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Intern: Grid forming control of power converters



Posted on Friday, June 2, 2023

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

ABB Smart Buildings digitally transforms commercial, industrial and residential buildings for the highest comfort, efficiency, safety and security - enhancing quality of life in buildings of the future through safe, smart and sustainable electrification solutions, services and products.

This position reports to

R&D Team Lead

Your responsibilities

  • Exploration of current challenges in grid forming control ranging from inertia provision to current limiting and fault behavior.
  • Review of academic literature on grid-forming control methods.
  • Design, theoretical analysis, evaluation and documentation of different control strategies.
  • Quick prototyping of solutions through proof-of-concept implementations

Your background

  • Currently pursuing a master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology or similar field.
  • Interest in the following fields: power electronics, control theory, and power system analysis.
  • Courses in control systems (PID, lead/lag compensation), distributed control, and/or model predictive control
  • A good working knowledge of MATLAB or Python is required
  • Experience with simulations software, e.g., Simulink, PLECS, and good understanding of power systems are desirable.
  • Strong interest in research and publishing is desirable.
  • Proficiency in English.


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