[Comp-neuro] Postdoctoral and PhD positions, Personal Robotics lab, Imperial College London

Demiris, Yiannis y.demiris at imperial.ac.uk
Thu Jan 8 23:20:25 CET 2015

Dear colleagues,

two research positions (either at the postdoctoral or the PhD level) in machine learning for user-modelling and human-robot Interaction are available at the Personal Robotics Laboratory of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Imperial College London. Successful applicants will work under the supervision of Dr Yiannis Demiris (www.demiris.info) in the context of the new EU H2020 project PAL (Personal Assistants for healthy Lifestyle, 2015-2019), which aims to develop personalised robotic systems and avatars to assist diabetic (T1DM) children and their caregivers. The PAL positions are available from 1st of March 2015 until the end of the project at the end of Feb 2019 subject to renewal.

Additional PhD positions through the A*STAR-Imperial partnership programme (project “Robot Learning by Demonstration for Heterogeneous Bimanual Collaboration Tasks”), the Chinese Scholarship Council programme, and the Imperial PhD scholarship scheme, among others, are also available.

For all positions, applicants should have an excellent background in mathematics, machine learning and software engineering, and should be committed to applying their research to real systems interacting with people in challenging environments.

The positions offer an excellent working environment in one of the world's top research universities, in one of the most exciting cities in the world. The Department of Electrical and Electrical Engineering at Imperial was ranked as the top EE department in the UK in the recent REF 2014, while its Personal Robotics Laboratory offers an energetic, friendly intellectual environment with state of the art facilities http://www.imperial.ac.uk/PersonalRobotics

For further information and links to application material:

With best wishes,
Dr Yiannis Demiris, FIET, FBCS, FRSS
Reader (Associate Professor) in Personal Robotics,
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Rm 1014,
Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus,
Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2BT, UK
Tel: +44-(0)2075946300, FaxL +44-(0)2075946274
Personal webpage: http://www.iis.ee.ic.ac.uk/yiannis
Laboratory webpage: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/PersonalRobotics
Visiting Scholar, Harvard University
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS),
Maxwell Dworkin Building MD-336,  33 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

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