[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoctoral Research Associate - Multi-agent Sensor Fusion and Autonomous Systems Control@ TAMU- Corpus Christi

pablorangelg pablo.rangel at tamucc.edu
Tue Mar 5 08:56:14 PST 2019

Job Title:
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

S&E-School Of Engineering & Computing Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary:

Job Location:
Corpus Christi, Texas

Job Type:

Job Description:
The Postdoctoral Research Associate will be responsible for developing novel
multi-agent sensor fusion based collision avoidance control strategies for
autonomous systems operating in coordinated flight corridors. Theoretical
and applied research aspects will be addressed. This position will conduct
research, supervise laboratory operations, generate publications, assist
with grant proposals and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
The successful candidate will work as part of a team of faculty, postdocs,
undergraduate, and graduate students and must have the demonstrated ability
to work to deadlines.

Develop multi-agent sensor fusion based collision avoidance control
strategies for autonomous systems operating in coordinated flight corridors.
Implement results in real-time unmanned systems.
Write research articles.
Assist PI with grant proposal writing.
Supervise students.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering, or
related field.
Publications in the domain of control systems (intelligent, adaptive,
optimal control), cyber-physical systems, sensor fusion, Sense-And-Avoid and
Proficient in MATLAB, Simulink, C, C++, LabView, Software Defined Radios and
Familiar with ROS, FAA UAV rules and regulations, transponders, radio
communications, transducers, Inertial Measure Unit sensors, ranging and
proximity detection sensors (Lidar, Ultrasonic, ToF).

Preferred Qualifications:
Specializes in one or more areas of control systems including, but not
limited to: intelligent control, adaptive control, and optimal control. 

Experience with multi-agent systems and real-time embedded systems is a

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal
history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s
verification of credentials and/or other information required by the
institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed
to diversity.

To apply, please use the online application form at:


Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral
Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation,
renowned faculty and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The University
has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and
community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. With
palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a
scenic hike-and-bike trail and a university beach, Texas A&M
University-Corpus Christi is the only university in the nation located on
its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast.

Texas A&M Corpus Christi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

Pablo Rangel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of  Engineering
Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Email: pablo.rangel at tamucc.edu
Office: (361)  825-3712

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