PhD position

Project description

We have two vacancies for PhD positions on

  • Probabilistic anomaly detection for online-monitoring in data-driven resilient control

  • Distributionally robust control algorithms for reconfigurable control

For these positions we are looking for PhD candidates with an MSc degree in systems and control, computer science, applied mathematics, electrical engineering, or mechanical engineering, and with a strong background or interest in model predictive control, convex optimization, randomized algorithms, stochastic programming, and fault detection. The candidates are expected to work on the boundary of several research domains, implementation tasks on industrial demonstrators and use cases, and interact with various industries and stakeholders within the DIGITAL TWIN program funded by the Dutch Research Council (NWO). A good command of the English language is required.

What do we offer?

We offer the opportunity to do scientifically challenging research in a multi-disciplinary research group. The appointments will be for up to 4 years. As an employee of the university, successful applicants will receive a competitive salary, as well as excellent secondary benefits.

How to apply?

Interested applicants should send their detailed Curriculum Vitae, the names of two professional referees, a list of courses taken with grades obtained in their BSc and MSc program, a list of publications (if any), a summary of their MSc thesis, and a cover letter stating their motivation to Tamas Keviczky ( or Peyman Mohajerin Esfahani (