PhD and Postdoc positions in Applied Mathematics

PhD and Postdoc positions in Applied Mathematics

Position: PhD and Postdoc positions in Applied Mathematics

The Chair of Applied Analysis – Alexander von Humboldt Professorship at the Department of Mathematics at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany), led by Prof. Dr. Enrique Zuazua, is looking for outstanding candidates to fill several PhD and Postdocs positions

Where: FAU, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg at the Department of Mathematics
Application deadline: April 30th, 2020 (23:59 CET) until filling positions

Research Projects

Include but not limited to:

  • Analysis of Partial Differential Equations (PDE)
  • The interplay between Data Sciences, numerics of PDE and Control Systems
  • Control of diffusion models arising in Biology and Social Sciences
  • Modelling and control of multi-agent systems
  • Hyperbolic models arising in traffic flow and energy transport
  • Waves in networks and Markov chains
  • Fractional PDE
  • Optimal design in Material Sciences
  • Micro-macro limit processes
  • The interplay between discrete and continuous modelling in design and control
  • The emergence of turnpike phenomena in long-time horizons
  • Inversion and parameter identification
  • Recommendation systems
  • Development of new computation tools and software



Expertise in the areas of applied mathematics, PDE analysis, control theory, numerical analysis, data sciences and computational mathematics who enjoy interdisciplinary work.


Application (by email)


Subject: PhD and Postdoc

Attachment: single pdf file including  cover/motivation letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, statement of research and two or three names of experts for reference


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