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TUM - Laboratory for Product Development and Lightweight Design

PhD Position Control of Human-Centered Lightweight Robots

Gesuchter Beruf:PhD Position - Control of Human-Centered Lightweight Robots
Beschreibung:We are offering a full-time position in our lab in Garching / Munich as
PhD Position - Control of Human-Centered Lightweight Robots

About us
The Laboratory for Product Development and Lightweight Design focuses on the design and optimization of complex systems. We develop methods, tools and specific solutions to technical problems with optimal functionality, weight and cost.
We are currently looking for a Ph.D. candidate to develop new technical solutions to contribute to the robotics team within our laboratory. The can-didate will be possibly placed within one or more different projects currently underway at the lab. These include projects in prosthesis, humanoid ro-botics, and exoskeletons. This is achieved by applying product develop-ment methods, innovation techniques, numerical optimization, and proto-typing. In addition, the candidate will have to help in fostering relationship within the robotics community in academia and industry and help write new project proposals to continuously keep the laboratories expertise in step with innovation-oriented applications within the industry.

• Lead student innovation projects within the Laboratory’s Robotics team
• Develop new solutions to problems in humanoid robot mechanics & mechatronics
• Support lectures and lab exercises of the lab
• Raise funding from industry or public sources
• Master’s degree in mechanical/mechatronics engineering or similar
• Fluency in one or more of the following programming languages: ROS, C++, Python, Labview and Matlab (including Simulink).
• Solid knowledge of fundamentals of engineering mechanics and control
• Experienced in interdisciplinary design projects (please describe past projects)
• Output-oriented, self-motivated & reliable work style
• Fluent in German or strong commitment to learning German

We offer
• Room for new ideas and a stimulating environment to realize them
• International collaborations with medical bioengineering, prosthetics, neuroscience, human-robot-collaboration and artificial intelligence
• Possibility to graduate with a PhD degree
• Full position as research/teaching assistant with salary according to E13

All applications received by August 10, 2020, will be considered. Please send your applica-tion (reference code RobControl) by email to: Technische Universität München, Lehrstuhl für Produktentwicklung und Leichtbau
Disabled persons with equal qualification will be given preference. The TUM promotes equal-ity between women and men.
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