ERCIM News N°115
Special: Digital Twins
Next issue: January 2019 - Transparency in Algorithmic Decision Making (call for contributions)


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ERCIM - the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics - aims to foster collaborative work within the European research community and to increase co-operation with European industry. Leading European research institutes are members of ERCIM.

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European Training Network recruits 15 PhD students in the field of polynomial optimization problems

POEMA is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (2019-2022), offering 15 PhD positions starting from September 2019. The PhD positions will be at 11 European partners, on the subject of Polynomial Optimization, Efficiency through Moments and Algebra. The proposed PhD projects are investigating the development of new algebraic and geometric methods combined with computer algebra techniques for global non-linear optimization problems and their applications, in particularly, in smarter cities challenges, urban traffic management, water network management, energy flow control, or environmental monitoring.
Detailed descriptions of the project and application for the positions can be found at

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Building and Enhancing e-Research Infrastructures with VRE4EIC

VRE4EIC (A Europe-wide Interoperable Virtual Research Environment to Empower Multidisciplinary Research Communities and Accelerate Innovation and Collaboration) has successfully developed a reference architecture and software prototypes called eVRE, designed to build or enhance e-Research Infrastructures (e-RIs).

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Martina Lindorfer Receives the 2018 Cor Baayen Young Researcher Award

Martina Lindorfer was selected as the winner of the 2018 Cor Baayen Young Researcher Award. The award committee recognises Martina's impressive achievements and outstanding quality of her research in the field of systems security, especially the analysis of malicious software and mobile operating system vulnerabilities. Martina Lindorfer is a tenure-track assistant professor in the Security & Privacy group at TU Wien. Until recently, she was a postdoctoral researcher in the Computer Security Group (SecLab) at the University of California, Santa Barbara, US. She received her PhD from TU Wien, where she was working at the International Secure Systems Lab (iSecLab). During her PhD, she was also a researcher with SBA Research, the largest research centre in Austria which exclusively addresses information security, where she was advised by Edgar Weippl, SBA Research’s research director.

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ERCIM Fellowship Programme – autumn call is open!

Fellowship ProgrammeERCIM offers fellowships for PhD holders from all over the world. The next round is open!
Deadline for applications: 30 September 2018 (postponed to 2 October 2018).

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ERCIM fall meetings & Digital Twins workshop

The 2018 ERCIM fall meetings, hosted by RISE SICS, will be held in Gothenburg on 7-8 October 2018. The meetings are held in conjunction with with the European Computer Science Summit (ECCS 2018). ERCIM is also organising a workshop on Digital Twins on 9 October 2018 from 9:00 - 12:30.

For more information see ERCIM fall meetings 2018 & ERCIM Workshop on Digital Twins

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ERCIM News N°115
ERCIM News N°115 Special: Digital Twins


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