PostDoc on Data-driven Game-theoretic Control for Complex Systems of Systems

Delft University of Technology

Netherlands

PostDoc: Data-driven Game-theoretic Control for Complex Systems of Systems

 

Department/faculty: Faculty Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering


Level: Doctorate


Working hours: 38.0 hours weekly


Contract: temporary


Salary: 3255 - 4274 euros monthly (full-time basis)

 

Faculty Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering

 

 

The 3mE Faculty trains committed engineering students, PhD candidates and post-doctoral researchers in groundbreaking scientific research in the fields of mechanical, maritime and materials engineering. 3mE is the epitome of a dynamic, innovative faculty, with a European scope that contributes demonstrable economic and social benefits.

The department Delft Center for Systems and Control (DCSC) of the faculty Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering, coordinates the education and research activities in systems and control at Delft University of Technology. The Centers' research mission is to conduct fundamental research in systems dynamics and control, involving dynamic modelling, advanced control theory, optimisation and signal analysis. The research is motivated by advanced technology development in physical imaging systems, renewable energy, robotics and transportation systems.

 

Job description

 

We are looking for a talented, outstanding PostDoc researcher with a PhD degree (or close to completion) in Systems and Control, or Applied Mathematics, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or related field, with theoretical background and/or interest in System Theory, Automatic Control, Optimization, Game Theory, and with good command of the English language (knowledge of Dutch is not required).



General project description: The candidate will conduct theoretical and algorithmic research on complex multi-agent systems populated by strategic agents. The research will develop and build upon tools from game theory, monotone and fixed-point operator theory and deep learning. The main application areas are distributed control for smart power grids and multi-vehicle automated driving.



The position is in the context of the research project “Game theoretic Control for Complex Systems of Systems” (COSMOS), funded by the European Research Council as ERC Starting Grant.

 

Requirements

 

We are looking for a talented, outstanding research fellow with a PhD degree (or close to completion) in Systems and Control, or Applied Mathematics, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or related field, with theoretical background and interest in System Theory, Automatic Control, Optimization, Game Theory, and with good command of the English language (knowledge of Dutch is not required). Expertise in mixed-integer optimization is appreciated.

 

Conditions of employment

 

The TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. Coming to Delft Service organizes diverse events for new international employees and their accompanying partners, like Partner Career Workshops and Dutch Culture Workshops. Located on campus are the International Children’s Centre and an international primary school which are subject to availability as well as several bilingual schools in the nearby surrounding. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.

TU Delft creates equal opportunities and encourages women to apply.

 

Information and application

 

For more information about this position, please contact Sergio Grammatico, associate professor, via e-mail: s.grammatico@tudelft.nl.

 

When applying for this position, please refer to vacancy number 3mE19-81.

Applications shall include the following documents:




    • curriculum vitae;

 

    • statement of motivation and research interests (up to one page);

 

    • transcripts of all exams taken and obtained degrees (in English);

 

    • names and contact information of up to three references (e.g. project/thesis supervisors);

 

    • up to 3 research-oriented documents (e.g. thesis, conference/journal publication).




Applications shall be emailed to prof. Sergio Grammatico (s.grammatico@tudelft.nl) and  cc to  application-3mE@tudelft.nl. The call for applications will remain open until the ideal candidate is found. The starting date is flexible.


In your application, please refer to Polytechnicpositions.com

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