[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] PhD Graduate Student Positions for PhD in Robotics at the University of Alberta

Alan Lynch alan.lynch at ualberta.ca
Wed Mar 27 02:12:06 PDT 2019

I am currently seeking talented students interested in performing their PhD
in aerial robotics at the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering at
the University of Alberta, Canada. The expected start date is September
2019 or as soon as possible. The research topics focus on mobile robotics
and on unmanned aerial vehicles in particular. Topics include aerial
manipulation, payload transport, visual servoing, vision-based navigation,
state estimation, visual odometry, visual-inertial odometry, multi-vehicle
system coordination, novel actuation, aerodynamic modelling, and nonlinear
control and observer design.

Desired student profile: The candidate should be motivated to work and have
a strong background and/or interest in modelling, control, robotics,
unmanned aerial systems, mathematics, control theory, physics, C/C++
programming, ROS, embedded systems, field testing, Linux. Successful
candidates should have good communication and project management skills.
Conference and journal publications are desirable. Please note the
requirement for admission to the Dept of ECE at U of Alberta should be met

Application procedure: Please send as soon as possible: (1) a CV, (2)
transcripts of previous university degrees, (3) representative
publications, and (4) the contact information of three individuals who can
serve as references. You will be contacted for an interview if your
application is selected.

Please send your application material by email to Prof. Alan Lynch
alan.lynch at ualberta.ca

Alan Lynch, Professor
Dept. Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, T6G 1H9, Canada

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