Research Engineer

Job title: Research Engineer

Company: Khalifa University

Job description: Job Description

(Research Engineer)


Research Engineer

Job Purpose

To develop a product design model to reduce carbon emissions across the product lifecycle incorporating lifecycle analysis (LCA) and product design optimisation modelling which will be applied to industrial case studies. Understanding the different methods and tools used in analyzing the different lifecycle stages of the product and their contribution to the overall emissions produced by the product, and developing carbon reduction options. To publish journal articles and present research at relevant conferences.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Strategic Responsibilities


Operational Responsibilities

Lead research activities: review of literature and current approaches, development of optimisation model, and optimisation techniques, preparation and submission of journal and conference manuscripts. Liasing with industry to develop case study opportunities and developing and implementing case studies of the applied modeling. Maintaining effective and ethical communication with all participants. Ensuring the maintenance and security of computer software and data related to project.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Coordinate with research assistant, MS and PhD students


PhD Degree in any related Engineering Discipline (Industrial/Manufacturing, Engineering Management, Energy, Environmental, Mechanical, Computer) with knowledge and experience in diverse programming, simulation platforms and applications.

Required Experience

  • Understanding of product design and supply chain management
  • Software programming skills (i.e. Matlab, Python, Simulation i.e. SimProcess)
  • Knowledge and Experience with statistical and AI tools
  • Ability to use modeling tools and LCA tools (i.e. SimaPro)
  • Knowledge of the literature on GHG emissions, climate change and carbon footprints.
  • Early career publication record.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills

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Primary Location: KUK – Khalifa University
Job: Research Engineer
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

Expected salary:

Location: Abu Dhabi

Job date: Wed, 15 Dec 2021 04:12:36 GMT

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