[ugrads] Fwd: [SIAM-CSE] PhD position in Big Data Optimization at University of Edinburgh

Xiaofan Li lix at iit.edu
Sun Jan 10 09:58:00 CST 2016


  FYI.

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From: Shontz, Suzanne Michelle <shontz at ku.edu>
Date: Sat, Jan 9, 2016 at 6:42 PM
Subject: [SIAM-CSE] PhD position in Big Data Optimization at University of
Edinburgh
To: "siam-cse at siam.org" <siam-cse at siam.org>
Cc: "peter.richtarik at ed.ac.uk" <peter.richtarik at ed.ac.uk>


Dear All:


I'm forwarding this announcement on a Ph.D. position in Big Data
Optimization at University of Edinburgh for Peter Richtarik (
peter.richtarik at ed.ac.uk).


Best regards,

Suzanne Shontz



*From: *RICHTARIK Peter <peter.richtarik at ed.ac.uk>
*Subject: **PhD position in Big Data Optimization at University of
Edinburgh*
*Date: *9 January 2016 18:46:47 GMT
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A fully-funded position in big data optimization and machine learning is
available at the School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh, under the
supervision of Dr Peter Richtarik. This post is funded jointly by the
University of Edinburgh (Big Data Optimization Group) and Amazon Berlin
(Scalable Machine Learning Group), and offers an extraordinarily attractive
package. The post is associated with the EPSRC Fellowship: "Randomized
Algorithms for Extreme Convex Optimization”, with Amazon, Baidu and Google
as industrial partners.


A strong background in both mathematics and computer science is essential.


Duration: 3.5 years

Starting date: August or September 2016

Annual stipend: 18,000 GBP (highly above standard)

Generous research travel budget (highly above standard)

Application closing date: January 31, 2016


Apply here:
http://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/studying-here/pgr/phd-application/apply

(choose "OR and Optimization")


The University of Edinburgh is a founding partner of the Alan Turing
Institute -- the national data science institute. Edinburgh is the home of
Archer, the national supercomputing facility.

For informal inquiries, contact Dr Richtarik (peter.richtarik at ed.ac.uk).
The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in
Scotland, with registration number SC005336.




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