[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] PhD and PostDoc positions available in Control of Networked and Cloud Robotic Systems

劉彥辰 (Yen-Chen Liu) yliu at mail.ncku.edu.tw
Sun Feb 8 05:49:19 PST 2015

Dear Colleagues,

The Networked Robotic Systems Laboratory (NRSL) at National Cheng Kung
University (NCKU), Tainan, Taiwan, is seeking applications for PhD and
PostDoc positions in control of networked and cloud robotics. Candidates
with background in automatic control theory, robotics, dynamical system
theory, and/or applied mechatronics will receive special consideration.

The successful candidate will have a competitive scholarship and an
assistantship including a tuition waiver and a graduate student stipend.

Areas of interest include:
- Control of bilateral teleoperation systems.
- Cyber-physical system in robot control.
- Cloud-based robotic control systems.
- Multi-robot control systems.

Required qualifications:
- Relevant degree in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, or related area,
- Strong background in control systems and robotics,
- Strong programming skills in C/C++, Matlab, and
- Proficient oral and written English skills.

To apply, contact Prof. Liu (yliu at mail.ncku.edu.tw) with a single PDF file
- Cover Letter describing background and motivation,
- CV including 3 references,
- Transcripts of the applicant’s bachelor and/or master, doctoral studies,
- Summary of research plan.

Closing date for applications: *28 February 2015* or until all positions
are filled.

Starting date: *1 August 2015* or earlier.

Yen-Chen Liu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
National Cheng Kung University
1 University Road, Tainan 70101, Taiwan
Tel: +886-6-2757575 ext. 62120
E-mail: yliu at mail.ncku.edu.tw
Web: http://myweb.ncku.edu.tw/~yliu

About NCKU: http://web.ncku.edu.tw/ezfiles/0/1000/img/471/introduction.pdf

About ME at NCKU:
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at National Cheng-Kung University
(NCKU) has been established since 1931, and is the oldest and the most
renowned mechanical engineering institutes in Taiwan. Our alumni and
alumnus occupy important positions in Taiwan's industries, business, and
governmental institution. In addition, numerous faculty members of Taiwan
and world's leading universities are also graduated from this department. A
local survey reveals that alumni from NCKU have being the most welcome
employees by Taiwan business companies. Each year, 170 undergraduate
students, 162 master students (including 20 part-time students), and 49
Ph.D. students are enrolled in this department each year. Currently, this
department is consisted of 53 full time professors, 10 adjunct professors,
680 undergraduates, 324 master students, and 125 Ph.D. students.

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