[robotics-worldwide] [Jobs]: PhD Position
NIS62 at pitt.edu
Wed Dec 23 20:38:14 PST 2015
An immediate PhD position is available in the area of control of hybrid walking exoskeletons at the University of Pittsburgh. The project’s goal is to develop a hybrid technology for restoration of walking in persons with mobility disorders and is in collaboration with a clinical faculty at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. University of Pittsburgh and its associated medical center are one of the top research centers in the field of biomedical and rehabilitation technology in the USA.
The candidate will work on developing automatic control algorithms that coordinate functional electrical stimulation and a robotic system. The candidates with background in nonlinear control theory and adaptive control are encouraged to apply. Proficiency in MATLAB, modeling of human limb movements, and dynamic optimization is also preferred. The prospective candidates are encouraged to contact: Dr. Nitin Sharma (nis62 at pitt.edu).
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