[robotics-worldwide] Post Doc Position Announcement
Satyandra K. Gupta
skgupta at umd.edu
Wed May 12 13:35:23 PDT 2010
Position Description: Research Associate (Post-Doc) position in the
development of autonomous unmanned vehicles area. The scope of the work
includes autonomy in mission planning, trajectory planning, planning for
sensor deployment and communication, and control. Solutions are desired
for both single vehicle as well as multi vehicle problems. The selected
candidate will utilize machine learning and simulation techniques to
develop planning and control algorithms for unmanned systems.
Required Expertise: Expertise is required in the areas of fundamentals
of robotics, machine learning (evolutionary computation, reinforcement
learning), motion planning, perception, control systems, and vehicle
dynamics. Hands on experience with physical testing and construction of
robots and/or unmanned systems would be considered as an advantage.
Selection of potential candidates will begin immediately.
Application package: Interested candidates should submit the following
by email in a single PDF file to skgupta at umd.edu.
1. Curriculum vitae with a list of at least 3 references
2. At least two papers which could be either published, accepted for
publication, or in-preparation which demonstrate some of the required
expertise mentioned above.
3. Relevant courses taken during Ph.D. studies
4. Expected date of graduation (for those who are currently pursuing
5. Doctoral dissertation topic
6. A one-page summary of research background and interests and how it
aligns with the current position.
Satyandra K. Gupta, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Maryland Robotics Center
Department of Mechanical Engineering and
Institute for Systems Research
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Office: 3143 Martin Hall
Email: skgupta at umd.edu
Phone: (301) 405 5306
FAX: (301) 314 9477
WWW Personal: http://www.glue.umd.edu/~skgupta/
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