[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] PhD position in Wearable/Soft Robotics

Panagiotis Polygerinos Polygerinos at asu.edu
Thu Aug 27 15:36:11 PDT 2015


The Arizona State University (ASU) Bio-Inspired Mechatronics Lab at The Polytechnic School of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering invites applications for a PhD position (starting January 2016) in the areas of wearable assistive devices, and soft robotics. The position is open for motivated candidates with a background (BSE/MS) in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Robotics, Mechatronics, or related field. It is expected that mechanical design, material science, soft robotics, human interface design, biomechanics, device characterization and optimization as well as analytical/experimental mechanics will be key features of the research. Candidates with a broad range of technical skills and a track record in translating conceptual ideas into working prototypes will be strongly considered. Evidence of an ability to work in collaborative teams and good communication skills (oral and written) is essential. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to publish scholarly papers and attend international conferences, as well as take on a mentorship role for undergraduate students, and act as a teaching assistant in related courses.
Applications should be submitted to: https://students.asu.edu/graduate/apply
Prior to submitting an application to the Fulton Schools of Engineering please contact Dr. Panagiotis (Panos) Polygerinos, (polygerinos at asu.edu<mailto:polygerinos at asu.edu>), and attach your CV, and cover letter cover letter describing research interests and goals.

Panagiotis (Panos) Polygerinos, PhD
Assistant Professor of Engineering
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          The Polytechnic School
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
         Arizona State University
           Tel: +1-480-727-5275
               Suite: TECH 150
      Email: polygerinos at asu.edu<mailto:polygerinos at asu.edu>
      Web: www.polygerinos.com<http://www.polygerinos.com/>
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