Internship / Bachelor / Master Thesis (m/f) Optimal energy management of buildings and/or micro grid

30 Oct 2016
08 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Looking for a taste of working life in an international, future-focused corporate group? Then complete an internship with us, or come to us to write your thesis. Both options are open for 3-6 months, depending on your course of study and subject to approval. ABB will provide you with wide-ranging, professional and expert support to help you complete your thesis. Expand your network now, and learn about our company as you undertake a practically focused thesis or internship.

Students at ABB are high potential students and developers who strive to create and implement new solutions for industry.

-As part of the operations management group at ABB Corporate Research Center Germany you will develop and test thermal models of buildings and/or electric models of micro grid components.
- The models will be designed to support automated system identification and to be used as online optimization models in a predictive control environment.
- We expect that you show readiness to tackle difficult problems, above-average motivation to implement thermal and/or electric models for advanced control of buildings and micro grids and pro-activeness to come up with new ideas on how to overcome possible challenges.

- You are studying mechanical, control/process/electrical Engineering or related.
- You are in the final phase of your Bachelor/Master education and interested in optimal thermal and electric control of buildings and/or micro grids.
- You have extensive knowledge in thermal modeling of buildings, system identification or model predictive control.
- Experience with Modelica (Dymola, OpenModelica), Energy Plus, Design Builder and Matlab is of advantage.
- You can communicate fluently in English or German in verbal and written form.