[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] PhD position in Soft Robotics at Queen Mary University of London

Ildar Farkhatdinov ildar.info at gmail.com
Wed Mar 22 08:14:12 PDT 2017

PhD studentship in Soft Robotics at QMUL in London, UK:

Topic: Soft robots physically interacting with the environment: design,
control and applications
Deadline: April 18, 2017

The School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary
University of London has three fully-funded studentships for exceptional
PhD applicants to join our school. Applications will be considered in any
area of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science including soft robotics.

The studentship is funded for 3 years, includes a tax-free bursary
~£16.5K/year and a fee waiver (including non-EU students). Starting date:
September-October 2017.

This studentship is highly competitive, therefore candidates must have a
first-class honours degree or equivalent, and/or a good MSc degree in
Computer Science, Engineering or a related discipline. Experience in
research and a track record of international peer-reviewed publications are
advantageous. Excellent knowledge and skills in robotics, control,
mechatronics and programming are essential.

The PhD project will be co-supervised by Professor Kaspar Althoefer, Dr
Ildar Farkhatdinov and Dr Lorenzo Jamone.

TO APPLY: In the first instance please contact Dr Ildar Farkhatdinov <
i.farkhatdinov at qmul.ac.uk> AND Dr Lorenzo Jamone <l.jamone at qmul.ac.uk> by
e-mail with subject "QMUL PhD application SOFT ROBOTICS: <FULL NAME>") with
your CV/cover letter and transcript (PDFs).

General QMUL PhD entry requirements:

ARQ - Centre for Advanced Robotics at QMUL

QMUL is a leading research oriented UK university (top 10 in UK REF2014,
top 100 in the world).
This studentship is supported by EECS:

Dr Ildar Farkhatdinov, Dr Lorenzo Jamone and Professor Kaspar Althoefer
ARQ - Centre for Advanced Robotics at QMUL
Queen Mary University of London, UK

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