Ongeveer 14 uur geleden - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) - Amsterdam
The Department of Water and Climate Risk offers a position for a PhD researcher for the research project ‘Stagnant weather extremes: Present and future risks’…
systems and control, applied mathematics, electrical engineering, computer science, Theoretical background and interest in System Theory, Automatic Control, Optimization, Game Theory.
The candidate will conduct fundamental research on complex multi-agent systems characterized by the presence of: (i) noncooperative (e.g. selfish) agents; (ii) complex networks that define the inter-dependence between objective functions, the coupling constraints, and the information exchange; (iii) uncertain variables and probabilistic constraints. The key challenge is to design structured multi-agent dynamics that converge to an efficient equilibrium solution, despite the presence of uncertainty. With this aim, stochastic or randomized methods, e.g. the scenario approach, shall be developed for game theory. Application areas include smart power grids and automated driving.
The PhD position is in the context of the project “Complex Network Games: The Scenario Approach” (OMEGA), funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) for curiosity-driven research in Mathematics.
Applicants should have the following qualifications:
• An MSc degree in systems and control, applied mathematics, electrical engineering, computer science, or a related field.
• Theoretical background or interest in system theory, automatic control, optimization, game theory.
• Good command of the English language and communication skills.
Delft University of Technology (the TU Delft) is a multifaceted institution offering education and carrying out research in the technical sciences at an internationally recognised level. Education, research and design are strongly oriented towards applicability. The TU Delft develops technologies for future generations, focusing on sustainability, safety and economic vitality. At the TU Delft you will work in an environment where technical sciences and society converge. The TU Delft comprises eight faculties, unique laboratories, research institutes and schools. Mechanical, Maritime and Materials Engineering The Delft Centre for Systems and Control (DCSC) coordinates the education and research activities in systems and control at Delft University of Technology. The Centre's 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, robotics and transportation systems. The group actively participates in the Dutch Institute of Systems and Control (DISC).
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