[robotics-worldwide] [jobs]: Post-Doc and PhD Openings, Cornell University, Ferrari Group (LISC)

Silvia Ferrari sf375 at cornell.edu
Tue Oct 4 09:41:33 PDT 2016


Openings ::: LISC ::: Laboratory for Intelligent Systems and Controls at 
Cornell University

LISC ::: Laboratory for Intelligent Systems and Controls at Cornell 
University

		
	

*Laboratory for Intelligent Systems and Control (LISC)*
To learn more about the LISC projects and publications click here 
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*Professor Silvia Ferrari*
To learn more about the LISC director click here 
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OPENINGS Cornell University
	
		
	

*Topic: Intelligent Sensing and Control*
*Postdoctoral Associate
Graduate Research Assistant, Ph.D. track *
The Laboratory for Intelligent Systems and Controls (LISC) at Cornell 
University is now accepting applications for the above positions in the 
area of intelligent sensing and control theory with applications to 
autonomous systems, robotics, sensor and image processing, and 
classification. The areas of emphasis are information-driven planning 
and control, convolutional neural networks, learning control, robust and 
adaptive control. Exceptionally qualified candidates with background in 
Mechanical, Aerospace, or Electrical Engineering are eligible to apply. 
Expertise in one or more of the following areas is desired: control 
theory, unmanned vehicles, intelligent systems, sonar, information 
theory, nonparametric Bayesian models.

*Topic: Neuroscience and Intelligent Decision Making*
*Postdoctoral Associate
Graduate Research Assistant, M.S. or Ph.D. track
Undergraduate Student Internship*
The Laboratory for Intelligent Systems and Controls (LISC) at Cornell 
University is now accepting applications for the above positions in the 
areas of intelligent decision making and neuroscience applications of 
learning and control theory. The areas of emphasis are spikining neural 
networks, training algorithms, satisficing decision making, robotics, 
virtual reality, and computer games. Exceptionally qualified candidates 
with background in Computer Science or Engineering are eligible to 
apply. Expertise in one or more of the following areas is desired: 
reinforcement learning, computational neuroscience, computational 
geometry, statistics and probability theory, game engines and programming.

*Topic: Multi-agent Systems*
*Postdoctoral Associate
Graduate Research Assistant, M.S. or Ph.D. track*
The Laboratory for Intelligent Systems and Controls (LISC) at Cornell 
University is now accepting applications for the above positions in the 
area of multi-agent or networked systems. The areas of emphasis are 
multiscale dynamical systems, optimal control theory, calculus of 
variations, adaptive control, robust control, decentralized estimation 
and control. Exceptionally qualified candidates with background in 
Applied Math or Engineering are eligible to apply. Expertise in one or 
more of the following areas is desired: numerical methods for optimal 
control and PDEs, equation-free methods, PDE-constrained optimization, 
dynamic programming, switched systems.

*General Information*
The LISC is part of the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace 
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NY. Ithaca <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.visitithaca.com_&d=DQICaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=OGAAfgGni67SFP0ViT5-3hUIz5WIsqeFXV9hzx2dXVs&s=9xJlYFE0h18mpw5G739O8WqX1vljdXcyT1cUx78kB-8&e= > is located in the gorgeous 
Finger Lakes <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.fingerlakes.org_&d=DQICaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=OGAAfgGni67SFP0ViT5-3hUIz5WIsqeFXV9hzx2dXVs&s=CnqtBeyGwb2sgtHIxJL_eDT4Mk8pcCMwIyOu3oR61QQ&e= > region, and is known for its 
many cultural and outdoors recreational activities, such as unique music 
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variety of sports, such as skiing <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__greekpeak.net_&d=DQICaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=OGAAfgGni67SFP0ViT5-3hUIz5WIsqeFXV9hzx2dXVs&s=LqT2dEl_5Zfkazho5We3-DLP8AZhPf2oBdZqSO8enLU&e= >, windsurfing 
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<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.cornellbigred.com_index.aspx-3Fpath-3Dmhockey&d=DQICaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=OGAAfgGni67SFP0ViT5-3hUIz5WIsqeFXV9hzx2dXVs&s=YNRopKVjZu4q0yJN20iM0BQMEJsmdMOMGu2q47IEw34&e= >, sailing 
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__ithacayachtclub.wildapricot.org_Sailing-2D-26-2DRecreation&d=DQICaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=OGAAfgGni67SFP0ViT5-3hUIz5WIsqeFXV9hzx2dXVs&s=kyIz8JIa8ELzhCNCxAMjYrbKyJy2_J8j1hGVFhXOHHk&e= >, and 
hiking <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.alltrails.com_us_new-2Dyork_ithaca&d=DQICaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=OGAAfgGni67SFP0ViT5-3hUIz5WIsqeFXV9hzx2dXVs&s=PUjfmueJpg3mZuNivVk7YzcjitE9volCJ1VhAhugT3k&e= >, thanks to the 
adjacent Cayuga Lake <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__cayugalake.com_&d=DQICaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=OGAAfgGni67SFP0ViT5-3hUIz5WIsqeFXV9hzx2dXVs&s=5i21IWSy0AqT8DfcaGRKXmSktqRAIZdgGbcmzhJ9IAU&e= > and nearby mountains 
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*Application Process*
To apply for a *Postdoctoral Associate position*, please send your (i) 
CV, (ii) top two papers, and (iii) contact information for three 
referees to ferrari at cornell.edu, with the subject header "LISC postdoc 
application" and the name of the position for which you are applying.

To apply for a *Research Assistantship, Ph.D. Track*, please submit an 
application online to the Cornell University Graduate School 
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__gradschool.cornell.edu_admissions&d=DQICaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=OGAAfgGni67SFP0ViT5-3hUIz5WIsqeFXV9hzx2dXVs&s=umsrqF1GtU-yZYOTkQEABniKDhudf44aZDXrHkMEpwo&e= >, select the ME or AE 
_Graduate Field_, the DSC or Robotics area of _concentration_, and 
indicate your interest in Prof. Ferrari's group and chosen research 
topic(s) in your application and essay.

To apply for an *Undergraduate or M.S. Student Internship*, you must 
already be enrolled at Cornell University. Please send your CV and 
contact information for three referees to ferrari at cornell.edu, with the 
subject header "LISC Internship" and the name of the position for which 
you are applying.

	
		

Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 
<http:/www.mae.cornell.edu/> at Cornell University 
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lisc5305 at gmail.com
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Silvia Ferrari

Professor
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Cornell University

Director
Laboratory for Intelligent Systems and Controls (LISC)
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543 Upson Hall; Ithaca, NY 14853
Tel: 607/280-2886; Fax: 607/255-1222.
e-mail: ferrari at cornell.edu
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