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The Future of Service: A Critical Examination

The project belongs to the general area of Service Management and Marketing, but is – more specifically – positioned at the meeting point of Service, Relationship, and Strategic Marketing as well as Data Management and / or Data Mining. Most importantly, the project seeks to build upon and extend critical scholarship on services.

Research field: Public Administration
Supervisor: Edward Kasabov
Availability: This position is available.
Offered by: School of Business and Governance
Department of Business Administration
Application deadline:Applications are accepted between May 03, 2021 00:00 and May 31, 2021 23:59 (Europe/Zurich)

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Synthesis and applications of conformationally flexible organocatalysts

The PhD project will focus on the design, synthesis and application of multifunctional enantiomerically pure organocatalysts. New catalysts possess several halogen bonding and hydrogen bonding sites mimicking active site of enzymes.

Research field: Chemistry and Biotechnology
Supervisors: Tõnis Kanger
Kadri Kriis
Availability: This position is available.
Offered by: School of Science
Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology
Application deadline:Applications are accepted between May 03, 2021 00:00 and May 31, 2021 23:59 (Europe/Zurich)

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Methodology for Diagnostics of Energy Storage Systems Based on System Digital Representation

The PhD candidate will learn about the Digital Twin (DT) concept and its possible application in portable Energy Storage Systems (ESS) within this thesis. Department will provide the necessary equipment to develop a test bench and DT. Candidate will be responsible for developing, verifying, and implementing the models of different ESS components.

Research field: Electrical Power Engineering and Mechatronics
Supervisors: Anton Rassõlkin
Toomas Vaimann
Availability: This position is available.
Offered by: School of Engineering
Department of Electrical Power Engineering and Mechatronics
Application deadline:Applications are accepted between May 03, 2021 00:00 and May 31, 2021 23:59 (Europe/Zurich)

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Power system substation asset monitoring and condition analysis in future power systems

Objective of this research is to assess the applicability of different measurements to enable reliable and usable asset management approaches considering the actual substation asset condition, and analyse the asset management approaches and develop methodology to include actual asset condition and its ranking to asset management process. Supervisor: professor Jako Kilter (TalTech), Co-supervisor: Mart Landsberg (Elering AS)

Research field: Electrical Power Engineering and Mechatronics
Supervisor: Jako Kilter
Availability: This position is available.
Offered by: School of Engineering
Department of Electrical Power Engineering and Mechatronics
Application deadline:Applications are accepted between May 03, 2021 00:00 and May 31, 2021 23:59 (Europe/Zurich)

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Fractional Order Modelling And Control Methods for Industrial Systems

The objective of the thesis is research and development of advanced methods for distributed modeling and control of systems in the context of Industry 4.0 and beyond.

Research field: Information and Communication Technology
Supervisors: Eduard Petlenkov
Aleksei Tepljakov
Availability: This position is available.
Offered by: School of Information Technologies
Department of Computer Systems
Application deadline:Applications are accepted between May 03, 2021 00:00 and May 31, 2021 23:59 (Europe/Zurich)

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Local market platform for electric microgrids

A PhD position supervised by Tallinn University of Technology and Aalto University on the topic of local electricity markets. The aim of this research is to increase economic feasibility of microgrids and prosumers through increased participation in ancillary service markets and enabling prosumers to provide electricity grid services.

Research field: Electrical Power Engineering and Mechatronics
Supervisors: Tarmo Korõtko
Matti Lehtonen
Availability: This position is available.
Offered by: School of Engineering
Department of Electrical Power Engineering and Mechatronics
Application deadline:Applications are accepted between May 03, 2021 00:00 and May 31, 2021 23:59 (Europe/Zurich)

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Experimental approaches and institutional innovations in fiscal and financial policy

The overall goal of the project is to examine the opportunities and pitfalls involved in using experimental approaches for promoting institutional innovations in the domains of fiscal and financial policy. The project addresses the following research questions: What are the main expected benefits and challenges of using experimental approaches more extensively in the domains of fiscal and financial policy? How successful have been the previous or ongoing experiments in those policy areas? How to improve the use of experimental approaches in fiscal and financial policy-making?

Research field: Public Administration
Supervisors: Ringa Raudla
Külli Sarapuu
Availability: This position is available.
Offered by: School of Business and Governance
Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance
Application deadline:Applications are accepted between May 03, 2021 00:00 and May 31, 2021 23:59 (Europe/Zurich)

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