[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] PhD position on Bioinspired Underwater Soft Robots at the University of Southampton [Dr. F. Giorgio-Serchi]

Francesco Giorgio-Serchi fg.serchi at gmail.com
Fri Oct 21 09:31:27 PDT 2016


A new exciting position on the design and control of soft-bodied unmanned
underwater vehicle is currently available at the University of Southampton.

The PhD project is part of the jointly funded NERC-EPSRC Centre for
Doctoral Training "NEXUSS" (Next Generation Unmanned System Science). This
PhD project, lasting 3 years and 8 months and starting in September 2017,
will be undertaken jointly among the University of Southampton (UoS)
Fluid-Structure-Interaction Research Group, the National Oceanography
Centre Southampton (NOCS) and the Ocean Systems Lab at Heriot-Watt
Unviersity (HWU). The students will be supervised by Dr. G. Weymouth and
Dr. F. Giorgio-Serchi (UoS), Prof. A. Garabato (NOCS) and Prof. D. Lane
(HWU).

For a detailed description of the project, please see the following link:
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__noc.ac.uk_gsnocs_project_design-2Dcontrol-2Dbio-2Dinspired-2Dpulsed-2Djet-2D&d=DQIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=5qZdcVRFQed22Vm7hXNyTx7PaExglCPMHPAuSDHK-tg&s=lZ-wZRz5tcYLRK09h9wxeNfvSB9gbURcxrk8ozJjm5Q&e= 
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For information on the NEXUSS CDT see:
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.southampton.ac.uk_nexuss_index.page&d=DQIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=5qZdcVRFQed22Vm7hXNyTx7PaExglCPMHPAuSDHK-tg&s=kZBelqrQzL8TXRtREvJ_2RmmD67aqPKvcs9cjUwI4TI&e= 
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The funding is available for British citizens or candidates who have been
resident in the UK for at least 3 years prior to project commencement.
Candidates with a strong background in mechatronics, control or mechanical
engineering and with an interest in bioinspired vehicle design and fluid
mechanics are encouraged to apply via the NEXUSS portal or contact Dr.
Giorgio-Serchi (f.giorgio-serchi at soton.ac.uk) for enquiry.


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