[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] PostDoc position in Robotics and Automation at University of Pisa

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[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] PostDoc position in Robotics and Automation at University of Pisa

Lorenzo Pollini
Dear colleagues,
please find attached below a call for a Post Doc position in Robotics
and Automation at University of Pisa.
Please feel free to forward the call to everybody who might be interested.

Best Regards,
     Lorenzo Pollini

*Post-Doc position in Robotics and Automation*

Requirements: PhD or equivalent qualification obtained in Italy or abroad

Project: Guidance, Navigation and Control for enhanced unmanned vehicle
safety and security

Duration: 12 Months (start date: April 2018)

Call (Italian and English):

Deadline for application: *March 16^th 2018*

Project Description: The candidate will participate in a project where
safe and secure cooperation between unmanned ground vehicles and
unmanned aerial vehicles will be demonstrated. He/She will be
responsible of development and experimentation of a guidance, navigation
and control system for mixed indoor/outdoor missions where fusion
between GPS, UWB, LIDAR and Vision is sought for safe navigation and
resilience to GPS jamming and spoofing. The system will be demonstrated
in various scenarios including:

-Indoor/outdoor transition

-GPS jamming and spoofing detection and counteraction

-approach and landing on moving platforms (ground and at sea);

-indoor /outdoor environment mapping for navigation and exploration;

-haptic pilot support for situational awareness and obstacle avoidance
for remotely piloted aerial vehicles;

-enemy vehicles tracking, engagement and deception via selective

Candidate required skills : Control Systems and Kalman Filters Design,
Matlab, Simulink, C/C++ programming

Candidate desired skills : Guidance and Navigation, ROS, Computer
Vision, SLAM, Haptics, MPC

Salary: in the call.

Point of contact: Lorenzo Pollini ([hidden email])


     Lorenzo Pollini, Ph.D.
     Associate Professor
     Dip. di Ingegneria dell'Informazione
     Università di Pisa
     Via Diotisalvi 2
     56122 Pisa PI, ITALY
     Tel. +39 050 221 7363
     Fax  +39 050 221 7333
     e-mail: [hidden email]
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