Two postdoctoral positions are currently available in the Process Systems Engineering 
Laboratory at MIT. The project concerns optimal design and operation of energy management 
systems under uncertainty. The project is sponsored by a major international corporation and 
the candidates’ responsibilities will include frequent interaction with and reporting to the 

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in chemical engineering (or related discipline) with expertise 
in energy and process systems modeling; mathematical programming, particularly mixed-
integer nonlinear programming, global optimization and stochastic programming; GAMS and 
c++ programming.

Interested applicants should send a detailed curriculum vitae and a list of at least three 
referees to:

Paul I. Barton
Lammot du Pont Professor
Process Systems Engineering Laboratory
Department of Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 66-470b
77 Massachusetts Avenue
MA 02139

Phone : +1-617-253-6526
Fax   : +1-617-258-5042
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