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Ph.D. Position in Guidance and Control
University of Louisville

Date Posted Nov. 2, 2022
Title Ph.D. Position in Guidance and Control
University University of Louisville
Louisville, KY, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Robotics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Electrical and/or Electronics

A Ph.D. position is available beginning as early as Spring 2023 in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA.  The research encompasses topics of Guidance and Control with application to unmanned air and space vehicles. The research group that the applicant would work in focuses on autonomous and semi-autonomous control of surface and flight vehicles with focus on nonlinear control systems (e.g., nonlinear plant dynamics, saturated control signals).

Qualifications: The applicant must have a strong background in control systems and/or robotics. Applicants with experience in robust and/or nonlinear control are encouraged to apply. The applicant must be experienced with the Matlab/Simulink programming environment.

Dates: Beginning as early as Spring 2023.

How to apply: Applications should be emailed to Dr. Chris Richards (, as soon as possible. Please include a CV, PDFs of relevant publications, and names and email addresses of at least two references.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Chris Richards
    Mechanical Engineering
    University of Louisville
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    University of Louisville
    Louisville, KY 40292


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