[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] PhD Openings on Soft BioRobotics, at the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT)

Barbara - IIT barbara.mazzolai at iit.it
Thu May 7 09:40:44 PDT 2015


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PhD POSITIONS IN BIOENGINEERING AND ROBOTICS PROGRAM
CURRICULUM OF ADVANCED AND HUMANOID ROBOTICS
Italian Institute of Technology (IIT)
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APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 10, 2015 at 12.00 noon, Italian time

The IIT Center for Micro-BioRobotics (CMBR) in Pontedera (Italy, 
http://mbr.iit.it/) has a number of four fully funded PhD positions 
opened for the following areas:

RESEARCH THEMES:
Theme 39: DEVELOPMENT OF SOFT-BODIED GROWING ROBOTS
Theme 40: DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW CLASS OF BIOINSPIRED HIGH-EFFICIENCY AND 
LOW POWER CONSUMPTION ACTUATORS FOR SOFT ROBOTS
Theme 41: CONTROL OF BIOINSPIRED DISTRIBUTED ROBOTIC SYSTEMS
Theme 42: DEVELOPMENT OF BIOINSPIRED SOFT TACTILE SYSTEMS CAPABLE OF 
ACTIVE TOUCH IN UNSTRUCTURED ENVIRONMENTS

More details on these research themes are presented below. The 
information can also be found at:
http://phd.dibris.unige.it/biorob/media/PhD%20program%20in%20BioRob%20Advanced%20and%20Humanoid%20Robotics%202015.pdf


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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must complete by the deadline the ONLINE application and 
upload all the necessary documents as indicated at the UNIVERSITY of 
GENOA's website: http://phd.dibris.unige.it/biorob/index.php/how-to-apply
To apply please also send a detailed CV and a statement of motivation to 
Barbara Mazzolai (barbara.mazzolai at iit.it) and Lucia Beccai 
(lucia.beccai at iit.it)
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Barbara Mazzolai, PhD
Coordinator, Center for Micro-BioRobotics
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)
Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 34
56025, Pontedera (Pisa) - Italy
Phone: +39 050 883444 Mobile: 3346541740
Fax: +39 050 883101
e-mail: barbara.mazzolai at iit.it
http://mbr.iit.it
www.plantoidproject.eu



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