Electrical Circuit Hazard Detection- ON-386

Project type: Research
Desired discipline(s): Engineering - computer / electrical, Engineering
Company: CircuitIQ Inc
Project Length: 6 months to 1 year
Preferred start date: 10/30/2020
Language requirement: English
Location(s): Kitchener, ON, Canada; Waterloo, ON, Canada; Guelph, ON, Canada; Canada
No. of positions: 2
Desired education level: CollegeUndergraduate/BachelorMaster'sPhDPostdoctoral fellow
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About the company: 

Circuit IQ makes the world safer through smart, digital mapping of electrical systems. We allow electricians to quickly and easily locate and map circuits with 100% accuracy, simultaneously check lines to identify electrical safety issues, and create a digital history of electrical work.

Describe the project.: 

We would like to investigate innovative ways to identify potential electrical safety issues prior to them creating electrical fires. We currently have a system to map multiple electrical circuits of various property types simultaneously and we would like to add to this ability of electrical circuit safety testing. The researcher will be working on identifying reverse polarity on wiring, grounding issues, overloaded circuits etc. The project also aims  to investigate faster ways of mapping which we are currently calling predoctive mapping.

Required expertise/skills: 

We are looking for a researcher with a background and strong skills in the following areas:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Instrumentation
  • Wireless communication
  • Electrical signal communication