[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Drones and V-SLAM: A Research Associate position is available at NTU (Singapore)

Domenico (mimmo) CAMPOLO d.campolo at ntu.edu.sg
Wed Apr 18 17:35:34 PDT 2018

Motion planning of unmanned aerial vehicles with visual-aided simultaneous
localization and mapping (V-SLAM): This project aims to realize motion
planning of unmanned aerial vehicles in priori unknown environments by
vision-based sensing. In this project, V-SLAM algorithms will be developed,
and tested during fast flights with a multi-rotor equipped with a camera,
lidar, and inertial sensors. V-SLAM will provide an instantaneous local map
of surroundings in which local motion planning of multi-rotor will be
-	M.S. in Robotics or closely related areas
-	Background in computer vision, simultaneous localization and mapping
-	Background in Python, C/C++ programming
-	Excellent English skills (writing and speaking)
[Additional Desired Features]
-	Background in ROS-Gazebo
-	Experience with real world robots, sensors
-	Basic knowledge/experience in motion planning research
-	Basic knowledge/experience in unmanned aerial vehicle research 
-	Publication in relevant conferences (e.g., ICRA, IROS, RSS, CVPR) or
journals (e.g., IJRR, TRO, AR)
-	Available for overseas travel for collaboration
-	1-year contract (with a possible extension) with a competitive salary
-	Research opportunity in one of the world’s leading technical universities
(#4 in Engineering and Technology, QS World University Rankings 2018)
-	Exciting research environment in Flight Mechanics and Control Lab – NTU
-	Possibility to visit collaborators in Aarhus University, Denmark and UNR,
[How To Apply]
Application should consist of:
-	CV with a full publication list
-	Contact details of three referees 

These documents should be compiled as a single pdf file, named as
"<Name>_<Surname>.pdf", and should be sent to
ntu.fmc.job.applications at gmail.com

[For More Info] (This project will be conducted in a collaboration with
Aarhus University, Denmark and UNR, USA)
Assoc. Prof. Erdal Kayacan                                                                                    
Aarhus University, Denmark                                                          
Assoc. Prof. Domenico Campolo
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Domenico Campolo (Assoc. Prof)
  Robotics Research Centre
  School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 
  Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.
  Email:  d.campolo at ntu.edu.sg 
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