[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] - 1 PhD position in Social Robotics

Joao Sequeira joao.silva.sequeira at tecnico.ulisboa.pt
Fri Sep 8 02:54:51 PDT 2017

[Apologies for any cross-posting]

Expressions of interest in applying for a PhD position in the exciting 
area of Social Robots are welcome
at Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal.

The successful candidate will be developing work focused on, but not 
limited to, the design,

development, and implementation of models for social environments 
suitable for robotics applications

and the control of social robots. The work builds upon research 
developed within the former European

Project Monarch (www.monarch-fp7.eu).

It is expected that candidates  have a solid background in,
     (i) General Robotics,

    (ii) Matlab, C/C++, Python, ROS framework,

and a strong motivation to explore areas such as

     (i) Machine learning techniques and classification, supervised and 
     (ii) Nonlinear dynamic systems and control,
     (iii) Sensor technologies and their usage, namely laser range 
finder, kinect-like (RGB-D) devices, ultrasound, RFID, and autoomaticc 
speech recognition and text-to-speech

Applications  should be sent to Prof. Joao Silva Sequeira 
(joao.silva.sequeira at tecnico.ulisboa.pt).
Applicants are encouraged to provide adequate information on their 
interest on the position and may be asked
for additional information and referees.

The grant includes monthly allowance of 980€ plus  insurance and social 
contributions and tuition fees.

Deadline for applications: 30 October 2017

Contact Joao S. Sequeira for additional information 
(joao.silva.sequeira at tecnico.ulisboa.pt)

Prof. Joao Silva Sequeira
Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
Institute for Systems and Robotics
Ph.: +351 218418057
Email: joao.silva.sequeira at tecnico.ulisboa.pt

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