[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Two funded PhD positions at The University of Auckland, NZ

Mohan Sridharan mhnsrdhrn at gmail.com
Sat Aug 23 18:15:19 PDT 2014

Two funded PhD positions are available in the Electrical and Computer
Engineering Department at The University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Students hired to fill these positions will work with a team of researchers
to address fundamental learning and knowledge representation challenges in
human-robot collaboration. Students will have the opportunity to design,
implement and evaluate novel algorithms and architectures for different
(i.e., wheeled, humanoid and aerial) robot platforms deployed in diverse
application domains such as healthcare and agriculture.

Essential (and Optional) Requirements:

-- Excellent undergraduate or Masters degree in Engineering, Computer
Science, Mathematics or a related discipline.
-- Expertise in probability theory and statistics.
-- Excellent programming skills.
-- Knowledge of fundamental principles of robotics, AI and/or machine
learning, e.g., a course in any of these topics.
-- Satisfy requirements for admission to the doctoral program at The
University of Auckland.
-- (Optional) Prior expertise with physical robots will be a plus.

If you are interested, you may send a brief statement summarizing your
expertise and interests, along with a link to your CV (please do *not* send
email attachments), to Dr. Mohan Sridharan: m.sridharan at auckland.ac.nz


Dr. Mohan Sridharan
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
The University of Auckland, New Zealand


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