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Operational research


Work description

Addressing scheduling problems in flexible manufacturing systems and/or in environmentally responsible manufacturing systems. Since many issues arise within these problems, a cumulative integration approach is intended. Computational implementation of solution approaches, namely (meta)heuristics for these problems. Computational evaluation of the algorithms performance resorting to benchmark instances and/or test cases from manufacturing systems.

Academic Qualifications

Master in Engineering, Computer Science, or similar

Minimum profile required

Good Programming skillsExperience with development and implementation of algorithmsEnglish knowledge

Preference factors

Knowledge of Operational Research techniques, in particular (meta)heuristics Fluency in written and spoken English, Good communication skills.

Application Period

Since 04 Dec 2019 to 31 Jan 2020


Cluster / Centre

Computer Science / Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support

Scientific Advisor

Dalila Fontes