Tuesday, June 6, 2017

[DMANET] Open postdoc position on Approximation Algorithms, Quantum Information and Semidefinite Optimization at CWI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

CWI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Open postdoc position


Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) has a vacancy in the Network & Optimization research group for a
postdoc in the research project

"Approximation Algorithms, Quantum Information and Semidefinite Optimization".

This research project aims to explore the limits of efficient computation within classical and quantum computing, using semidefinite optimization as a main unifying tool. The position involves research into the mathematical and computer science aspects of approximation algorithms for discrete optimization, quantum entanglement in communication, and complexity of fundamental problems in classical and quantum computing.
We especially welcome applicants with a solid background and interest in algebraic methods for optimization.
The project will be carried out in collaboration between Monique Laurent from the CWI Networks & Optimization research group, Ronald de Wolf from the CWI Algorithms & Complexity research group, and Nikhil Bansal from the department of mathematics and computer science of the Technical University Eindhoven. The position is funded through an NWO-TOP grant.
More background information about the project can be found at the website:


For details about the application procedure please visit the website:


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