[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] A funded Master/PHD position on Marine Robotics at the University of Rhode Island

mingxi_zhou_uri mingxi.nic.zhou at gmail.com
Tue Mar 5 11:21:53 PST 2019


*Summary*
We have a funded PhD opening at the University of Rhode Island (www.uri.edu)
to work on Autonomy development for unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) and
unmanned surface vehicles (USV).

In the Smart Ocean System (SOS) laboratory ( https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__soslab.wordpress.com&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=yCx-3d_DaoXnEUW96dHAJpO4uaXpX-CB0YiHB4cdh8w&s=K3hkqz2pc0dDSL_Lgtwc0cVZRYER1iUaEDYnvJ3bNg0&e=
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__soslab.wordpress.com&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=yCx-3d_DaoXnEUW96dHAJpO4uaXpX-CB0YiHB4cdh8w&s=K3hkqz2pc0dDSL_Lgtwc0cVZRYER1iUaEDYnvJ3bNg0&e=>  ), we develop smart and intelligent ocean
systems to support ocean researches. Currently, we are seeking a graduate
student to work on following projects,
	•	Terrain-aided navigation and bathymetric SLAM for unmanned underwater
vehicles
	•	Collaborative navigation and seafloor mapping with multiple heterogeneous
marine robots
	•	Information-driven adaptive path-planning for unmanned marine robots.

*Expected skills
*
Relevant programming experience with Python, C++ and MATLAB.

Previous experience in robotics, hardware or software.

*How to Apply
*
For all interests, please contact

Dr. Mingxi Zhou

mzhou at uri.edu

Tel. 1-401-874-6633

In the email, please identify your interested projects, and attach a CV and
a transcript for undergraduate studies (master's degree).
*(Although the official deadline for the Fall 2019 is passed, we still
accept applications to start in September 2019.)*



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