[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


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Ph.D. Position in Robotics and Related Areas

Faculty of Engineering

Monash University

Clayton, Melbourne, Australia

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


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   HRI/HCI
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   Robotics Vision
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   Assistive Robotics
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   Social Robotics
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   Augmented Reality
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   Medical/Surgical robotics
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   Agricultural Robotics
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   Construction Robotics
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   Multi-robot systems
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   Connected, self-driving vehicles
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   Real time sensing and hardware acceleration
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   Autonomous unmanned aerial systems
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   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
world.

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
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.monash.edu_graduate-2Dresearch_future-2Dstudents_scholarships&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=tjCFfes0th_7V7UchfgaqfTFG4Skz3tYCrfgHC3ux3E&s=P5yIsGz-WWaDrBQE3OqCr_tQ0ucaZB7c83VeioFAR3Q&e= >
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:


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   Prof. Elizabeth Croft
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   Prof. Dana Kulic
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   Prof. Sunita Chauhan
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   Dr Elahe Abdi
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   Prof. Hai Vu
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   Dr Mehrdad Arashpour
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   Assoc Prof. Lindsay Kleeman
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   Dr Yihai Fang
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   Dr Hoam Chung
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   Dr Chao Chen
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   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:


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   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
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   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
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.monash.edu_engineering_future-2Dstudents_graduate-2Dresearch_how-2Dto-2Dapply&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=tjCFfes0th_7V7UchfgaqfTFG4Skz3tYCrfgHC3ux3E&s=F9SKccJh_XdabYt9Xw-oFkV9XE5O6ZLQp1Qdq7kP05o&e= 


*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

Australia


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