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Project Officer
Nanyang Technological University

  • Aug. 11, 2017
  • Project Officer
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • Open until filled
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  • Research Scientist/Associate
    Professional Staff
  • Robotics
    Computer Science
    Engineering - Other
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Established in 1981, the SCHOOL OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (EEE) is one of the founding Schools of the Nanyang Technological University. Built on a culture of excellence, the School is renowned for its high academic standards and research. With more than 150 faculty members and an enrolment of more than 4,000, of which about 1,000 are graduate students, it is one of the largest EEE schools in the world and ranks 6th in the field of Electrical & Electronic Engineering in the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subjects.

A project officer is to work on project `Smart Wheelchair System for Airport Passengers with Reduced Mobility (PRM)’ for 6 months. The successful applicant is required to with the current project team in the following areas. Build a topological map of the airport for controlling the wheelchair in the absence of GPS. With the topological map, the wheelchair will estimate its location based on certain benchmarks around it. However, there are unavoidable estimation errors which could be accumulated. Thus research needs to be carried out to develop a suitable estimator for the wheelchair to minimize such errors. In addition, a group of wheel chairs should move cooperatively to follow the given routes smoothly.

Bachelor Degree in the areas of Robotics, Computer Science, Image Processing;
Demonstrated technical knowledge and capabilities (in the form of publication records, especially in top tier international journals pertaining to Robotics, Computer Science, Image Processing. It is expected that research results established through the project are publishable in top journals.

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates please send your CV/resume to:

Prof Changyun Wen
School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Nanyang Technological University
50 Nanyang Avenue
Singapore 639798

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Electronic submission of application is highly encouraged.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for interview.

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    Nanyang Technological University


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