Kaveh Akbari Hamed, Ph.D.
Department of Mechanical Engineering
We are looking for motivated, talented graduate students from all over the world, who wish to undertake Ph.D. research at the cutting edge of control theory and robotics. The desired candidates hold an MS or BS degree in Engineering (preferably ECE, ME, AE), (Applied) Mathematics, Computer science, or related fields. The candidates for these positions should have a strong background in mathematics, programming, and hardware together with hands-on experience. In particular, we are interested in the following skills:
Strong mathematical background on control theory and robotics;
Strong programming skills: C/C++, MATLAB/Simulink, Python, ROS, and Microcontrollers; and
Implementing feedback control in hardware (sophisticated legged machines in the lab).
If interested in this position, please e-mail Dr. Akbari Hamed with a 1) cover letter and 2) resume/CV as PDF attachments. Incomplete applications will not be considered.