[robotics-worldwide] PhD position in Human-Oriented Robotics and Control, Arizona State University

Panagiotis Artemiadis panagiotis.artemiadis at asu.edu
Sat Oct 15 21:40:14 PDT 2011


PhD position in Human-Oriented Robotics and Control, Arizona State University

The Human-Oriented Robotics and Control Lab at Arizona State University (http://more.engineering.asu.edu/horc/) is seeking applications for two PhD positions in the field of control, robotics, human-machine interfaces and rehabilitation robotics. The candidates will conduct research on modeling and control of robots that physically interface with humans, towards the design and control of advanced neuro-prosthetics. 

Applicants should have a Master's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Biomedical Engineering. Strong background in control systems and robotics is required. Working experience with C and Matlab is desired. Fluency in English speaking/writing is required. Experience in human-robot physical interaction is a plus.

The research will be conducted within the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy (http://engineering.asu.edu/semte). ASU (http://www.asu.edu/) is the largest public research university in the United States, with a 2010 student enrollment of 70,440. ASU is spread across four campuses in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. Under the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, ASU is classified as a Research University with Very High research activity, with annual research expenditures over $300 million. ASU is located in Phoenix, which is the 5th largest city in the US.

Candidates should e-mail a single pdf file including a Cover Letter describing background and motivation, CV including 3 references, and transcripts of their bachelor and master studies to: panagiotis.artemiadis at asu.edu. Please put HORC Lab PHD in the subject line.
Deadline for applications: November 15, 2011.

For additional information, check out the following links:

http://more.engineering.asu.edu/horc/

http://www.public.asu.edu/~partemia/

http://engineering.asu.edu/semte/

http://www.asu.edu/

Or contact Prof. Panagiotis Artemiadis at panagiotis.artemiadis at asu.edu.



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Panagiotis K. Artemiadis, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Director of the ASU Human-Oriented Robotics and Control (HORC) Lab
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Arizona State University
Mailing: 501 E. Tyler Mall, ECG 301, Tempe, AZ 85287-6106
Office: ERC 355, Phone: (480) 965-4182, Fax: (480) 727-9321
Personal Website: http://www.public.asu.edu/~partemia/
Lab Website: http://more.engineering.asu.edu/horc/
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