Thursday, November 24, 2011

[DMANET] 4 Grad Positions at Univ British Columbia, Canada

Applications are invited for 4 graduate positions (3 MSc and 1 PhD) to
work on optimization and modelling.

One PhD position is available to work on the road optimization problem.
The research will involve the understanding, development and numerical
testing of new models for the road design problem. The ideal applicant
has a background in optimization (LP, MIP, NLP, etc.), some programming
experience in C++, and the ability to communicate effectively (in
English) with our industrial partner. The position is fully funded and
can start either in May 2012 or Sept 2012.

2 MSc positions are available in optimization and parallel computing.
The applicants should have either a solid background in programming or
optimization with a BSc degree in computer science or mathematics.
Funding is already in place for one position.

1 MSc position (subject to funding) is available in the field of
computational convex analysis. The applicant should have a background in
computer science (BSc) with interest in optimization or a background in
mathematics with programming skills.

You will join a dynamic group of researchers in optimization at the
University of British Columbia (Canada) on the fast growing campus of
Kelowna. The research team is interdisciplinary with faculty member from
Mathematics, Computer Science, and Civil Engineering and is part of the
OCANA research group (

Application deadline is January 31, 2012 at 4:00 pm but fully funded
positions are open until filled. For further detail see
Applicants must submit an application to the grad program directly and
contact Dr. Yves Lucet, Associate Professor Computer Science at for further details.
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