TU Eindhoven (TU/e) is a mid-size technical university located in the heart of the high-tech industry in the Netherlands, named the Brainport region. Eindhoven is the fifth largest city in the Netherlands, and including suburbs it has about 420,000 inhabitants. TU/e is a highly ranked university both in research and education. Our training and research programs are highly regarded and we foster close relationships with companies, organizations and research institutes in the Brainport region and beyond. Fundamental and applied research are equally valued here. The high rank of the TU/e is due to the impact of its scientific research and also to its scientific copublications with industry. TU/e is a social and inspiring university with a fine culture. You will quickly feel at home, surrounded by people who share your scientific ambitions. The TU/e currently has nine departments, with over 11,000 students in total.Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
With over 100 (assistant, associate and full) professors, almost 200 PhD and PDEng students, about 1100 Bachelor students and 600 Master students, the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (M&CS) is one of the largest departments of the TU/e. By performing top-level fundamental and applied research, offering high-quality educational programs, and maintaining strong ties with industry, M&CS aims to contribute to science and to innovation in and beyond the region. M&CS currently offers three Bachelor and four Master programs, all taught fully in English. Beside Mathematics and Computer Science curricula, we offer also a full Data Science curriculum. See here
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The department's relationship with the high-tech industry in the Brainport region means that staff and students can contribute directly to the development of technological innovations with real-world relevance. The department has produced a number of successful spin-offs, and participates in many national and international research consortia. The unique positioning in one of Europe's leading tech regions also means excellent job opportunities for spouses. TU/e actively facilitates career opportunities for partners of successful candidates.Artificial Intelligence: ambition meets opportunity in Eindhoven
TU/e has identified AI as one of the key multidisciplinary research opportunities in its Strategy 2030. Various research groups at the departments of Mathematics & Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences have been active and visible within the area of AI and its applications. There is an ongoing initiative at both university and department level to strengthen our AI research and AI education. TU/e has set aside significant funds to achieve its ambitions. The successful candidates will be invited to grow their own group within M&CS and be part of the core team to develop the TU/e initiative.
Current interests include deep learning, symbolic AI, ubiquitous AI, explainable and responsible AI, AI with human in the loop as well as subareas targeting specific applications in healthcare, robotics, education, and sciences.