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- To fight the coronavirus, the world urgently needs effective and safe diagnostics, treatments and vaccines - without these we all remain vulnerable.
- The European Commission has made a significant contribution to the Coronavirus Global Response pledge with €1 billion mobilised by Horizon 2020
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The BayFOR News for April 2020 are online!
You can find the news (German) here.
Additionally there is an interview with our coordinator Frauke Liers, our PI from the University of Klagenfurt, Angelika Wiegele and our ESR from M.A.I.O.R. SRL, Benedikt Bienhüls. This (German) interview can be found via this link.
The BayFOR News for March 2020 are online!
You can find the PDF-File (German) here.
The MINOA consortium is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Early-Stage Researcher (ESR) that is looking for an opportunity to do research in mixed-integer nonlinear optimisation at TU Dortmund University.
If you are interested, please visit: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/473166
Please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following reference: [MINOA Application]. Please provide the following documents:
a) Letter of motivation (max. 1 page);
b) Copies of degree and academic transcripts (with grades and rankings);
d) Brief summary of Master's thesis (max. 1 page);
c) Short CV including a publication list (if any).
We announce that for two of our projects, the respective ESR positions are open once again. In particular, for the adverts and how to apply, please visit EURAXESS:
Advert ESR01 (Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany)
Advert ESR05 (University of Bologna, Italy)
The application deadline for ESR01 is May 22nd, for ESR05, it is May 09th.
Both positions are filled!
At April 09th, our consortium, our ESRs, the project manager and our project officer met to discuss the current progress of the project. In particular, every site and the ESRs introcced themselves and the coordinator and the officer held presentations. We are very happy for the positive criticism :-).
One of our partners, Martin Schmidt from Trier University, just published a book (jointly with Lars Schewe from FAU) on the optimization of utility networks (in German) - congratulations!
The book can be found online.
From June 25th to June 28th 2019, we hold our first MINOA PhD school. This year's topic is "Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Optimization meets Data Science" and there will be various lectures about Deep Learning, Clustering in >Big Data, Machine Learning for Combinatorial Optimization and Support Vector Machines. Furthermore, we will have industrial sessions from Pierre Bonami (IBM) and Joachiqum Gromicho (ORTEC). The school will take place on Ischia, Italy.
The school is open for everyone. For further information and registration. please visit the information site.
Our coordinator Frauke Liers gave an interview about gender equality in MINOA (in German). The interview can be found in the "Marie Kurier", the newsletter of the MSCActions.
The predecessor of the MINOA project was MINO. And one of the MINO fellows, Jonas Schweiger, received the Dissertation Award 2018 from the German Operations Research Society GOR for dissertation "Exploiting structure in non-convex quadratic optimization and gas network planning under uncertainty"! Congratulations!