Ph.D. Student Research Position, RSSL

Ph.D. Student Research Position, Robotics and Remote Sensing Laboratory (RRSL)

Robotics snd Remote Sensing Lab

The Robotics and Remote Sensing Laboratory (RRSL), directed by Dr. Ashraf Saleem, Applied Computing, has an available Research Assistant position for a Ph.D. student. The Research Assistant will work on the development of a robotics system for autonomous water sampling and measurement for 3D spatial profiling in oceans and lakes.

  • Area: Autonomous Navigation, Sensors, Deep Learning, Cyber-physical System  
  • Duration: 2 years+
  • Starting Date: Immediately or by September 1, 2022 

Applicants will demonstrate expertise in Robotics and Autonomous Systems, with particular experience and educational background in one or more of the following areas:

  • Sensors and data acquisition
  • Solid programming skills
  • Artificial Intelligence/deep learning for image processing
  • Cyber-physical systems
  • Experience in water research is an advantage

The candidate should have a master’s degree in a relevant discipline, obtained within the last three years, and demonstrate proven robotics and AI research and publications, with professional English writing skills. We prefer to invite talented Ph.D. applicants with particular experience and educational background in Robotics or Mechatronics.

The Ph.D. candidate should demonstrate a strong academic background (GPA of B or better) with  spoken and written English fluency (e.g., above IELTS 7 bands). Solid programming skills are required.

To apply, please submit a brief research statement, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and contact information for 2-3 references (no letters required at this stage) to Dr. Saleem at withthe title heading [Application]. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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