[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Postdoc in Hybrid Systems Lab at University of California, Santa Cruz
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A postdoctoral scholar position is available at the Hybrid Systems
Laboratory at the Department of Computer Engineering, University of
California in Santa Cruz, California.
The research focus of this position is the generation of design tools for
estimation, control, and synchronization algorithms. The emphasis of the
research is on distributed systems with hybrid dynamics, in particular, due
to the use of local algorithms that self-reconfigure to cope with limited
computational capabilities or with sporadic availability of information.
Expertise in feedback control (nonlinear, MPC, hybrid), hybrid systems, and
multiagent/networked systems will be key. The results will have
applications to a wide range of hybrid and cyber-physical systems, such as
distributed power systems and unmanned vehicle systems.
Candidates with a Ph.D. in engineering or applied math, with a strong
theoretical background and required expertise are encouraged to apply by
submitting via email to Prof. Ricardo Sanfelice ([hidden email]) the
following: 1) a cover letter, 2) a detailed curriculum vitae, including
educational background and a list of publications, 3) two publications
representing the candidate's research work, and 4) contact information for
at least two academic references.
Review of applications will start on July 1, 2017. Though flexible, the
suggested start date for the position is September 1, 2017 and for a
duration of one year, renewable depending on performance.