The research division SISTA (Signals, Identification, System Theory and Automation)
(http://www.esat.kuleuven.be/scd/) is one of the largest research groups of the
Department of Electrical Engineering and of the University of Leuven, Belgium (www.kuleuven.be).
Our research activities drive on numerical linear algebra, system identification and control,
algorithms for numerical optimization and machine learning (support vector machines) and
We also have numerous applications in industrial process control, biomedical signal processing,
bio-informatics, health decision support systems and telecommunications.
We are looking for well motivated researchers to start a 4 year PhD or for experienced postdocs to
pursue research activities in these fields and application areas.
On our website (http://www.esat.kuleuven.be/scd/), one can find a description of more than 20 different
specific research topics, in which we have openings for PhDs and postdocs.
We can offer a competitive salary, a stimulating research environment, settled in the nice historic
city of Leuven and its surroundings (http://www.leuven.be/showpage.asp?iPageID=1688), within
a university the origins of which go back to 1425.
Electronic applications, including a CV, a list of publications, names of two possible references,
and a brief description of your research interests and motivation, should be submitted to