PhD Scholarships - Optimisation@Deakin University

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Posted on: Thu Mar 29 2018

The Optimisation Research Group is recruiting four PhD students who will work on projects in one or more of the following areas:

  • Algorithms
  • Combinatorial Optimisation
  • Constraint Programming
  • Integer Programming
  • Non-smooth Optimisation
  • Meta-heuristics

Applicants must be eligible to enrol in a PhD at Deakin University. Scholarships of AU$27,082 per annum (tax exempt) are available to support living costs for up to 3 years for doctoral students. Top-up scholarships of up to $10K per annum may be available for exceptional applicants.

Our Optimisation and Algorithms Research Team solves problems relating to network infrastructure, logistics, routing, scheduling, planning, bioinformatics, health analytics, machine learning, and communication networks. Group members include:

  • Dr Vicky Mak-Hau
  • Dr Julien Ugon
  • Dr Kerri Morgan
  • Dr Asef Nazari
  • Dr Sergey Polyakovskiy
  • Dr David Tay
  • Prof Gleb Beliakov

How to apply

Please send the following to

  • Academic transcripts
  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Contact details of two referees familiar with your research and/or studies
  • Research Statement outlining your research interests/experience (maximum 1 page)
  • Optional: Research Proposal (maximum 1 page) describing proposed project that would fit within the scope of this group.

Eligibility: Strong academic performance, programming skills and excellent written communication skills are essential. Honours or Research Masters degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science or a related field. Please refer to: for more information. Applications will be considered as soon as they are received. For more information please email

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