Thursday, February 27, 2014

[DMANET] PhD positions at SUTD

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The Engineering Systems and Design (ESD) Pillar of the Singapore
University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is looking for bright and
motivated students who want to pursue a PhD in one or more of its
areas of interest. Multiple positions are available for September

SUTD is a research-intensive university, recently established in
collaboration with MIT. Thomas Magnanti, former Dean of Engineering at
MIT and former President of INFORMS, is the President of SUTD. Saif
Benjaafar, Distinguished McKnight University Professor and former
Director of Industrial & Systems Engineering at the University of
Minnesota, is the Head of the ESD Pillar.

ESD is a multidisciplinary department with faculty from the best
universities in the world, including MIT, Stanford, Cambridge, UC
Berkeley, Caltech, and Cornell. The faculty are engaged in numerous
research projects in optimization, operations management, game theory,
applied probability, transportation, energy, environment, and more.

Qualified PhD applicants who are selected for a scholarship are
offered highly attractive financial packages covering tuition, a
monthly stipend and support for conference and workshop travel.

Additional information about SUTD and the ESD Pillar may be found at For questions, please contact Giacomo Nannicini at, or for general inquiries.
Applications are evaluated on a regular basis and will be accepted
until positions are filled.
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