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

sferrari ferrari at cornell.edu
Tue Oct 4 09:43:59 PDT 2016


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Laboratory for Intelligent Systems and Control (LISC)
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Professor Silvia Ferrari
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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 Engineering <http://www.mae.cornell.edu/>  
at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.                                        
Ithaca <http://www.visitithaca.com/>                                         
is located in the gorgeous  Finger Lakes <http://www.fingerlakes.org/>  
region, and is known for its many cultural and outdoors recreational                                       
activities, such as unique  music <http://www.ithaca.com/calendar/music/>  
series and events, and a wide variety of sports, such                                       
as                                         skiing <http://greekpeak.net/>  ,                                        
windsurfing <https://sites.google.com/site/cayugawindsurfing/>                                          
hockey <http://www.cornellbigred.com/index.aspx?path=mhockey>  ,                                        
sailing <https://ithacayachtclub.wildapricot.org/Sailing-&-Recreation>  ,                                       
and  hiking <http://www.alltrails.com/us/new-york/ithaca>  ,                                       
thanks to the adjacent                                         Cayuga Lake
<http://cayugalake.com/>                                          and nearby                                        
mountains <http://www.lakeplacid.com/>  .                                        
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
<http://gradschool.cornell.edu/admissions>  , 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.                                          
                                                                     
                                    	
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