[robotics-worldwide] PhD position in Aerial Robotics at the Max Plank Institute for Biological Cybernetics

Antonio Franchi antonio.franchi at tuebingen.mpg.de
Wed Aug 7 15:45:39 PDT 2013

The Autonomous Robotics and Human Machine Systems group at the Max Plank Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen, Germany is looking for a highly qualified PhD candidate for a project in the area of Control and Perception of UAVs. 

The project is fully integrated and contextualized in the several research activities of the group that include, but are not limited to: control of multiple heterogenous robots (e.g., multi-rotors UAVs), aerial manipulation, onboard perception and estimation, and human-machine interfaces (e.g., haptics).

More info on the group research activities can be found at:

- Master degree (or diploma) in engineering, computer science, physics, or mathematics
- Motivation to work in an interdisciplinary project and international environment
- Strong background in at least one of the following areas:
--- Control of underactuated mechanical systems (e.g., UAVs)
--- Control/perception of multiple agents
--- Robotic force control
--- Vision-based perception and control
- Excellent skills in at least one of the following topics: 
--- Software development
--- Mechanical modeling and design

Please send your application to:  arhms-phd-applications at tuebingen.mpg.de

Deadline for the application: 1 September 2013

Application should include:
- Statement of motivation and relevant experience
- Curriculum vitae
- Copies of university certificates
- List of attended classes and grades
- Names and addresses of two references

Dr. Antonio Franchi

Project Leader at the 
Max PIanck Institute for biological Cybernetics
Spemannstraße 44, 72076 Tübingen, Germany
Tel:  +49-7071-601 218, Fax: +49-7071-601 616
Email: antonio.franchi at tuebingen.mpg.de

MPI-site: http://www.kyb.mpg.de/research/dep/bu/hri/
Personal-site: http://antoniofranchi.com/robotics/
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