[Opt-Net] PhD positions at Fraunhofer Institute of Industrial Mathematics ITWM in Kaiserslautern, Germany

Heiner Ackermann 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
Fraunhofer-Platz 1
D-67663 Kaiserslautern, Germany

Further information can be obtained on our website
Fraunhofer ITWM
- http://www.itwm.fraunhofer.de/
Department of Optimization at Fraunhofer ITWM
- http://www.itwm.fraunhofer.de/en/departments/optimization.html
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://listserv.zib.de/pipermail/opt-net/attachments/20121012/0b627414/attachment.html

More information about the Opt-Net mailing list