[robotics-worldwide] Postdoc/Research Position at Honda Research Institute: Navigation and Control for Autonomous Vehicles

BHeisele at hra.com BHeisele at hra.com
Wed Dec 7 13:30:33 PST 2011

Area: Navigation and Control for Autonomous Vehicles

Lab: Honda Research Institute USA (HRI-US) is at the cutting edge of 
Honda's research and development activities. 
We pursue emerging technologies in the areas of Robotics, Computer Vision 
and Machine Learning. The Lab is located in Silicon Valley.

Job Description:
The candidate will be involved in research and development of  vision, 
path planning and control algorithms for autonomous vehicles.
As a test platform the candidate will be using an electric, four-wheeled 
vehicle which is capable of driving fully autonomously. 
The candidate's main responsibilities will be to improve existing path 
planning and control algorithms and to maintain the software and hardware 
modules on the test platform.

? A minimum of an M.S. degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
? Proficiency in  C++
?Experience in hardware/software design for autonomous mobile robots, 
specifically for non-holonomic systems
?Experience in low-level programming/programming of microcontrollers
?Background in robotics/computer vision

Duration:  1 year with possibility of extension, starting January. 

send applications to Bernd Heisele, BHeisele at honda-ri.com

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