[Opt-Net] PhD positions at Fraunhofer Institute of Industrial Mathematics ITWM in Kaiserslautern, Germany
heiner.ackermann at itwm.fraunhofer.de
Fri Oct 12 08:55:54 MEST 2012
The department Optimization at the Fraunhofer Institute of Industrial
Mathematics ITWM in Kaiserslautern, Germany offersseveral
PhD positions in discrete applied mathematics.
The core competence of the department of Optimization is to develop
individual solutions for planning and decision problems in logistics,
engineering sciences and life sciences in close cooperation with
researchers and customers from industry. The methodology is based on the
coupling of simulation, optimization and decision support.
Research topics for PhD candidates include questions related to
- the modeling and the analysis of
- - cutting & packing problems
- - production planning problems
- - project scheduling problems
- - hierarchical decision making processes
- the development, theoretical analysis and evaluation of
- - tailored algorithms
- - data structures
Applicants should have completed their University Studies in
Mathematics, Computer Science or Operations Research, be interested in
the above mentioned topics and have basic knowledge in computer programming.
Phd candidates will receive a scholarship according to the rules of the
German Research Foundation DFG.
Unsolicited applications of researchers already holding a PhD degree are
welcome as well.
People interested should direct their questions and application to
Fraunhofer Institute of Industrial Mathematics ITWM
Department of Optimization
Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Küfer
D-67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany
Further information can be obtained on our website
Department of Optimization at Fraunhofer ITWM
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