[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] One funded Ph.D. studentship in Machine Learning

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[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] One funded Ph.D. studentship in Machine Learning

Andrea Soltoggio
Dear All,

One funded Ph.D. studentship is available at the Computer Science
Department, Loughborough University, to work on evolutionary and learning
systems for neural control networks.

*Working environment.* The student will be based at the Computer Science
Department and will work under the supervision of Dr. Andrea Soltoggio
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.lboro.ac.uk_departments_compsci_staff_academic-2Dteaching_andrea-2Dsoltoggio_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=4_hy1_SOqlI1TKGurceiMMrBd2sdViM6ndAiOVaJxuM&s=SFT86f7XfDryGga2JEYQEYy5S38GCmhOTAJ7F93wiy8&e=
and in collaboration with other laboratories on campus and international
partners. The research group has access to a number of robotic platforms
such as mobile and flying robots, advanced manufacturing robots,
High-Performance Computing clusters, and GPU computing. The Computer
Science Department and robotics laboratories have ongoing collaborations
with large industries and programs to promote start-ups.

Loughborough University is ranked 7th in the UK in the 2019 League Table
Ranking
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk_loughborough_performance&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=4_hy1_SOqlI1TKGurceiMMrBd2sdViM6ndAiOVaJxuM&s=iTs0EBUBm6fhLximk0eXbRa3Bhl0WdZNZnl4rgR523U&e= ), and
is located in Loughborough, a town well connected to London by a 1h20m
journey by train.

*Requirements.* The ideal candidate holds (or is about to obtain) a
first-class honour undergraduate/postgraduate degree (or equivalent) in
Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Electrical or Electronic
Engineering, or has authored publications in recognised
conferences/journals. Independent working skills are valued as well as the
capability of working in a team. Collegiality and interpersonal skills are
essential.

Excellent English language skills are also essential (see requirements here
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.lboro.ac.uk_international_englang_index.htm&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=4_hy1_SOqlI1TKGurceiMMrBd2sdViM6ndAiOVaJxuM&s=PWwpP5zjPwfKO84TNzPj4mfPjnFz-PgkT18SPsATM24&e=)

Start: as soon as possible.
Studentship: £14,777 per annum plus tuition fees at the UK/EU rate for 3
years, plus budget for personal computers and international travel.

Enquiries and applications. Interested candidates are invited to send
preliminary enquiries to [hidden email] including a CV, a
university transcript of marks, a list of references, and a statement of
about 300 words motivating their interest in this area of research. For the
full application, please follow the link:
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.lboro.ac.uk_study_postgraduate_apply_&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=4_hy1_SOqlI1TKGurceiMMrBd2sdViM6ndAiOVaJxuM&s=o0Gr1R-YDf2d8M-FE09ggkiwtxHSlWri6Ilsk7V1Mck&e=

Best regards,
Andrea Soltoggio



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Dr.  Andrea Soltoggio
Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence

Department of Computer Science,
Centre for Information Management
Haslegrave Building, N.2.03
Loughborough University
LE11 3TU, UK

Phone: +44 (0) 1509 635748
Email: [hidden email]
Twitter: @asoltoggio
Web:
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.lboro.ac.uk_departments_compsci_staff_dr-2Dandrea-2Dsoltoggio.html&d=DwIFaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=4_hy1_SOqlI1TKGurceiMMrBd2sdViM6ndAiOVaJxuM&s=WT-X_oRo5fShPfRmLK9j9vFUkxEHILov1JHzTKr2I3A&e=
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