[robotics-worldwide] [JOBS] Two PhD Positions available at IRIS, TheUniversity of Hong Kong

Ziyan Guo guoziyan025 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 30 23:26:42 PDT 2016

sorry for multiple posting.

Position overview:
Two fully funded PhD positions are opening for application at IRIS,
department of mechanical engineering, HKU. The PhD projects (4-years) will
specifically focus on: 
1)	Mechanical design and experimental verification for image-guided medical
2)	Real-time/intra-operative medical imaging processing.

Skill/Job Requirements
1)	Applicants have to fulfill the requirements for PhD admission in HKU. For
detailed information:
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2)	Background in automation, electrical/electronic engineering, mechanical
engineering, computer science etc. are expected. Demonstrated research
experiences in robotics would be a plus (e.g. good publication record or
equivalent experiences). 
3)	Proficient oral and written English;
4)	Highly motivated, cooperative and passionate on robotics.
5)	Applicants interested in hardware development:
	Proficiency in mechanical design using 3D model softwares (e.g.
Solidworks/ ProE/ CATIA/ UG).
	Capability of operating a wide range of manufacture systems, e.g. 3D
printer, CNC, laser-cutting machine.
	Substantial hardware and experimental experience is strongly preferred.
6)	Applicants interested in software development:
	Proficiency in using general simulation software and programming
languages, e.g. Matlab/ C/ C++/ C#.
	Basic knowledge of control algorithms and data processing
	Experience in practical implementation. 
	Experience in real-time/intra-operative medical image processing or
relative fields are preferable.
       *: Meeting either requirement 4) or 5) is enough.

Working Condition and Treatment

1)	Supported by PGS (Postgraduate Scholarship), around 15000 HKD/month.
2)	Outstanding research environment.
3)	Cutting-edge and challenging research projects for medical applications.
4)	Sufficient funding support.
5)	Corporation opportunities with universities, hospitals and industrial
companies, e.g. Harvard Medical School, Imperial College London, King’s
College London, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital
(HK), Prince of Wales Hospital (HK).

Homepage of Supervisor Dr. Kwok KW

Contact Us
Candidates could send your CV and relevant supporting documents (optional: a
cover letter briefly describing your background and career plans, copies of
up to 3 selected publications) to Dr. Kwok <kwokkw at hku.hk>, with title “[PhD
Application] (Name) from (Department, University/Company)” .
e.g. [PhD Application] Wang Xiaoming from Mechanical Engineering, The
University of Hong Kong

The candidate passing our first round will receive our email in two weeks.
An interview will be arranged as soon as possible. Please note that the
applicants who do not pass will not get further notice.
Dr. Ka-Wai Kwok
B.Eng, MPhil (CUHK), DIC, PhD (Imp Lond) 
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, 
The University of Hong Kong
7-06 Haking Wong Building, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Email: kwokkw at hku.hk
Tel: +852-2859-2636
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