[robotics-worldwide] Robotics Internship at Bosch Research and Technology Center in Palo Alto, CA

DuHadway Charles (CR/RTC1.1-NA) Charles.DuHadway at us.bosch.com
Thu Feb 18 15:23:12 PST 2010


Job Title: Robotics Intern

Degree Level: Master, Ph.D. (Current students included)

Positions Available: 3

Majors: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related fields.

Required Skills: 
Proven experience in C++ software development
Strong implementation skills

Preferred Skills:
Knowledge and experience in robotic manipulation
Knowledge and experience in computer vision, machine learning, robotics,
autonomous systems or related fields
Experience with ROS
Software development experience in *nix environment using version
control systems

Job Description: 
This intern will be responsible for developing new functionality on one
or more existing robotics platforms. The specific application will be
matched to the intern's skills and interests. This intern will join a
team of Bosch researchers who design and develop algorithms and
applications for autonomous systems at the Bosch Research and Technology
Center in Palo Alto, CA. We solicit applications from individuals with a
strong background in CS or related areas and proven implementation
skills. We offer the opportunity to work with experienced researchers in
a flexible and creative industrial research environment on cutting edge
technologies.

Example Projects:
Shared Autonomy: Development of semi-autonomous capabilities for remote
operation, telepresence, and human assisted operation
Visual SLAM: Implementation of localization and mapping algorithms using
a monocular or stereo camera system
Low cost manipulation: Development of robotic arm hardware and software
for planning, control and grasping using novel sensors

Time Frame:
3 months, Summer 2010

Location:
Robert Bosch Research and Technology Center
Palo Alto, CA

Contact: 
Charles DuHadway
charles.duhadway at us.bosch.com


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