Tuesday, March 1, 2016

[DMANET] Ph.D. position in mathematical optimization methods for air traffic control

A full-time position for a Ph.D. student in the area of mathematical
optimization methods for air traffic control is available in the School of
Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of New South Wales,
Sydney, Australia. The research will be conducted under the supervision of
Dr. David Rey within the Research Centre for Integrated Transport
Innovation (rCITI).

The position is funded for 3 years (with a possible half-year extension)
starting in 2016. A stipend of AUD ~25,000 per annum will be provided
throughout the doctorate together with a budget for travel and consumables.
Additional funding may be available via teaching activities.

The topic of the Ph.D. thesis will be oriented towards the development of
exact optimization algorithms for the allocation of resources in air
traffic control, with a focus on equitable and collaborative approaches.
This research is motivated by the decision-making challenges arising in air
traffic operations and is expected to lead to both theoretical and
practical contributions.

Applicants should hold or expect to obtain a degree in Mathematics,
Computer Science or Engineering. A solid background in operations research,
mathematical programming and optimization algorithms is recommended. Some
experience in computer programming (C, C++, Java or Python) is desirable.

For more information about the position please contact Dr. David Rey at
For more information on the research environment visit

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