Large-scale optimization on graphics processing units

1 Research Project Fellow position


Convex Optimization, High-performance computing, Graphics processing units


Development and implementation of efficient algorithms for large-scale convex stochastic optimization on general purpose graphics processing units (GPGPUs), with applications to water networks

Formal requirements:

Possession of a 4 or 5-year degree in a related field, suitable scientific background for carrying out research activity and experience in the field that should be described in the curriculum vitae. The candidate must be eligible for and enrolled in an Italian Ph.D. Program. An excellent knowledge of English, both written and spoken, is mandatory.

Specific requirements:

Candidates should have a good record of scientific publications and a provable hands-on experience with high-performance computing and graphics processing units. Any involvement in European or other research projects will be highly valued.


“Efficient Integrated Real-time Monitoring and Control of Drinking Water Networks – EFFINET”, Grant agreement n. 318556, CUP D61J12000270006, P0032

Research Area:
Computer Science and Systems Engineering
Research Unit:
DYSCO - Dynamical Systems, Control, and Optimization
Type of contract:
Borsa a progetto - Project fellowship
Gross remuneration:

€ 13.638,47 a year


6 months not renewable

Full call:
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Director Decree Selection Committee:
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Calendar latest update:

June 20th, 2016 starting from 10:00 am - Piazza S. Francesco, 19 - Lucca

Official selection calendar:
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Preliminary shortlist:
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Final ranking:
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Recruitment Program Principles and Standards


Apply ONLINE only.
Before starting prepare the application attachments and information as listed below.


  • Personal info and contact info (compulsory)
  • Number of your Identity Document (Passport or Identity Card) (compulsory)
  • University degree and ongoing PhD (compulsory)


  • Your CV in English (compulsory)