ETI 01-19 Master Thesis Optimization and further development for Off-grid Systems Data Analysis Platform (OSDAP)

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) - KIT - Helmholtz Association

Karlsruhe, Germany

Work group:

Institute of Electrical Engineering (ETI)

Area of research:

Diploma & Master Thesis

Job description:

One of the major challenges in the reliability of off-grid systems is remote monitoring and control, especially for very remote areas like in Sub-Sahara Africa off-grid communities. Your role will be to participate in ending energy poverty by joining the platform development team and help us in the further development of our already existing data analysis platform using Python for off-grid hybrid renewable electricity systems (OHRES).


Good Python knowledge, especially for data manipulation and analysis (pandas) and plotting.

Basic knowledge of server communication, software communication.

Preferably a good understating of photovoltaics, small wind turbines and electrical energy storage in the context of off-grid systems, and Matlab scripting.

Field of Study: Master student in renewable energy, electrical engineering, computer science or informatics.

Department:                          Battery Technical Center, Campus North

Institute:                               Institute of Electrical Engineering (ETI)       

Term of Contract:                 6-months according to study regulations

Starting Date:                       01.04.2019 or based on agreement

Contact Partner:                

Vanessa Martin Rodriguez
Phone +49 721 608-28931 (

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: Helmholtz-2517