency, sustainability and indoor environmental quality in buildings in tropical climates. The successful candidates will join a team of researchers funded for 10 years (2012-2022) by Singapore’s National Research Foundation. We are recruiting candidates for Theme D: Data Analytics in the Built Environment. Our mission is “to create knowledge, innovate, and develop solutions to enhance health, well-being, and productivity through smart buildings for tropical climates”. An unprecedented explosion of sensor and spatial data are being generated in the building industry. The Internet-of-Things (IoT) and building and energy management systems (BMS/EMS) are commonplace in modern commercial buildings, while building information models (BIM) capture geometric and meta data from the design phase. These temporal and spatial data are highly underutilized. Through their heterogeneity, buildings defy traditional analytics and diagnostics techniques and human ad-hoc analysis is unavoidable.
This position focuses on the extraction of performance patterns from non-residential buildings and the development of visual analytics tools to showcase their implementation. This position will focus on the use of prediction models developed as part of a recent Kaggle competition to create energy analytics techniques for detecting and finding energy savings opportunities. This position will also include the design of experiments utilizing an infrared radiation camera in the pursuit of analysis of city-scale energy evaluation techniques. In addition, investigation of the use of wearable devices for building related analytics techniques may be included in the scope.
All appointments are for an initial period of one year with the possibility of renewal. Applications are being reviewed as received with an interest in early appointment. Intended start date should be 1 June 2021 (preferred) or earlier and no later than 1 September 2021.
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