[robotics-worldwide] Post-doctoral position in planning for modular robots at University of Nebraska, Omaha

Prithviraj Dasgupta pdasgupta at mail.unomaha.edu
Tue Nov 8 11:44:04 PST 2011


Applications are invited for one post-doctoral position from highly 
motivated individuals interested in working in the area of multi-agent and 
multi-robot systems. Specific areas of interest include decision theoretic 
planning and decentralized coordination in multi-agent/multi-robot 
systems, modular robots, formation control in multi-robot systems, and, 
robot action and motion planning. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in 
computer science, computer engineering or a closely related discipline 
with an emphasis in intelligent systems, artificial intelligence or 
robotics. Selected individuals will be expected to develop independent 
research ideas and lead research on using multi-agent coordination 
techniques for multi-robot systems. The position will be supported as part 
of the NASA-funded ModRED project being done in the C-MANTIC 
(Collaborative Multi-AgeNt/Multi-robot Technologies and Intelligent 
Coordination) Lab http://cmantic.unomaha.edu under the directorship of Dr. 
Raj Dasgupta. The lab is located in the computer science department at the 
University of Nebraska at Omaha, a Carnegie-classified Doctoral Research 
University (DRU). The lab houses state-of-the-art equipment including 
several Corobot, Explorer and e-puck robots, high performance 
workstations, and several Webots robot simulator licenses. The position 
will be effective immediately upon hire and will be available through 
August 2014.  Salaries are competitive and contracts will be renewed 
annually based on performance. The position includes a monthly stipend and 
benefits. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, 
statement of research and list of at three to four references through the 
University of Nebraska employment Website at 
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/unomaha/default.cfm (select category as 
Faculty - Other). For further questions, contact: Dr. Raj Dasgupta 
(pdasgupta at mail.unomaha.edu).
-Raj Dasgupta
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Dr. Prithviraj (Raj) Dasgupta

Director, C-MANTIC Lab (http://cmantic.unomaha.edu)
Director, Doctoral Program Committee - College of IS&T

Mutual of Omaha Endowed Associate  Professor of Computer Science
University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE 68182.

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