Program Start Date: 1st September 2019
The Educational Robotics Center at National Taiwan Normal University has openings for three Ph.D. students in the areas of intelligent robotics, such as
1.) Programming by Demonstration
2.) Explainable AI for self-driving cars
3.) Humanoid robot athletes
The positions are funded through full scholarships from National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) and the Taiwanese Ministry for Science and Technology (MOST).
The scholarship includes a stipend of $40,000 NTD per month.
Potential candidates must have a strong academic background including successful completion of a thesis-based M.Sc. or similar degree at an accredited university.
Candidates must have demonstrated academic aptitude through previous publications including academic papers, thesis, or project reports.
Previous experience in large projects or participation at the Federation of International Robot Sports Association (FIRA) or RoboCup robot competitions is a plus.
All candidates must possess strong practical skills in the areas of general programming, especially using ROS.
The Educational Robotics Center (ERC) at NTNU is guided by Prof. Jacky Baltes. The research group focuses on the development of robot athletes for various sports. Prof. Baltes’ team is an experienced team and has successfully competed at various robot competitions.
The ERC is an international research lab, which currently includes about 20 researchers from Brazil, Canada, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Courses and research are conducted in English. The ERC maintains collaborations with many other research labs world-wide.
For further information, please contact Prof. Jacky Baltes <firstname.lastname@example.org>