[robotics-worldwide] Postdoctoral position on "Task-based design of robots' architecture using EA and simulation" at ISIR (Paris)
vincent.padois at upmc.fr
Mon Feb 9 09:20:10 PST 2009
One postdoctoral position is available at ISIR/UPMC/CNRS in Paris
(http://www.isir.fr). This position is opened within the framework of
the TeleMach project funded by ANR (http://www.telemachproject.fr). This
project is devoted to the tele-operation of maintenance tasks in the
cutting head of tunnel boring machine. More specifically, ISIR is
focusing on the development of a software dedicated to the task-based
design of robot architectures for complex tasks. A preliminary version
of this software was developed using evolutionary algorithms (EA) as the
core optimization technique and a kinematic simulator for the evaluation
of solutions. A second version of the software has to be developed using
SFERES (http://sferes.lip6.fr) and KDL (http://www.orocos.org/kdl). The
implementation of control laws for redundant serial manipulators is also
in the scope of the work of the postdoctoral scholar.
- good experience in C++ programming;
- experience in Matlab programming;
- good experience in robot modelling and control;
- experience in simulator developement;
- fluent in English or French;
Some knowledge on the implementation of optimization techniques based on
evolutionary algorithms would also be appreciated but is not mandatory.
Starting date : ASAP.
Duration of the contract : 12 months.
Monthly salary : 2050 euros (net pay).
The candidates should send their curriculum and motivation letter to
Vincent Padois (vincent.padois at upmc.fr).
Maître de Conférences | Assistant Professor
Université Pierre et Marie Curie
Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et de Robotique (CNRS UMR 7222)
Pyramide - Tour 55
Boite Courrier 173
4 Place Jussieu
F- 75252 Paris Cedex 5
Tel/Fax: +33 (0)1 44 27 63 83 / +33 (0)1 44 27 51 45
Web page: http://www.isir.fr/?op=view_profil&id=89
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