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Lenka Zdeborová

Postal address:
Lenka Zdeborova
Institut de Physique Theorique
Orme des Merisiers, Bat. 774, p.c. 136
F-91191 Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex

Tel. (to my office): +33 1 69 08 81 14

Office number in IPhT: 123

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Job openings

  • ERC Starting Grant SMiLe funded Postdoctoral position opening in my group in IPhT, CEA Saclay (starting 2019, probably fall) on Statistical mechanics of neural networks and models for machine learning. Interested candidates are welcome to contact me with their CV.

  • Master internship and/or PhD openings in my group in IPhT, CEA Saclay on topics related to Statistical mechanics of algorithms, neural networks, models for machine learning, computational phase transitions. Interested candidates are welcome to contact me with their CV.

Events not to be missed:

Members of Zdeborová's group in IPhT


  • Antoine Baker: Postdoc.

  • Sebastian Goldt: Postdoc.

  • Stefano Sarao: 1st year PhD student.

  • Benjamin Aubin: 1st year PhD student.

  • Fabrizio Antenucci: Postdoc.

  • Andre Manoel: Postdoc (joint with B. Thirion, Neurospin).

  • Christian Schmidt: 3nd year PhD student.


  • Thibault Lesieur, PhD 2014-2017, currently postdoc La Sapienza, Roma.

  • Christophe Schulke, PhD 2013-2016, currently Philips Research, Germany.

  • Francesco Caltagirone, postdoc 2012-2014, currently reseacher at Huawei, France.

  • Yingying Xu, visiting PhD student in 2013-2015, currently postdoc in Aalto University, Finland.

  • Nils-Eric Guenther, Master student 2015, currently PhD in photonics, Barcelona, Spain.

  • Richard Morris (joint with M. Barthelemy), 2011-2013, currently postdoc in Bangalore, India.

  • Jared Lolli, Master student 2011, currently PhD in Paris-7 Diderot.

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Implementations (download):

I work for the CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique) in the IPhT (Institut de Physique Theorique), of CEA in Saclay, France.

Do you want to see my full cv from August 2017? Download a pdf here.

Last Modification November, 2015