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Nov 09 2023


11:15 am - 12:30 pm



OPTIMA Discussion: PhD to industry – Insights from Gurobi

Title: PhD to industry: Insights from Gurobi

Speaker: Dr Steven Edwards, Dr Simon Bowly & Dr Simran Kaur

Join us for an informative talk featuring OPTIMA alumni, Simran Kaur, Steven Edwards and Simon Bowly, who have successfully transitioned into industry. In this engaging session, they will share their remarkable journey, invaluable experiences, and practical tips for those contemplating a similar transition. Topics covered will include:

– Personal experiences relating to the transition from academia to the private sector
– Life at GUROBI, including overview of GUROBI’s industry-leading projects, and the impact their roles have on real-world optimisation solutions
– PhD Survival Guide: As former PhD candidates, our speakers will provide practical advice on how to navigate the complexities of doctoral research
A Q&A session will follow the presentation, providing you with the opportunity to ask Simran, Steven and Simon your burning questions about their journeys, the private sector, and their experiences at GUROBI.

Whether you’re considering a leap into the private sector or currently immersed in your academic journey, this event promises to be a valuable source of inspiration and practical wisdom.

This event is open to all students and researchers.
Registrations essential: Book your place by clicking on this link.

THU 9 NOVEMBER 2023 11.15-12:30 (AEDT, Melbourne Time)

Light refreshments will be provided. 

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Nov 09 2023


Melbourne Connect - Level 7: Boardroom (290-7-7320-Meeting Room)
Melbourne Connect Level 7, 700 Swanston St, Carton

Advancing an industry-ready optimisation toolkit, while training a new generation of industry practitioners and over 120 young researchers, who will vanguard a highly skilled workforce of change agents for industrial transformation.

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Clayton, Victoria, 3080

University of Melbourne
Parkville, Victoria, 3010

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