[robotics-worldwide] Advanced Controls Position at Bossa Nova Robotics

Sarjoun Skaff sarjoun at bnrobotics.com
Fri Aug 2 06:47:33 PDT 2013

Bossa Nova Robotics is a Carnegie Mellon spinoff specialized in personal
robotics (www.bnrobotics.com). We are productizing Ballbot, a locomotion
platform for human-robot interaction, and are looking for an outstanding
controls person to design advanced behaviors (think Serge from Caprica).

Job Description
- Design control policies for nonlinear and high dynamics systems
- Implement control policies on embedded systems
- Develop motor control strategies
- Develop state estimation solutions for nonlinear systems
- Develop adaptive control techniques for nonlinear systems
- Mastery of optimal and adaptive control theory
- Minimum 4 years hands-on experience with nonlinear model-based control
- Hands-on experience in brush and brushless motor control
- Mastery of C/C++ in embedded environments
- Minimum Degree: MS or PhD in Robotics or equivalent

About us
Our robots are designed for physical, verbal and visual interaction with
people, are safe around people and agile in cluttered spaces. We are
located in Pittsburgh, and have a collaborative and energizing work
culture. We dream big, execute aggressively, and are intent on pioneering
the personal robotics market.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs at bnrobotics.com.


Sarjoun Skaff
Founder and CTO
Bossa Nova Robotics
sarjoun skaff, phd | founder & cto | bossa nova robotics | +1 (412) 267-7266
 | www.bnrobotics.com
*“if i were a robot, i would run”*

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