[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Funded PhD Position in Robotics and Machine Learning at King's College London

Howard, Matthew matthew.j.howard at kcl.ac.uk
Mon Mar 9 09:41:42 PDT 2020

Funded PhD Position in Robotics and Machine Learning 
Centre for Robotics Research, Department of Engineering, King's College London

Applications are invited for an AHDB Horticulture PhD Scholarship in the Department of Informatics at King's College London. 

The successful candidate will undertake research into soft robotics and machine learning techniques for imitation learning/programming by demonstration for robotic systems applied to horticulture. The project will involve working closely with UK horticultural businesses, including attendance to AHDB Horticulture events and visits to grower sites.

She/he will hold a relevant degree (Computer Science, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or similar) and have good programming skills and a strong mathematical background. Experience in robotics and/or statistical machine learning is a plus. Candidates are encouraged to highlight relevant industrial experience in their application.

This is an industry-funded PhD studentship commencing from September 2020 (or as soon as possible thereafter). The funding will broadly follow UKRI rates, and cover fees and living costs for UK/EU students.

Nationality: UK/EU/International
Deadline:    13th April 2020, 5pm BST

Full details on the position and the application procedure can be found here (PDF): https://urldefense.com/v3/__http://www.nms.kcl.ac.uk/matthew.j.howard/advert.pdf__;!!LIr3w8kk_Xxm!5O7cKpUv3oXbMQcHMScuGRhiteHJyeaFWrhu1Rqxypmxz2gO9VZB74KVQwMms1nTBcma0H1xNC6oPA$  

Further details on AHDB Horticulture Studentships:

For all informal queries contact: Dr Matthew Howard (matthew.j.howard at kcl.ac.uk)

Robot Learning Lab, Centre for Robotics Research, Department of Engineering, King's College London
Strand, London, WC2R 2LS, UK
+44 (0) 20 7848 7578

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