[robotics-worldwide] Post-Doctoral Positions in C-MANTIC Lab at Univ of Nebraska, Omaha

Prithviraj Dasgupta pdasgupta at mail.unomaha.edu
Tue Oct 19 10:59:18 PDT 2010


Applications are invited for two post-doctoral positions from highly 
motivated individuals interested in working in the area of multi-agent and 
multi-robot systems. These positions are related to federally-funded 
projects being done in the C-MANTIC (Collaborative Multi-AgeNt/Multi-robot 
Technologies and Intelligent Coordination) Lab http://cmantic.unomaha.edu. 
The lab is located in the computer science department at the University of 
Nebraska at Omaha and houses state-of-the-art equipment including several 
Corobot, Explorer and e-puck robots, and Webots robot simulator licenses. 
The positions will be effective immediately and will be available through 
August 2012 with a possibility of a 1-year extension.  Each position 
includes a monthly stipend and benefits. Selected individuals will be 
expected to develop independent research ideas and lead research on using 
multi-agent coordination techniques for multi-robot systems for performing 
autonomous exploration and foraging tasks in USAR-like scenarios. 
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related 
discipline with an emphasis in intelligent systems, artificial 
intelligence or robotics. A background in one or more of the following 
areas - multi-agent systems, game theory, SLAM, and/or robotics path 
planning, is highly desirable. 
More information on the projects being performed in the C-MANTIC lab is 
available on the projects Web page of the lab at 
http://cmantic.unomaha.edu. Contact: Dr. Raj Dasgupta (
pdasgupta at mail.unomaha.edu), Director, C-MANTIC Lab. 
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Dr. Prithviraj (Raj) Dasgupta
Director, C-MANTIC Lab
Director, Doctoral Program Committee, College of IS&T
Associate  Professor, Computer Science Department
University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE 68182.

E-mail: pdasgupta at mail.unomaha.edu
URL: http://faculty.ist.unomaha.edu/pdasgupta
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