[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Internship in Assistive Robotics at Karlstad University, Sweden

Jorge Solis jorge.solis at kau.se
Fri Jun 5 07:54:36 PDT 2015

Internship in Assistive Robotics at Karlstad University, Sweden


The Physically and Cognitive Embodied Robotics and Intelligent machines
(picoROBOTA) Group at Karlstad University 

(http://www.kau.se/en/elektroteknik/robotics) in Sweden has two open
internship for a project on the development 

of a human-friendly assistive robot vehicle for supporting physically
elderly and assisting care givers for the ambient assisted living. 

For this purpose, two assistive robots vehicles currently under development
will be improved and integrated into a single platform: 

an intelligent carrying-medical tools robot vehicle and a human-friendly
assistive robot vehicle for supporting physically elderly.


The two internship positions from August to December 2015 will be focused


“ Control and variable stiffness mechanism design of a human-friendly
walking assist robot vehicle”


“ Navigation control and 3D gesture recognition of an intelligent
carrying-medical tool assistant robot”


Fruitful internships may lead to a PhD or Post-Doc positions with our
university partners in Japan, Italy or Poland.


Previous experience in robotics control, human-robot interaction, and
mechanical design is welcome.

Candidates should have programming experience in C and C++.

Familiarity with the control engineering, signal processing and artificial
intelligent techniques is a strong plus.


Successful applicants will be financially supported in terms of
accommodation and air flight ticket (within EU).

Karlstad University offers a basic insurance in case of emergency (during
the so-called working hours associated with work at University), 

called The Swedish State’s Group Insurance and Personal Insurance (GIF).


For more information, please contact Associate Professor Jorge Solis
(jorge.solis at kau.se). 

Interested candidates should submit a letter of motivation and a detailed
CV, specifying the preferred topic, a list of references.

Application deadline: July 3rd, 2015.



Jorge SOLIS, Ph.D. 

Associate Professor 

Faculty of Health, Science and Technology
Department of Engineering and Physics
Karlstad, Sweden
Email:  <mailto:Jorge.Solis at kau.se URL> Jorge.Solis at kau.se  


LAB-URL: http://www.kau.se/en/elektroteknik/picorobota 



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