[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] PostDoc position in Robotics and Automation at University of Pisa

Lorenzo Pollini lpollini at dsea.unipi.it
Mon Mar 5 08:06:00 PST 2018

Dear colleagues,
please find attached below a call for a Post Doc position in Robotics 
and Automation at University of Pisa.
Please feel free to forward the call to everybody who might be interested.

Best Regards,
     Lorenzo Pollini

*Post-Doc position in Robotics and Automation*

Requirements: PhD or equivalent qualification obtained in Italy or abroad

Project: Guidance, Navigation and Control for enhanced unmanned vehicle 
safety and security

Duration: 12 Months (start date: April 2018)

Call (Italian and English): 

Deadline for application: *March 16^th 2018*

Project Description: The candidate will participate in a project where 
safe and secure cooperation between unmanned ground vehicles and 
unmanned aerial vehicles will be demonstrated. He/She will be 
responsible of development and experimentation of a guidance, navigation 
and control system for mixed indoor/outdoor missions where fusion 
between GPS, UWB, LIDAR and Vision is sought for safe navigation and 
resilience to GPS jamming and spoofing. The system will be demonstrated 
in various scenarios including:

-Indoor/outdoor transition

-GPS jamming and spoofing detection and counteraction

-approach and landing on moving platforms (ground and at sea);

-indoor /outdoor environment mapping for navigation and exploration;

-haptic pilot support for situational awareness and obstacle avoidance 
for remotely piloted aerial vehicles;

-enemy vehicles tracking, engagement and deception via selective 

Candidate required skills : Control Systems and Kalman Filters Design, 
Matlab, Simulink, C/C++ programming

Candidate desired skills : Guidance and Navigation, ROS, Computer 
Vision, SLAM, Haptics, MPC

Salary: in the call.

Point of contact: Lorenzo Pollini (lorenzo.pollini at unipi.it)


     Lorenzo Pollini, Ph.D.
     Associate Professor
     Dip. di Ingegneria dell'Informazione
     Università di Pisa
     Via Diotisalvi 2
     56122 Pisa PI, ITALY
     Tel. +39 050 221 7363
     Fax  +39 050 221 7333
     e-mail: lorenzo.pollini at unipi.it
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