Doctoral position

Design of a methodology for structural and dependability analysis of the properties of a complex system.

The PhD thesis subject is about studying a new co-design approach combining the automatic control theory and the depedanbility analysis. It concerns the development of methods and tools to analyze the structural properties of industrial process in relation with reliability, availability and maintainability parameters.

A detailed version of the PHD subject is available HERE

Application Conditions: The project is granted by the French Ministry of High Education and Research for 3 years. The PHD applicant should be eligible to the grant conditions asked by the French Ministry of High Education and Research (see and search contrat doctoral). The grants are expected to start on 1st october 2011. The selection of candidates will be done before the end of May 2011. The applications should be sent to Pr. Taha Boukhobza ( or Dr. Christophe Simon ( and considered until 1st May. The applications should include a detailed CV, including a list of publications, his master assessment results, a brief statement about research interests and motivation to join the project, and the name and contact of 3 referees who have already worked with the applicant. The successful candidates are expected to have a Master in computer science, electrical engineering or related area, with experience in one (or more) of the following areas: control system; dependability analysis, graph theory, probability theory, optimization