Research Associates (Postdoc) in Optimization and AI for Robotic Motion Planning and Control
University of Luxembourg
Luxembourg, Luxembourg  
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SnT is a leading international research and innovation centre in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services.

We play an instrumental role in Luxembourg by fueling innovation through research partnerships with industry, boosting R&D investments leading to economic growth, and attracting highly qualified talent.

The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) invites applications from PhD holders in the general area of perception and control engineering for autonomous UAVs within its Automation & Robotics Research Group (ARG).

SnT is carrying out interdisciplinary research in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services, often in collaboration with industrial, governmental or international partners.

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The SnT Automation & Robotics Research Group is a strong and motivated research team led by Prof. Holger Voos. The group focuses on perception and control for autonomous vehicles and robots, including unmanned aerial vehicles, service robots in Industry 4.

0, automated and autonomous cars or satellites and spacecraft, see also http : / / wwwen.uni.lu / snt / research / automation robotics research group

We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place!

Your Role

The successful candidate will contribute to research in motion planning and control for mobile robots and robotic manipulators combining optimization-based approaches with methods from artificial intelligence or machine learning.

The results will be applied in different research projects in the area of Industry 4.0, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and spacecraft control, also in collaboration with industrial partners.

In general, the candidate is expected to perform the following tasks :

  • Conducting research on robotic motion planning and control focusing on the following topics :
  • Real-time embedded optimization, model predictive control Combining optimization with AI or machine learning trajectory planning and tracking for robotic manipulators and mobile robots motion and flight control for mobile robots, UAVs and satellites
  • Coordinating research projects and preparing project deliverables
  • Disseminating results through scientific publications and conferences
  • Preparing new research proposals to support the acquisition of industrial, national and European projects
  • Providing assistance in the supervision of PhD students
  • Your Profile

  • A PhD degree in Control or Robotics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or a closely related field
  • At least 2 published journal papers in top 10% international journals of the field, and / or a strong experimentation background and experience of working in industries or university laboratories
  • Sound publication track-record on one or some of the aforementioned research areas
  • Strong development skills in C++, python and ROS, MATLAB / Simulink
  • Highly committed, excellent team-worker, and strong critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Experience in management of research projects is a plus
  • Here’s what awaits you at SnT

  • Exciting infrastructures and unique labs. At SnT’s two campuses, our researchers can take a walk on the moon at the LunaLab, build a nanosatellite, or help make autonomous vehicles even better
  • The right place for IMPACT. SnT researchers engage in demand-driven projects. Through our
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