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Empa

PhD student in Soft Aerial Robotics

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Empa - the place where innovation starts
Empa is the research institute for materials science and technology of the ETH Domain and conducts cutting-edge research for the benefit of industry and the well-being of society.

Empa - the place where innovation starts
Empa is the research institute for materials science and technology of the ETH Domain and conducts cutting-edge research for the benefit of industry and the well-being of society.

PhD student in Soft Aerial Robotics


to perform a pioneering research in soft robotic manipulators for aerial robots in the Materials and Technology Center of Robotics (robotics.empa.ch). The Center is based on an institutional partnership between Imperial College London and the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa).

Requirements (mandatory):

  • B.Sc., M.Sc. (or equivalent) in Robotics, Materials Science, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other closely-related discipline
  • Strong background in physics and chemistry of materials
  • Strong interest in robotics
  • Experience in material characterization, including optical and electron microscopy, mechanical properties of materials
  • Knowledge of CAD software (such as SolidWorks or Siemens NX)
  • Experience in design and additive manufacturing of materials
  • Experience and will of work in a multidisciplinary environment, especially in the one linking Materials-Mechanical Engineering/Aeronautics-Computer Science disciplines
  • Ability to lead work independently and work in teams
  • Excellence in English, both written and spoken
  
Requirements (preferred):
  • Experience in aerial robotics
  • Experience in soft actuation and sensing for soft robotics
  • Acquaintance with machine learning
  • Experience in material simulation
  • Experience in finite elements analysis
  • Project management skills
  • Experience in composing academic writing pieces (manuscripts, reviews, etc)
  • Knowledge of the German language
  
The PhD degree (PhD in Aeronautics) will be granted by Imperial College London. Work location will be the Empa campus in Dübendorf, next to Zurich, Switzerland. Strong collaboration and exchanges will be maintained with the Aerial Robotics Lab at the Imperial College South Kensington campus in central London. The London-Zurich link offers an excellent ecosystem for furtherance of the project and for personal development in a variety of areas.

For further information about the position please contact Prof. Mirko Kovac, Head of the Empa Materials and Technology Centre of Robotics and Director of the Aerial Robotics Lab at Imperial College London, m.kovac@imperial.ac.uk or Fabian Wiesemüller, PhD Student at the Materials and  Technology Centre of Robotics, fabian.wiesemueller@empa.ch and visit our websites www.empa.ch/web/s799 and Empa-Video
We look forward to receiving your online application including a letter of motivation, CV, diplomas with transcripts and contact details of two referees by November 30, 2021. The Interviews will take place at Empa in Dübendorf in the beginning of December 2021. Please upload the requested documents through our webpage. Applications via email will not be considered.
Empa, Patricia Nitzsche, Human Resources, Überlandstrasse 129, 8600 Dübendorf, Switzerland.

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PhD student in Soft Aerial Robotics
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Localisation
Ueberlandstrasse 129 Zurich, Suisse
Publié
2021-10-16
Type de poste
PhD
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