[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoc Position Available in Aerial Robotics Based Chemical Source Detection and Localization

Kam K. Leang kam.k.leang at utah.edu
Wed Nov 2 04:57:54 PDT 2016

A postdoctoral position is available in aerial robotics based chemical
source detection and localization at the DARC Lab, University of Utah  
Center (UURC).  The UURC consists of faculty and graduate students from the
School of Computing and the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Applicants should have a PhD in engineering (e.g., mechanical engineering,
electrical engineering, etc.) or computer science, with a strong
background in robotics and autonomous systems, specifically motion
planning (including experience with collision avoidance), artificial
intelligence (e.g., MDPs, POMDPs, etc.), and control systems.

The candidate should have a desire to take on leadership responsibilities
and work with graduate students, and he/she is expected to interface with
an industry partner.  Preference will be given to applicants with
following additional skills: extensive programming skills
(C/C++/Python/Matlab); experience with ROS and open-source robotics
libraries (e.g., OpenCV); hands-on experience with implementation and
conducting field experiments; and good verbal and written communication
skills, as well as ability to prepare internal and external documents and

The expected duration of the position is one year, with a possible
extension beyond the one-year period.

To apply, please follow the instructions provided here:

This position is open until filled.  For more information, please feel
free to contact me with the subject line “Postdoc App – ABSES”.


Kam K. Leang, Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Utah
1495 E. 100 S.
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
V: 801.581.3450
Design, Automation, Robotics & Control (DARC) Lab:  
University of Utah Robotics Center (UURC): https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__robotics.coe.utah.edu&d=DgIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=AISKDEZeXtG_1x5OeBzzPKKUh2n9pRvnTShd7x9xsw8&s=x9vfJ_DjNmFvFcRNZLyRsDFHytWO4tIc77pnRlXcaWk&e= 

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