[robotics-worldwide] [Jobs] PhD Positions in Robotics and Related Areas at Monash University, Australia

Wesley Chan wesley.chan at monash.edu
Tue Jul 16 11:19:18 PDT 2019


Ph.D. Position in Robotics and Related Areas

Faculty of Engineering

Monash University

Clayton, Melbourne, Australia


Overview: We are pleased to announce PhD positions in robotics and related
areas at Monash University including:



   Robotics Vision

   Assistive Robotics

   Social Robotics

   Augmented Reality

   Medical/Surgical robotics

   Agricultural Robotics

   Construction Robotics

   Multi-robot systems

   Connected, self-driving vehicles

   Real time sensing and hardware acceleration

   Autonomous unmanned aerial systems

   Deep learning for Robotics

As a PhD student at Monash, you will have the opportunity to work with
world-leading researchers at the university ranked number one* in Australia
for engineering and technology and among the top 100 universities in the

We offer a range of scholarships for Australian and international graduate
research students, including tuition fees, stipends and relocation
allowances. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit. Applications
for our graduate research degrees are accepted all year, but those who wish
to apply for Monash’s scholarships
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should apply by the following dates:

31 March - for international students with admission between July-December

31 May - for domestic students with admission between July-December

31 August - for international students with admission between January-June

31 October - for domestic students with admission between January-June

Successful candidates will be supervised by one of our Engineering Faculty
members including:


   Prof. Elizabeth Croft

   Prof. Dana Kulic

   Prof. Sunita Chauhan

   Dr Elahe Abdi

   Prof. Hai Vu

   Dr Mehrdad Arashpour

   Assoc Prof. Lindsay Kleeman

   Dr Yihai Fang

   Dr Hoam Chung

   Dr Chao Chen

   Prof Tom Drummond

Monash University offers world-class robotics research, testing, and
training equipment and facility, including the Monash Immersive
Visualisation Platform (MIVP)
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.monash.edu_researchinfrastructure_mivp&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=tjCFfes0th_7V7UchfgaqfTFG4Skz3tYCrfgHC3ux3E&s=f3Sjr2KhXQL7PLnT_REVoWQQOt2HDV_u_sUTBjj0m0k&e= >. Monash University is
expanding our investment in robotics and AI through a new centre for
robotics research, new buildings and facilities devoted to technology,
education and entrepreneurship and the recently announced Monash Data
Futures Institute.

Melbourne is one of the most vibrant and multicultural cities in the world.
It has been ranked as the world’s number one most liveable city by the
Economist Intelligence Unit for six consecutive years. As the capital of
Victoria State, Melbourne houses an exciting mix of sport, culture, nature,
culinary, and style.

Entry Requirements:


   A four year bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, which includes a
   significant research component or an Honours year, leading to an honours 1
   or equivalent; or

   A master’s degree in a relevant field that includes a significant
   research component (at least 25% of one full time equivalent year of work),
   including a thesis with a minimum of H1A or equivalent

You will also need to meet minimum English language requirements.

How to Apply: Upon checking their eligibility, prospective students should
find a potential supervisor(s) and submit an “Expression of Interest’ form
to robotics at monash.edu, indicating which supervisor(s) they would like to
work with in the email. Applicants may be required to attend a skype/zoom
interview before receiving an “Invitation to Apply”. After receiving an
“Invitation to Apply”, the prospective student can then lodge an
application for admission and scholarship online. See more information on
how to apply at

*Times Higher Education, World University Ranking, 2018

On behalf of the Faulty of Engineering, Monash University,

Wesley Chan

Research Fellow

Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering

Monash University


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