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    Fully-funded MSc and PhD Studies in Smart Grid and Renewable Energy
    We are currently looking for excellent MSc and PhD students with strong interests in smart grid and renewable energy. Candidates should possess a first-class (honours) bachelor’s degree or equivalent (a GPA or average mark of at least 85% or the top 10% of graduates) in a relevant discipline and results of IELTS not less than 6.5 in each area (or equivalent scores in other English examinations). Final-year students in Bachelor Degree program (expected to be graduated with the first-class (honors) degree) are also eligible to apply for MSc study. All successful candidates will receive a monthly stipend and a conference and research related travel allowance.
    SaskPower is the main electric utility in Saskatchewan, Canada, owned by the Province of Saskatchewan. Following its vision of becoming a world leading utility though innovation, performance and service, fueled by the growing Saskatchewan economy, SaskPower has a very ambitious program for development and system renewal and plans to expand the share of renewable energy in total generation in the Saskatchewan province to 50% by 2030. SaskPower and the Canadian government have jointly funded a large-scale research program, led by Prof Chung, and aims to address critical technical issues associated with smart grid technologies and their applications to real power systems.  The successful candidates will join this world-class research program and have a chance to enjoy exciting research opportunities and practical applications in advanced power and energy systems technologies.
    Located on one of Canada’s most beautiful campuses, the University of Saskatchewan is internationally recognized for its contributions to teaching, scholarship, research and innovation. The university’s community comprises more than 18,000 undergraduate and 3,000 graduate students, 7,500 faculty and staff and offers a wide selection of degrees, diplomas and certificates in more than 100 areas and disciplines.
    Applicants should submit their CVs to Prof. C.Y. Chung by email: c.y.chung@usask.ca or discuss with him directly if any information is needed. 
Prof. C.Y. Chung, FIEEE, FIET 
NSERC/SaskPower Senior Industrial Research Chair in Smart Grid Technologies,
Professor and SaskPower Chair in Power Systems Engineering,
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Tel: (306) 966-2340
Email: c.y.chung@usask.ca
IEEE PES Governing Board Member-at-Large (Smart Grid)