Professional Biography

Profile of Jaron Sanders

Jaron bij TUe M&CS Jaron Sanders received in 2012 M.Sc. degrees in Mathematics and Physics from the Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, as well as a PhD degree in Mathematics in 2016. After obtaining his PhD degree, he worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden, and he is currently working as an assistant professor at the Delft University of Technology. His research interests are applied probability, queueing theory, stochastic optimization, stochastic networks, wireless networks, and interacting (particle) systems.

Professional Experience

Tenure Track Assistant Professor

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December 2017 – Present. Since December 2017, Jaron Sanders works as a Tenure Track Assistent Professor at the Delft University of Technology, in Delft, The Netherlands. Jaron works in professor Piet Van Mieghem‘s research group Network Architectures and Services, which is part of the Department of Quantum & Computer Engineering. Their department is in turn part of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics & Computer Science.

Post-Doctoral Researcher

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February 2016 – November 2017. During this period, Jaron Sanders did post-doctoral research at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, in Stockholm, Sweden. Together with professor Alexandre Proutiere, Jaron developed new techniques that now enable us to detect clusters in Markov chains. They also investigated stochastic learning algorithms for deep neural networks.

PhD Student

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January 2012 – December 2016. Jaron Sanders completed his PhD studies at the Eindhoven University of Technology, in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Under the guidance of professors Johan van Leeuwaarden and Sem Borst, Jaron investigated different topics in mathematics and physics. Each topic pertained to the Stochastic Optimization of Large-Scale Complex Systems.

Formal Education

Applied Mathematics, PhD degree

  • Eindhoven University of Technology (Jan. 2012 – Dec. 2015)
  • Graduation date: January 28th, 2016
  • Thesis: Stochastic Optimization of Large-Scale Complex Systems
  • Grade: Highest honors (Cum Laude)

Applied Mathematics, Master’s degree

  • Eindhoven University of Technology (2009 – 2011)
  • Specialization: Computational Science and Engineering
  • Grade: Highest honors (Cum Laude)

Applied Physics, Master’s degree

  • Eindhoven University of Technology (2009 – 2011)
  • Specialization: Plasma Physics and Radiation Technology
  • Internship: FEI Company
  • Grade: Highest honors (Cum Laude)

Applied Physics, Bachelor’s degree

  • Eindhoven University of Technology (2006 – 2009)
  • Activities: Honours program
  • Minor: Applied Mathematics
  • Grade: Highest honors (Cum Laude)

Awards

TU/e PhD Thesis Award 2017

  • Eindhoven University of Technology
  • May 2017, Eindhoven

Nomination for the TU/e Final Project Award 2013

  • Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science
  • July 2013, Eindhoven

VvS+OR Master’s Thesis Award 2013

ASML Graduation Prize for Mathematics 2012

Teaching Experience

University of Technology, Eindhoven

  • Calculus A, B, and C (tutor, academic years 2012-2014)
  • Optimalization in networks (instructor, academic years 2011-2014)
  • Probability theory (instructor, academic years 2013-2015)

Professional Service

  • Chaired the Math & Computer Science PhD Council
  • Refereed for (among others) Advances in Applied Probability, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Stochastic Models, IEEE CDC 2015, Operations Research, and Queueing Systems
  • Assisted at the 48th Dutch Mathematical Congress
  • Outreach Assistant at Stichting Techniekpromotie

Selected Public talks

Applied Probability Society Conference (2017). Scaling Limits and Generic Bounds for Exploration Processes
Trinity College Dublin (2016). Online Optimization of Product-Form Networks and Rydberg Gases
InScience Dutch International Science Film Festival (2015). About Ramanujan: An opening to The Man Who Knew Infinity
Applied Probability Society Conference (2015), CWI Queueing Colloquium (2015), LNMB Lunteren Conference (2014). Optimal Admission Control for Many-Server Systems with QED-driven Revenues
Physics Symposium Eindhoven (2014). Why an Ultracold Gas is like a Wireless Network
First European Conference on Queueing Theory (2014). Wireless Network Control of Interacting Rydberg Atoms
Performance (2013), and Young European Queueing Theorists (2013). Scaled Control in the QED Regime
Valuetools (2012), and Applied Probability Society Conference (2013). Online Optimization of Product-Form Networks
VvS+OR Annual Meeting (2013), and Consultants in Quantitative Methods (2013). From particles, to algorithms, to …?
Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen (2012). Draadloze netwerken en Rydberg gassen
Allerton (2012). Achievable Performance in Product-Form Networks