Yearly Archives: 2015

Jornadas divulgación para medallistas CMAT 2015


Los días 3, 4 y 5 de Octubre, en las Cruces, se realizaron las Jornadas de Divulgación para medallistas CMAT, versión 2015.  En estas jornadas participaron 30 estudiantes de distintas partes del país. Investigadores del Núcleo Milenio realizaron charlas en Algoritmos (por Jérémy Barbai), Geometría Computacional (por Pablo Pérez) y Optimización (por José Zamora).

Con posterioridad a las jornadas, los alumnos participantes presentaron los temas tratados en estas charlas en sus respectivos establecimientos educacionales.
Muchas gracias a todos los participantes.

Beauchef Magazine

beauchef2015sem1Beauchef Magazine, the technology magazine of the engineering school of Universidad de Chile features an article about the Nucleus. The Article can be found HERE in the digital paper edition.

New postdocs joining

In response to our call for postdoctoral positions 29 applications, most of very high quality, were received. As a result of the highly competitive selection process two researchers are joining the Nucleus:

Hiep Han an extremal combinatorialist that did his PhD in Berlin and Ruben Hoeksma an algorithmic game theorist that recently graduated from University of Twente.

Postdoctoral Positions

Up to two postdoctoral fellowship are available at Universidad de
Chile (Santiago) starting in June 2015, or by mutual agreement at any
date thereafter. We are looking for applicants with interests in the
broad areas of Discrete Mathematics, Optimization, Game Theory, or

The selected candidate will work within a team of researchers gathered
in the Núcleo Milenio project “Information and Coordination in
Networks” (see, and is expected to devote
fully to research. The appointment will be for a period of 12 months,
renewable by mutual agreement, with a monthly salary of 1.500.000 CLP
(approx. US$2.500 tax free). Shorter periods may also be considered.
Travel support is available.

Applicants must hold a recent PhD or be close to finishing their
thesis. Applications including curriculum vitae, list of publications,
research plan (1 or 2 pages), and names of references with their
e-mail addresses, should be sent electronically to Jose Correa . To ensure full consideration the application should
be sent before the deadline of March 15th, 2015. Late applications
will be considered on a case by case basis.

For further information please feel free to contact any of the group members.