required. The successful applicant will have a solid background in one of the above topics.
For inquiries and applications please contact:
Prof. Dr. Benedikt Wirth
Institut für Numerische und Angewandte Mathematik
Westfälische Wilhelms Universität Münster
Einsteinstraße 62, 48149 Münster (Germany)
In the application please include: CV, copy of relevant certificates (diploma or master
degree), copy of the masters thesis or equivalent, names and contact information of at
least one referee, and a brief statement of research interests. The application should be
sent electronically as a single pdf-file to the above e-mail address.
We actively encourage applications from suitably qualified women. Female candidates
with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially
considered. We also welcome applications from candidates with severe disabilities.
Disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will be preferentially considered.
We will accept applications until the position is filled.
2- Post-doctoral position in optimization at University of Calgary
(source : M. Thera)
As a part of Collaborative Research Group on Optimization: Theory, Applications and Algorithms
http://www.pims.math.ca/scientific/collaborative-research-groups/optimization-theory-algorithms-and-applications-2012-2015 partly funded by Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), applications are invited for
a post-doctoral position in optimization at University of Calgary, Calgary AB Canada.
The position is for 1-year, with possible extension to 2 years, tentatively starting in Summer or
Fall of 2014.
A successful candidate should hold or be close to completion of a PhD in Mathematics,
Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Research or related area.
Of primary interest are applicants interested in the following topics:
- computational methods for solving conic optimization problems over p-cones, and/or
- applications of optimization to optimal radiotherapy treatment planning, and/or
- curvature of the central path.
Alternative PDF research proposals will also be considered.
The application Deadline is December 1st, with documents to be submitted via Mathjobs at
When applying, please also send an email to Dr. Yuriy Zinchenko (http://people.ucalgary.ca/~yzinchen/)
at email@example.com with the subject line “CRG PDF application”, expressing your interest.
Some general information of PIMS PDF position and the application procedure may be found at
A conference on the occasion of the 60th birthday of Giuseppe Buttazzo
Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 -- Friday, May 23, 2014
Place: Pisa, Department of Mathematics
The plenary lectures will be delivered by:
Luigi Ambrosio, Giovanni Alberti, Hedy Attouch, Guy Bouchitté, Dorin Bucur, Guillaume Carlier,
Gianni Dal Maso, Bernard Dacorogna, Ivar Ekeland, Irene Fonseca, Nicola Fusco, Wilfrid Gangbo,
Antoine Henrot, Bernd Kawohl, Edouard Oudet, Michel Pierre, Eugene Stepanov, Franco Tomarelli,
We also plan to organize a one-afternoon session of short talks.
The registration is free but mandatory for organizing purposes. The deadline is March 31 2014.
Please circulate among your colleagues and students.
Best regards (and apologies for cross-posting)
L. Brasco, A. Briani, L. De Pascale, I. Fragalà, F. Santambrogio, P. Trebeschi
Web page of the conference: http://www.dm.unipi.it/buttazzo2014
13- School on Centralized and Distributed Multi-agent Optimization: Models and Algorithms
(source : M. Thera)
It is with great pleasure that I announce that registration is open for the CIME-EMS school on
Centralized and Distributed Multi-agent Optimization: Models and Algorithms
The school will take place in the magnificent location of Cetraro (CS - Italy)
from June 23 to June 28, 2014
As it is tradition of CIME schools, there is no fee for participation. Students will need to pay only
for their travel and living expenses. Full board accomodation is available at very good prices
(considering the location and the period) at the Hotel San Michele, where the school is hosted.
Further information and on line registration at http://web.math.unifi.it/users/cime/ School directors are prof. Francisco Facchinei (Sapienza, ROme - Italy) and Jong-Shi Pang
(Univ. Southern California, USA).
The following lectures are scheduled:
Zhi-Quan Luo Univ. Minnesota, U.S.A.
Optimization Methods for Resource Management: Complexity, Duality and Approximation
Angelia Nedic Univ. Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
Distributed Optimization over Networks
Jong-Shi Pang Univ. of Southern California, USA
Differential Variational Inequalities
Gesualdo Scutari Univ. New York, U.S.A.
Advanced Decomposition Algorithms for Multi-agent Systems