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Freie Universität Berlin

Postdoc position: Analysis of MAP estimators

Within a few weeks a full-time two-year position for a postdoctoral researcher in the UQ group will be advertised by the Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin. This position will be associated to the project “Analysis of maximum a posteriori estimators: Common convergence theories for Bayesian and variational inverse problems” funded by the DFG.

This project aims to advance the state of the art in rigorous mathematical understanding of MAP estimators in infinite-dimensional statistical inverse problems. In particular, the research in this project will connect the “small balls” approach of Dashti, Law, Stuart, and Voss to the calculus of variations and hence properly link the variational and fully Bayesian points of view on inverse problems.

Precise details of the application process will appear soon, at which point this news item will be updated accordingly. In the meantime, prospective candidates are welcome to contact me with informal enquiries.

Published on Monday 21 October 2019 at 08:00 UTC #group #job #fu-berlin #inverse-problems #dfg #map-estimators

Luc Bonnet visits the UQ Group

It is a pleasure to announce that Luc Bonnet will be joining the UQ research group for a three-month visit funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), with effect from 1 September 2019. He will be working on the application of optimal uncertainty quantification methodology to problems in aerodynamics and aircraft design.

Published on Sunday 1 September 2019 at 09:00 UTC #group #daad #ouq #bonnet

Ilja Klebanov joins the UQ Group

It is a pleasure to announce that Ilja Klebanov will join the UQ research group as a postdoctoral researcher with effect from 1 February 2019. He will be working on project TrU-2 “Demand modelling and control for e-commerce using RKHS transfer operator approaches” within the Berlin Mathematics Excellence Cluster MATH+; the project will be led by Stefan Klus and myself.

Published on Friday 1 February 2019 at 09:00 UTC #group #job #tru2 #mathplus #klus #klebanov

Zuse Institute Berlin

Opening for Postdoctoral Researcher

There is an opening in my research group for a postdoctoral researcher in Uncertainty Quantification, for the period 01.01.2019 to 31.12.2020. The position will be associated to the research project TrU-2 “Demand modelling and control for e-commerce using RKHS transfer operator approaches” within the Berlin Mathematics Excellence Cluster MATH+; the project will be led by Stefan Klus and myself. Strong candidates with backgrounds in mathematics, statistics, or computational science are encouraged to apply. For details see the website of the Zuse Institute Berlin, reference number WA57/18. Informal enquiries may be directed to Stefan Klus or to me, and formal applications should be sent to jobs@zib.de by 13.12.2018.

Published on Friday 23 November 2018 at 12:34 UTC #group #job #tru2 #mathplus #klus

Zuse Institute Berlin

Esfandiar Nava-Yazdani Joins the UQ Group

It is a pleasure to announce that Esfandiar Nava-Yazdani will join the UQ and Visual Data Analysis research groups as a postdoctoral researcher with effect from 1 August 2017. He will be working on project CH15 “Analysis of Empirical Shape Trajectories” as part of the Einstein Center for Mathematics Berlin, co-led by Hans-Christian Hege, Christoph von Tycowicz and myself.

Published on Tuesday 1 August 2017 at 15:30 UTC #group #ch15 #shape-trajectories #nava-yazdani #hege #von-tycowicz