Estimation of State of Health (SOH) of Spent EV Batteries, using AI (Artificial Intelligence) and ML (Machine Learning) - QC-453

Project type: Research
Desired discipline(s): Engineering - chemical / biological, Engineering
Company: Anonymous
Project Length: 6 months to 1 year
Preferred start date: As soon as possible.
Language requirement: Bilingual
Location(s): Canada; Canada
No. of positions: 2-4
Desired education level: Postdoctoral fellow
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About the company: 

We are a startup based in Montreal focused on developing a Battery Energy Storage Systems as a Service. Our technology will improve the resiliency of electrical networks by deploying spent EV batteries for a second life as battery energy storage systems in smart grids environments with Renewable Energies as main source of Energy.

Describe the project.: 

In this project, we want to develop alogrithms to accurately estimate the State of Health of the Spent EV battery once they are no longer useful in the transportation sector. We will use AI and ML to estimate the Remaining Useful Life (RUL) by validating the state of degradation that the battery has endured during its first life. To do so in higher accuracy, both electrical and mechanical algorithms and models have to be developed and tested to the spent batteries.

Our company will offer a service rather than a product. It will offer Battery Energy Storage System as a Service (BESSaS).  

Required expertise/skills: 

Seeking postdoctoral fellows with:

  • Strong expertise in electrochemistry of different chemistries used in EV Battery context
  • Strong ability to developing algorithms and models to Estimate SOH and RUL,
  • Advanced skill level in developing machine learning model using Deep Neural Network and SVR algorithm,
  • Strong experience in simulation software like MATLAB, Simulink, etc…
  • Extensive outreach to reviewing and evaluating existing research papers as well as commercial on market products that help effective advancement of the project,
  • Having access within the University labs of tools and equipment required for the proposed project like battery cyclers and testers.