[robotics-worldwide] A PhD Scholarship in Autonomous Navigation at the Australian National University

Jonghyuk (Jon) Kim jonghyuk.kim at anu.edu.au
Mon Dec 8 23:03:33 PST 2008


Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD Scholarship in the fields of
Autonomous Navigation, at the College of Engineering and Computer Science
(CECS) of Australian National University (ANU), Australia. The topic of the
grant is:

*** Project title: Simultaneous Localisaton and Image Fusion (SLIF) for
robotic exploration ***
*** Application deadline: 31st January 2009 ***

The project is to investigate the use of Inertial Navigation System (INS)
and Visual Odometry (VO) for precise aerial navigation which is crucial in
robotic explorations. The position is to commence in March 2009 or as soon
as possible thereafter.

Applicants should have at least upper second class honours from a recognised
university. The scholarship is valued at AUD$26,140 p.a. (tax exempt). The
scholarship will be supplemented by access to overseas travel grants and
other allowances. Overseas students are eligible to apply for this
scholarship provided that they have separate tuition fee funding (eg. an
EIPRS).  

The Australian National University is consistently ranked as one of the top
universities in the world. For example, ANU ranked 16th in the world in The
Times Higher Education Supplement 2008, and being the highest ranked
Australian university.

To submit an application: Please include a curriculum vitae, an academic
transcript and two referees. A statement of the broad area of your research
interest should also be included.

For any enquiries or further information, send email to: Dr Jon Kim
(jonghyuk.kim at anu.edu.au) or Ms Suzanne Van Haeften
(suzanne.vanhaeften at anu.edu.au).


Jonghyuk (Jon) Kim, PhD, Lecturer 
Department of Engineering (Bldg 32, E233) 
The Australian National University 
Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia 
T: +612 6125 2462 F: +612 6125 0506
http://engnet.anu.edu.au/DEpeople/Jonghyuk.Kim
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