[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] PhD Programme in Perceptual Robotics at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna

Ruffaldi Emanuele e.ruffaldi at sssup.it
Tue Jun 3 21:06:27 PDT 2014

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                           2014-2015 CALL FOR PhD 
                         in Robotics and Virtual 
                             @ Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna

A three-year residential PhD programme on Digital Emerging 
Technologies and
Perceptual Robotics is available at the TeCIP institute of 
Scuola Superiore
Sant’Anna in Pisa, Italy.
The programme, starting on November, 3rd 2014, will be 
opened for 26
PhD position of which:
  - 11 Fully granted with scholarship;
  -  3 with reduced financial support;
  -  3 Industrial PhDs
  -  9 PhD apprenticeship
The research area of Perceptual Robotics offers the 
opportunity to
undertake in-depth research on themes of Advanced Robotic, 
Haptics, Teleoperation and
Presence for the interaction in Real, Augmented and 
Virtual Environments. For the
curriculum in “Perceptual Robotics”, the applications are 
solicited in the following
  - PAC:  Perception, Action and Cognition
  - IAS:  Intelligent Automation Systems
  - HRI:  Human Robot Interaction
  - CGVE: Computer Graphics and Virtual Environment
  - SEES: Safety, Environment, Energy and Security

All teaching and research activities will be carried out 
in English.
Research will be performed in the framework of relevant 
European, International
and Industrial projects and will be supported by the 
computing, robotic,
and VR facilities available at PERCRO laboratory 
We are soliciting National, European and International 
students motivated
to apply for the PhD program in "Perceptual Robotics".

Application should be submitted online by July 7th, 2014.
Detailed information about the PhD program as well as the 
full text of
the call for participation is available on the 
institutional website at:
Questions on the scientific domains can be addressed to 
the following contacts:
  - PAC:  Prof. M. Bergamasco, m.bergamasco at sssup.it
  - IAS:  Prof. C.A. Avizzano, Dr. E. Ruffaldi
          c.avizzano at sssup.it, e.ruffaldi at sssup.it
  - HRI:  Prof. A. Frisoli, Dr. M. Solazzi
          a.frisoli at sssup.it, m.solazzi at sssup.it
  - CGVE: Dr. F. Tecchia, Dr. M. Carrozzino
          f.tecchia at sssup.it, m.carrozzino at sssup.it
  - SEES: Dr. M. Fontana, Dr. R. vertechy
          m.fontana at sssup.it, r.vertechy at sssup.it
Kind Regards,
  Carlo Alberto Avizzano
  Director of PERceptual RObotics
  TeCIP Institute
  Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna

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