[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Research Fellow Positions at the Singapore University of Technology and Design

Foong Shaohui foongshaohui at sutd.edu.sg
Mon Oct 10 08:28:05 PDT 2016


The Temasek Laboratories at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) immediately invites applications for openings for Research Fellow positions in the areas of bio-inspired hybrid unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Researchers will work closely with a multidisciplinary team of scientists, designers and engineers to design and develop innovative nature-inspired unmanned aerial platforms featuring transformative capabilities to achieve enhanced flight envelope and performance.  Applicants can expect rapid results to build their body of work toward a future academic career in disciplines from mechatronics to controls.

This project involves:
*Conceiving, dynamic modelling and designing novel UAV platforms that are able to transform from between various flight modes.
*Devising and prototyping the materials, mechanical and electrical elements of the aerial system to achieve novel and unique transformation as well as efficient and highly maneuverable operations.
*Developing, implementing and evaluating advanced non-linear controllers as well as filtering/sensing algorithms unique to the platform.

Applications should contain a complete resume, cover letter describing their background, technical skillset, research interests and goals, full list of publications, copies of up to three relevant scientific papers, as well as the names and contact information of up to three references. These positions are guaranteed for a year and come with a competitive salary which is determined based on the applicants' research achievements, experience and qualifications. Please send applications to foongshaohui at sutd.edu.sg .

We offer highly competitive salary which is determined based on the applicants' research achievements, experience and qualifications. It is fixed-term and filled initially for 1 year with an option for extension for another year.

About SUTD: (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.sutd.edu.sg&d=DQIFAg&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rStC00sfV_qVWqlcnmGhKrRoTMim5rLso-FTzVW2NfNyo&m=Om37Tarx-a9s4IPCFbl6rGbXqQpR6JEBhbFN9qdrl28&s=EhGzescgT0rzfClIW7viRhhwM9v0Ijz68sTUbVtCfnk&e= )

The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is the 4th University in Singapore, founded in 2009 with MIT.  SUTD aims to become the center and stronghold of global research and breakthroughs through creative technical research and education anchored in design within a multi-disciplinary approach. This focus on design is called Big 'D', where the aim is not just produce graduates well-versed in technical functionality, but a new breed of the brightest technical minds that understands form to design the new innovations of tomorrow. SUTD seeks to inspire all that goes through our doors in the art and science of design to ensure that architectural, systems and engineering inventions of tomorrow are both a technical breakthrough and a resonating lifestyle appeal. The Temasek Laboratories is a center for excellence in defense-related research. It specializes in systems design and integration - such as unmanned systems, information systems, soldier systems and engineering systems.
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