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PhD position in Aerial Robotics

The Autonomous Robotics and Human Machine Systems group at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen, Germany is looking for a highly qualified PhD candidate for a project in the area of Control and Perception of UAVs.
 
The project is fully integrated and contextualized in the several research activities of the group that include, but are not limited to: control of multiple heterogenous robots (e.g., multi-rotor UAVs), aerial manipulation, onboard perception and estimation, and human-machine interfaces (e.g., haptics).

More information on the group research activities can be found at: http://www.kyb.mpg.de/research/dep/bu/hri/
 
Requirements:
-Master degree (or diploma) in engineering, computer science, physics, or mathematics
-Motivation to work in an interdisciplinary project and international environment
-Strong background in at least one of the following areas:
  • Control of underactuated mechanical systems (e.g., UAVs)
  • Control/perception of multiple agents
  • Robotic force control
  • Vision-based perception and control
-Excellent skills in at least one of the following areas:
  • Software development
  • Mechanical modeling and design
Please send your apllication to arhms-phd-applications@tuebingen.mpg.de
 
Deadline for the application: 15. September 2013
 
Application should include:
  • Statement of motivation and relevant experience
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copies of university certificates
  • List of attended classes and grades
  • Names and addresses of two referees
 
 
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