[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Fully funded PhD position in Singapore on unmanned aerial robotics

Erdal Kayacan (Asst Prof) erdal at ntu.edu.sg
Wed Aug 12 08:39:05 PDT 2015

Fully funded PhD position in the Flight Mechanics and Control Laboratory in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at NTU (Singapore) is available.
Research topic: Intelligent control of unmanned aerial vehicles. The project involves:

-          Soft computing methods including artificial neural networks, fuzzy logic control theory and adaptive neuro-fuzzy systems

-          Parameter update rules for artificial neural networks and adaptive neuro-fuzzy systems

-          State estimation and control of unmanned aerial vehicles

-          Robotic vision

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

-          The candidate should 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 >319/3.5 where score for verbal section must be min 149, score for quantitative section must be min 166 and analytical writing score is at least 3.5.
The application should consist of:

*         A motivation letter,

*         A CV with a full publication list,

*         Transcripts of B.Sc. (and M.Sc. if possible).

*         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>".

The position will be available from January, 2016. The deadline for the applications is 11th of September 2015. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Erdal Kayacan PhD| Assistant Professor
Email: erdal at ntu.edu.sg
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