[robotics-worldwide] Computer Vision Postdoc - WV Robotic Technology Center

Thomas Evans Thomas.Evans at mail.wvu.edu
Wed Sep 19 14:33:15 PDT 2012

The WV Robotic Technology Center (www.wvrtc.com) and West Virginia University seek a postdoctoral position to support computer vision research on detection and tracking of on-orbit satellite systems in partnership with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's Satellite Servicing Capabilities Office (SSCO). 

Preferred candidate attributes include:
1. Extensive experience in computer vision and image processing
2. Extensive C/C++ development experience on Linux, Mac OS-X and UNIX operating systems
3. Extensive knowledge and use of common computer vision libraries and packages (with preference for OpenCV) 
4. Experience with CMake cross-platform build system
5. Experience with C++ Threading
6. Extensive familiarity with source control management systems (GIT)
7. Knowledge of networking concepts e.g. Sockets, Client/Server, TCP/IP 
8. Familiarity with robot kinematics concepts
9. Familiarity with visual servoing
10. Experience with documentation systems like Doxygen and LaTeX
11. Knowledge of OROCOS 
12. Familiarity with control system theory
13. Knowledge of statistical theory, Kalman filtering and sensor fusion
14. Knowledge of Matlab/Simulink 

The full position description and instructions on how to apply can be found on the WVU Research Corporation website:


Thomas H. Evans, Ph.D.
Research Program Manager
NASA Satellite Servicing Capabilities Office
West Virginia University
Research Assistant Professor

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