[robotics-worldwide] [Jobs] Two PhD student openings at the George Washington University, Biomedical Engineering Dept.

Park, Chung Hyuk chungpark at email.gwu.edu
Sun Aug 23 22:22:09 PDT 2015

The Assistive Robotics and Tele-medicine Lab. in the BME Department at the
George Washington University has two Ph.D. student openings for Fall 2015 /
Spring 2016. This is a newly founded laboratory with research themes
spanning assistive robotics, human-robot interaction, machine learning, and
multi-modal perception & interaction. We are seeking highly motivated and
talented students to work on interactive robotic frameworks and mobile
manipulation tasks. The lab is located in Washington, DC, so it will be an
excellent opportunity to work on exciting projects in a metropolitan


1.     Music-based Interactive Robotic Orchestration for children with ASD

2.     Telepresence robotic interaction for assistive tasks and aided


-       Good knowledge and experience with motion planning and robot control

-       Excellent programming skills (C/C++, Python, Java, C#, etc.) with a
project portfolio

-       Excellent programming skills and experience with mobile computing
(iOS/Android) is a plus

-       Knowledge in diverse fields such as music, psychology, or
rehabilitation will be also noted

General guideline of admissions to Ph.D. program can be found in
apply-admissions <http://www.seas.gwu.edu/%20apply-admissions> (admissions)
and http://www.gwu.edu/biomedical-engineering (dept. specific
requirements). Applicants should hold a M.S. degree in electrical and
computer engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, or a
closely related field to robotics and bioengineering.

To apply, please contact Dr. Chung Hyuk Park (chungpark at gwu.edu) with a
detailed CV, copies of transcripts, and TOEFL/GRE scores in a SINGLE PDF

Chung Hyuk Park
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Science
George Washington University
E-mail: chungpark at gwu.edu


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