[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoctoral/PhD positions - Personal Robotics Laboratory, Imperial College London

Demiris, Yiannis y.demiris at imperial.ac.uk
Thu Oct 27 03:24:20 PDT 2016

Dear colleagues,

I have two new research positions open in the Personal Robotics lab at Imperial College London - candidates with excellent mathematical and computational background are encouraged to apply.

A researcher position at the postdoctoral or PhD level is available through a EU Horizon 2020 grant application, PAL (Personal Assistant for Healthy Lifestyle, March 2015 - 2019), where we are looking into machine learning algorithms for advanced user modelling in order to personalise the assistance that a personal robot (and/or a avatar on mobile devices) can provide to children with diabetes. The position is open for 2.5 years.

An additional researcher position at the postdoctoral or PhD level is available through a  MURI (Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative) grant with USA partners at USC, Harvard, UC Berkeley, CSHL, NYU, and UK partners at UCL and U Essex. The grant is on “Closed-Loop Multisensory Brain-Computer Interface for Enhanced Decision Accuracy”, and our role at Imperial is on attentional modelling for enhanced decision support and closed loop BCI for car shared-autonomy scenarios. It is scheduled to start in November 2016, and it is for 3+2 years. 

For all positions, please see details and job/person specifications at:

For information about the research we do at the Personal Robotics Lab, as well as current members and working environment, see 

With best wishes, 
Professor Yiannis Demiris, FIET, FBCS, FRSS
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Rm 1014,
Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus,
Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2BT, UK
Tel: +44-(0)2075946300, Fax: +44-(0)2075946274
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