[robotics-worldwide] Post-doc position on nuclear reactor inspection robots

Harry H. Asada asada at MIT.EDU
Thu Mar 1 00:34:15 PST 2012


  POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE at MIT, d'Arbeloff Lab, Bio-Robotics 
Program

d'Arbeloff Laboratory, Bio-Robotics Program, in the Department of 
Mechanical Engineering at MIT, is looking for a post-doctoral research 
associate on the development of wireless micro underwater vehicles for 
direct inspection of nuclear power plants and related projects. The 
project focuses on a) Dynamics and control of highly maneuverable 
underwater vehicles, b) Wireless underwater communication, c) Energy 
efficient PZT actuators, and d) System integration.

REQUIREMENTS: a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or electrical 
engineering and computer science, and research experience in robotics 
and related fields. Effective oral and written communication skills. 
Knowledge of and experience in some of the following areas are required: 
electronics, embedded systems, fluid mechanics, dynamics, control, power 
electronics, optics, communication systems, robot vision, and signal 
processing. Software experience in MATLAB, LabView, SolidWorks, C, C++, 
Python, or similar. MIT-00008463

In addition to applying online via the MIT HR web site 
https://sh.webhire.com/servlet/av/jd?ai=631&ji=2605841&sn=I 
<cid:part1.01050900.07030908 at mit.edu>, please send a cover letter, CV, 
sample of papers (3~4), and 2 reference letters or contact information 
of references to Claudia Rao at ceymrao at MIT.EDU <mailto:ceymrao at MIT.EDU>.

H. Harry Asada
MIT



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