[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] PhD Opportunities on ML and Robotics at Queen’s University of Belfast

Vien Ngo vien.ngo at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 10:45:20 PDT 2018


[apologises for cross-posting]


Dear all,


The Centre for Intelligent Autonomous Manufacturing Systems (*i*-AMS
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.qub.ac.uk_sites_iams_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=SHxl4unx-21Rveob4-7npoavBiCrWFTufRg3sxQqP7c&s=jKTDN5WWi98MPDZdAWHkVx6_V4LxFS9fD-1H60lOTCY&e=>) at Queen’s University Belfast is
currently seeking applications from suitably qualified *international
engineering and computer science graduates* to undertake a PhD within the
Centre in one of the following areas:



   -

   Motion Planning and Representation Learning under Uncertainty for Motor
   Primitives and Robotics (link
   <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.qub.ac.uk_home_Study_PostgraduateStudy_FundingandScholarships_Doctoral-2DTraining-2DCentres_spark_MotionPlanningandRepresentationLearningunderUncertaintyforMotorPrimitivesandRobotics_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=SHxl4unx-21Rveob4-7npoavBiCrWFTufRg3sxQqP7c&s=8EN5zEsDIGpmOZsQGKYgoy4flpArpZSCXmqTHb5Nwt4&e=>
   )
   -

   Human-robot motor coordination: robots inferring human intention (link
   <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.qub.ac.uk_home_Study_PostgraduateStudy_FundingandScholarships_Doctoral-2DTraining-2DCentres_spark_Human-2Drobotmotorcoordinationrobotsinferringhumanintention_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=SHxl4unx-21Rveob4-7npoavBiCrWFTufRg3sxQqP7c&s=Be5VgC5H0BI-ptiglBeXTHwDSCsFw98YT5A8jnQ2PNM&e=>
   )
   -

   Development of an Intelligent, Robotic Manufacturing Cell for Rotational
   Moulding (link
   <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.qub.ac.uk_home_Study_PostgraduateStudy_FundingandScholarships_Doctoral-2DTraining-2DCentres_spark_DevelopmentofanIntelligentRoboticManufacturingCellforRotationalMoulding_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=SHxl4unx-21Rveob4-7npoavBiCrWFTufRg3sxQqP7c&s=FVtHRBmihzgstFH1x5lv3_mbOaIaDT_PacN4jhE9qqE&e=>
   )
   -

   Semi-supervised learning for soft sensors in advanced manufacturing (link
   <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.qub.ac.uk_Study_PostgraduateStudy_FundingandScholarships_Doctoral-2DTraining-2DCentres_spark_Semi-2Dsupervisedlearningforsoftsensorsinadvancedmanufacturing_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=SHxl4unx-21Rveob4-7npoavBiCrWFTufRg3sxQqP7c&s=zipKx5IurmYBUezGkfZ0LSlFzpZHRrUROMNmE8kOfYY&e=>
   )


*Funding:* Funding is available via a competitive process under *SpaRK*
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.qub.ac.uk_Study_PostgraduateStudy_FundingandScholarships_Doctoral-2DTraining-2DCentres_spark_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=SHxl4unx-21Rveob4-7npoavBiCrWFTufRg3sxQqP7c&s=2IoLWPwqAY0n_A9grv7WObbF9bj91rmA0d_15VEfjqg&e=>,
a Horizon2020 funded Marie Skłodowska-Curie doctoral training programme
that supports interdisciplinary PhD students at Queen’s University Belfast.
The SPaRK Programme offers a generous remuneration package based on a basic
per annum salary of £21,917.17 with pension or £25,576.45 without pension,
and no tuition fee for a 3-year study program.

*Eligibility Criteria:* The programme is open to international applicants
who: (1) have not resided or carried out their main activity (work,
studies, etc.) in the UK for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately
prior to the call deadline (11th April 2018); (2) are in the first four
years of their research careers; and (3) have not been awarded a doctoral
degree.

For further details on each of the research projects, eligibility criteria,
and the application process please refer to the SpaRK programme website at


https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.qub.ac.uk_Study_PostgraduateStudy_FundingandScho&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=SHxl4unx-21Rveob4-7npoavBiCrWFTufRg3sxQqP7c&s=vY_7AyHqnscnjnTDSfqnFqE99-y1ixEvB2Hy_PIJ3cQ&e=
larships/Doctoral-

Training-Centres/spark/


*The closing date for applications is 16.00 UTC on 11th April 2018.*


We strongly advise potential applicants to carefully read the application
guidelines
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.qub.ac.uk_home_Study_PostgraduateStudy_FundingandScholarships_Doctoral-2DTraining-2DCentres_spark_ApplicationGuidelines_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=SHxl4unx-21Rveob4-7npoavBiCrWFTufRg3sxQqP7c&s=vLZlYfH_VTeZN5XNS4z8ByjtBBWQdooKSMdhjLSeHJ4&e=>
for the requirements of a successful application.


Further information about *i*-AMS can be found at https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.qub.ac.uk_iams_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=SHxl4unx-21Rveob4-7npoavBiCrWFTufRg3sxQqP7c&s=eYFyMqZDtcIwsxNQUkFr0PR4oU6KCDwovt6AZXZBCXM&e=



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Dr. Vien Ngo
Lecturer (Assistant Professor)
EEECS / ECIT, Queen's University Belfast
Queen’s Road, BT3 9DT, UK
Phone: (+44) 28 9097 1824 <+44%2028%209097%201824>
Email: v.ngo at qub.ac.uk
Homepage: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__vienngo.github.io_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=SHxl4unx-21Rveob4-7npoavBiCrWFTufRg3sxQqP7c&s=5ly9ElDr-BopnAaGIvP67YrEp3EQX1YwwBhOA07k8C8&e=


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