Dr Jort van Mourik

Dr Jort van Mourik

Senior Lecturer

Phone number
+44 (0)121 204 3649             

Fax number
+44 (0)121 204 3685                   


Appointments/office hours via


Room number
Main Building 317B

PhD studentship (3-year start from 09/2015) available:

"Automated University Time Tabling"

 Please find advert here, and a  job description here.

Deadline for applications:30/06/2015. 

I am:
  • An Academic Advisor for a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP)  with FactoryMaster
  • The local organiser of the 2010 one day mini-conference on the Statistical Mechanics of Glassy and Complex Systems.


  • Degree in Physics, 1990 KUL (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) (B)
  • PhD in Physics, 1996 KUL (B)
  • Post-Doc 1996-1998 SISSA-ISAS Trieste (I)
  • Post-Doc 1998-2000 King's College London (KCL) London (UK)
  • Post-Doc 2000-2001 NCRG Aston University Birmingham (UK)
Research Interests
  • Optimization Algorithms
  • Graph Coloring
  • Error Correcting Codes
  • Neural Networks
  • Glasses and Spin Glasses
  • Theory of Protein Folding
  • Agent-Based Optimization
  • Distribution Networks

In 2014/2015, I teach the following modules:
  • AM10SP 
  • AM20PD
Course details can be viewed via Blackboard


See my publications at the Aston University Research Archive.
See my full Publication List.

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