[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Fully funded PhD positions available at NTU (Singapore)

Erdal Kayacan (Asst Prof) erdal at ntu.edu.sg
Mon Mar 17 06:11:26 PDT 2014

Fully funded PhD positions in the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Laboratory in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at NTU (Singapore) are available.

Number of available positions: 2

1.      Guidance, navigation and control of unmanned aerial vehicles

2.      Magnetic attitude control algorithms for small satellites

-          Prospective candidates should hold a M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering, aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, automatic control, mechatronics, applied mathematics, or other related disciplines from reputable universities.

-          She/He should have a strong background and interest in the general areas of systems and control, and hardware design and testing.

-          The candidate should also have excellent verbal and writing skills in English. (A TOEFL score of > 570 paper-based, > 230 computer-based, > 88 internet-based or a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 is required.

-          A Bachelor's degree with honors of at least  a Second Class Upper Level or equivalent (min GPA: 3.2/4.0)

-          International applicants are also required to have a Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) score of at least 90% or Total GRE score of >310/3.5 where score for verbal section must be min 146, score for quantitative section must be min 155 and analytical writing score is at least 3.5.

How to apply for the PhD position:
The application should consist of:

*         A motivation letter (explaining the reason that you are interested in the project, background and motivations),

*         A CV with a full publication list,

*         The contact details of three referees.

These documents must be compiled as a single pdf file, and named as "<Name>_<Surname>.pdf". Then, the single file should be sent to "erdal at ntu.edu.sg" with a subject line of "PhD application of <Name> <Surname> in UAVs" or "PhD application of <Name> <Surname> in Small Satellites"

The positions will be available from August, 2014 and/or January, 2015.
For further information, feel free to contact:

Erdal Kayacan, Assistant Professor
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | Division of Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
E-mail: erdal at ntu.edu.sg<mailto:erdal at ntu.edu.sg>
Homepage: http://www.erdalkayacan.com


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