• Internship followed by Bachelor/Master Thesis in Simulation of Battery Systems

    Location DE-Hamburg
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  • Local Unit & Position Description

    We are looking for a student for the internship (about 3 months) which will be followed by Bachelor or Master Thesis (about 6 months) in Simulation of Battery Systems.  

    • Participation in system engineering projects with focus on system simulation
    • Identification of the most promising electrochemical storage technology from known systems and such under development
    • Understanding of the main electrochemical and thermodynamic phenomena of the best suiting battery technology and implementing this in an empirical / mathematical simulation model
    • Development of a battery simulation model, implementing dynamic behaviour of the battery system like charging time and lifetime degradation
    • Evaluating the dynamic interaction of batteries with engines (piston, turbine, fuel cell) in a transient plant operation including charging operation in ports
    • Sketching proposals for a possible plant layout and techno-economical evaluation of the selected version
    • High level economic analyses and lifecycle assessment of the selected layout

    Position Qualifications

    • Bachelor or Master's degree student with focus on naval, civil or process engineering (esp. Process or System Simulation, Thermodynamic)
    • Background in thermodynamic simulations or reliability assessments and related software of advantage
    • Good command of English language
    • Working knowledge of MS Office tools
    • Structured way of thinking and working

    Company & Business Area Description

    Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.


    Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.


    Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 15,000 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    We assist our customers within the maritime industry to manage their risks in all phases of a ship's life, through ship classification and a range of technical business risk, environmental and competency-related services.

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