[robotics-worldwide] PhD position in Grasp Learning at the University of Liège/KTH Stockholm

Renaud Detry renaud.detry at ulg.ac.be
Tue Dec 11 02:10:24 PST 2012

Shared-time between:
- University of Liège, Belgium,
- KTH, Stockholm, Sweden.

The Systems and Modeling Group at the University of Liège, Belgium,
and the Centre for Autonomous Systems at KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, are
looking for a highly motivated PhD student to work on a research
project that focuses on robot learning and autonomous robot grasping,
similar in spirit to the projects presented at:


The position is available from January 2013. The PhD student will work
with both Dr. Renaud Detry and Prof. Danica Kragic. The student will
spend approximately three semesters in Stockholm, and approximately
five semesters in Liège. The position comes with a competitive

The successful candidate must have a degree(s) in Engineering,
Physics, Maths, Computer Science or a related field, a solid
background in machine learning, and fluency in at least one mainstream
computer programming language.

Applicants should submit:
- a one-page cover letter describing their background and interests,
- curriculum vitae (including publications),
- contact information of at least one referee,
- a copy of the academic transcripts (i.e., your grades in your
  bachelor and master degree(s)).

Applications should be sent, in a single PDF document, to:

  ag-applic-2013 at montefiore.ulg.ac.be

Applications can be sent immediately and will be evaluated until the
position is taken.

Renaud Detry
Postdoctoral Researcher @ Systmod, University of Liège
Office II.100, Montefiore Institute (Building B28)
Grande Traverse 10, B-4000 Liège, Belgium

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