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Ph.D. Position in Robotics/Control at UNC Charlotte
University of North Carolina at Charlotte


Date Posted Dec. 29, 2020
Title Ph.D. Position in Robotics/Control at UNC Charlotte
University University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, NC, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science
Application Deadline Mar. 1, 2021
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2021
 
 
  • Graduate Student
  • Robotics
    Ocean Engineering
    Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering
    Mechatronics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering Mechanics
    Computer Science
    Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautics
    Engineering - Other
 
 

A Ph.D. position is available starting Fall 2021 in the Autonomous Robots and Systems Lab (https://coefs.uncc.edu/awolek/) in the Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science Department at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. We are seeking a highly motivated student to join Dr. Artur Wolek’s research group to work in the area of collaborative sensing with heterogeneous mobile robots. This opportunity will provide exposure and training in several areas relevant to robotics, including: vehicle dynamics, estimation, control, network science, optimization, and planning. The student will also gain practical experience developing and deploying autonomous aerial or marine robots in outdoor environments. Dr. Artur Wolek is an enthusiastic Assistant Professor who aims to provide his graduate students with an exciting and rewarding research experience.

The MEES Department at UNC Charlotte
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina’s urban research university (https://www.uncc.edu/), the third largest and fastest growing of 17 institutions in the UNC system. The 1,000 acre campus serves a student body of over 30,000 students. Charlotte is a dynamic, diverse metropolitan area of 2.6 million with a strong economic base that supports excellent cultural and recreational amenities, outstanding health facilities, and a major international airport. The Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science (MEES) Department is the largest Department within the William States Lee College of Engineering and is staffed by 42 full-time faculty and 10 staff members who serve over 900 undergraduates and 120 graduate students.

Qualifications
All highly-motivated applicants who will possess a BS or MS degree in engineering (mechanical, electrical, computer, aerospace), robotics, computer science, or a related field by August 2021 will be considered. Prior experience working with robotic hardware and a strong mathematical background in one or more areas relevant to robotics and control is desired. Applicants must meet admissions requirements set forth by the UNC Charlotte Graduate School and the William States Lee College of Engineering.

To Apply
To apply to the UNCC Graduate Program visit https://mygradschool.uncc.edu/. Please mention your interest in working with Dr. Wolek in your application cover letter and reach out to Dr. Wolek directly by emailing your CV to awolek@uncc.edu. Completed applications must be received by the UNCC Graduate School by March 1, 2020 to meet the priority applicant deadline.


  • As an EOE/AA and an NSF ADVANCE Institution, UNC Charlotte strives to create an academic climate that respects the dignity of all individuals. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups and seek applicants who can contribute to our University’s Diversity Plan.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Dr. Artur Wolek
    Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte
    Charlotte, NC
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  • awolek@uncc.edu

 

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