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Job Title: Ph.D. Student – Computer Science & Energy Engineering

Ph.D. Application @ EnTech Lab – Computer Science & Energy Engineering - Fall 2024

We are recruiting highly motivated and skilled Ph.D. students to join our research team in the Department of Energy Management at the New York Institute of Technology. Due to the time constraint, candidates should reside in the U.S. and be available to start immediately in Fall 2024. Our lab (i.e., the Energy and Green Technologies Laboratory) focuses on developing physics-based building energy models for individual or urban-scale projects. The successful candidate will have a strong Computer Science/Data Science background, familiarity with Energy Engineering, and a passion for research.

Required qualifications:

  • Computer Science and/or Data Science background

  • Proficiency in programming and/or data analysis tools such as Python

  • Experience with statistical analysis, machine learning, and visualization.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with High-Performance Computing.

  • Experience with physics-based building energy modeling and energy simulation engines such as EnergyPlus/DOE2 or interfaces such as DesignBuilder or OpenStudio



  • Designing tests, performing simulations, analyzing data, and presenting results at conferences and in  peer-reviewed publications

  • Conducting independent research under the supervision of a faculty advisor

  • Collaborating with other members of the research team on various projects

  • Assisting with the training of undergraduate and graduate students in the lab


  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field

  • Strong academic record with a minimum GPA of 3.5

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Previous research experience in Programming, Data Science, Computer Science, and building energy modeling

We offer a stipend benefits package and healthcare coverage. The Ph.D. student will have access to state-of-the-art research facilities and work in a collaborative and supportive environment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please submit this Online Form.


Ehsan Kamel, Ph.D., CEM
Associate Professor
Energy Management | New York Institute of Technology
Lab Director, Energy and Green Technologies Lab

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