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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!
The successful candidate will join a young, strong and motivated SpaceR research group focused on increasing the autonomy of aerial, planetary and orbital robotics for on-earth applications, space exploration, on-orbit servicing and manufacturing, and space resource utilization.
This innovative research group is lead by Prof. Miguel Olivares-Mendez. The candidate will carry out research under the framework of an industrial EU-EUROSTARS project named Vision Based Navigation system (VBN) for autonomous satellite navigation in space in collaboration with BlackSwan Technologies.
She or he will perform the following tasks :
Research on vison-based autonomous satellite navigation approaches focusing on the following topics : Satellite navigation and control Sensor fusion Trajectory planning Robust localization and state estimation Object detection and tracking
Develop real-time solutions using ROS
Providing support in setting up and running experiments in the ZeroG-Lab facility
Software and hardware integration, verification, and testing using the ZeroG-Lab facility
Participating in research proposal drafting and project deliverables
Collaborate in ongoing international and national projects
Disseminating results through scientific publications and conference presentations
Assisting in the organization of relevant workshops and demos
Assisting in PhD co-supervision
Qualification : The candidate should possess a Ph.D. degree in Engineering, robotics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or affine.
Strong development skills in C++, python and ROS
Experience with sensor fusion, optimization and state estimation
Be familiar with machine learning apporaches for perception and robotics
Hands-on aerial robot setup and maintenance
Commitment, team working and a critical mind
Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English
Experience supervising Master students and theses
Experience with European projects (FP7 / H2020), national projects and industrial projects. Experience with ESA projects will be an asset.
Language Skills : Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required.
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
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