[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] PhD position in robotics and adaptive control at King's College London

Matthew Howard <matthew.j.howard@kcl.ac.uk> k1217511 at kcl.ac.uk
Tue Dec 1 08:32:21 PST 2015

PhD Position in Robotics and Machine Learning
King's College London
Centre for Robotics Research, Department of Informatics

Applications are invited for an AHDB Horticulture PhD Scholarship in the
Department of Informatics at King's College London. This is an
industry-funded PhD studentship commencing from April 2016 (or as soon
as possible thereafter). The funding will cover fees and living costs
for UK/EU students.

The successful candidate will undertake research into soft robotics and
machine learning techniques for imitation learning/programming by
demonstration for robotic systems applied to horticulture. The project
will involve working closely with UK horticultural businesses, including
attendance to AHDB Horticulture events and visits to grower sites.

She/he will hold a relevant degree (Computer Science, Mechanical or
Electrical Engineering, or similar) as well as good programming skills
and a strong mathematical background. Experience in robotics and/or
statistical machine learning is a plus. Candidates are encouraged to
highlight relevant industrial experience in their application.

Nationality: UK/EU/International
Deadline:    10th January 2016, 5pm GMT

Full details on the position and the application procedure can be found
here (PDF): http://www.inf.kcl.ac.uk/staff/mhoward/advert.pdf

Further details on AHDB Horticulture Studentships:

For all other queries contact: Dr. Matthew Howard
(matthew.j.howard at kcl.ac.uk)

Department of Informatics,
King's College London,
Strand Campus, Room S1.22
Strand, London, WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom
+44 (0) 20 7848 7578

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