OFFER DEADLINE01/07/2020 09:30 - Europe/Brussels
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
ORGANISATION/COMPANYInternational Research Projects Office
DEPARTMENTPromotion and Advisory Unit
Professor Daniel Manzano Diosdado, from the Department of Electromagnetism and Matter Physics at the University of Granada, welcomes postdoctoral candidates interested in applying for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (MSCA-IF) in 2020 at this University. Please note that applicants must comply with the Mobility Rule (more information: http://sl.ugr.es/0aNV).
Brief description of the institution:
The University of Granada (UGR), founded in 1531, is one of the largest and most important universities in Spain. The UGR has been awarded with the "Human Resources Excellence in Research (HRS4R)", which reflects the UGR’s commitment to continuously improve its human resource policies in line with the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. The UGR is also a leading institution in research, located in the top 5/10 of Spanish universities by a variety of ranking criteria, such as national R&D projects, fellowships awarded, publications, or international funding.
UGR is one of the few Spanish Universities listed in the Shanghai Top 500 ranking (http://sl.ugr.es/0aw0). The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) places the UGR in 268th position in the world and as the 4th highest ranked University in Spain, reaffirming its position as an institution at the forefront of national and international research. From the perspective of specialist areas in the ARWU rankings, the UGR is outstanding in Documentation (ranked in the 36th in the world) or Food science technology (ranked 37th in the world), Mathematics and Computer Science (ranked among the top 76-100 in the world).
The UGR has 4 researchers at the top of the Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) list in the Computer Science area. With regard to broader subject fields, the UGR is ranked in 45th position in the universities worldwide in the discipline of Engineering. It is also well recognized for its web presence (http://sl.ugr.es/0a6i) taking 36th place in the top 200 Universities in Europe. Internationally, we bet decidedly by our participation in the calls of the Framework Programme of the European Union. For the duration of the last two Framework Programmes, the UGR has obtained a total of 66 projects, with total funding of 18.02 million euros, and for H2020, 80 projects with total funding around 20.6 million euros.
Brief description of the Centre/Research Group
The Quantum Thermodynamics and Quantum Information Group is pioneering in the study of new fundamental physics at the University of Granada. Some of the interests of the group are:
• Quantum transport and thermodynamics.
• Quantum machine learning.
• Open quantum systems.
• Quantum effects in biological systems.
• Entanglement theory.
Quantum Artificial Intelligence: In this line of research there are two different directions that we are exploring.
x Quantum machine learning. We are developing new algorithms that exploit quantum properties to enhance the learning capapbilities of classical algorithms. We are exploring different approaches including quantum neural networks, reinforcement learning, and clasifiers.
x Classical machine learning for quantum problems. We are also using classical artifitial intelligence techniques to attack interesting problems in quantum mechanics. Examples of these problems are entanglement classification and quantum circuit verification. Research Area
Physics (PHY) and Mathematics (MAT)
For a correct evaluation of your candidature, please send the documents below to Professor Daniel Manzano Diosdado (firstname.lastname@example.org):
- Letter of recommendation (optional)
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