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[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] PostDoc and PhD positions in Wearable and Surgical Robots at the City University of New York

Hao Su
PostDoc and PhD positions in Wearable and Surgical Robots at the City University of New York

The Biomechatronics and Intelligent Robotics Lab (https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__haosu-2Drobotics.github.io&d=DwIFAg&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=nXkPGenH3TVi5F_D1YB_0XeyDP389_hxOFCzLvUmP4M&s=LSvtH1BP9dnbK6lEmcf1hX8c04mOGOFDbG5zLFg6ygY&e=) at the City University of New York, City College is seeking full-time post-doc fellows and PhD students in wearable and surgical robots. The selected candidate will join a multidisciplinary research team and will collaborate closely with physical therapists and surgeons at Cornell University, Harvard University, and several other top medical schools in the United States.

Postdoc Position #1: Mechanical design of wearable robots and surgical robots. Experience in actuator design, cable transmission, series elastic actuators, electric motors, or pneumatics is a plus.

Postdoc Position #2: Developing force and position control algorithms for our wearable robot and soft bi-manual humanoid robot. Experience in impedance control and haptics is a plus. This is a great opportunity to pioneer research in a new generation of wearable and humanoid robot platforms alongside several PIs who have expertise in mechatronics, computer vision, and machine learning.

The successful postdoc candidate will be offered a fixed-term contract (12 months) with a highly competitive salary, commensurable with qualifications and experience. PhD students can be admitted in Fall 2018. PhD students will receive tuition scholarship and stipend support.

** About the lab and City University of New York **
The Biomechatronics lab was established in 2017 and is a 1000 sq ft facility with the latest generation motion capture system, state of the art physiology measurement devices, cameras, IMUs, motor motion control systems, and more. The lab is a vibrant workplace; students can work on a diverse set of projects, conduct hands-on experiments, and publish high-quality papers.

The candidates can work with our Zahn Innovation Center, a startup incubator that has helped create $6M in startup revenue and over 100 internships for students. They can also work with the New York Center for Biomedical Engineering (NYCBE), a consortium of New York City medical research institutions established in 1994 to serve as a focal center for collaborative biomedical engineering research in the New York metropolitan area. Partner institutions include Columbia University, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York University, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Located in Manhattan, CCNY is as diverse, dynamic, and visionary as New York City itself.

** Application **
Applications (assembled as a single PDF file) should contain a CV, a list of publications, and copies of up to three scientific papers. Applications should be emailed to Professor Hao Su (hao.su at ccny.cuny.edu<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__ccny.cuny.edu&d=DwIFAg&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=nXkPGenH3TVi5F_D1YB_0XeyDP389_hxOFCzLvUmP4M&s=PZWPx-1-fEmuEspPkf4jN_YT0XIw5WNnR_cTnfV8xIs&e=>).

Hao Su, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Director, Lab of Biomechatronics and Intelligent Robotics (BIRO)
Department of Mechanical Engineering
City University of New York, City College
Office: Steinman Hall, Room 225
275 Convent Avenue New York, NY 10031
Web: haosu-robotics.github.io<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__haosu-2Drobotics.github.io_&d=DwIFAg&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=nXkPGenH3TVi5F_D1YB_0XeyDP389_hxOFCzLvUmP4M&s=tFXSQY3uKAFTpQaIYaDMh6WxCIYGxjHswz4lHCwVkwM&e=>

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