[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 Jun 30 06:10:27 PDT 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 October 2015.

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: Any.
Deadline:    22nd July 2015, 5pm BST
Interviews:  July/August 2015.
Start Date:  October 2015.

Full details on the position and the application procedure can be found
here (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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