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PhD Student - Robot-Human collaboration (FPI 2017 -ColRobTransp-)

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Alberto Sanfeliu Cortés




The Mobile Robotics group at "Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial (IRI), CSIC-UPC" is seeking for a PhD student to work on the project "ColRobTransp”(DPI2016-78957-R) coordinated by Prof. Alberto Sanfeliu.

The candidate will work in developing models for Robot-Human task collaboration in outdoors, where the robot has to cooperate with a human to find the right trajectory avoiding obstacles in a street with temporal obstacles. The candidate will able to develop new task, path and search planning cooperative methods, including perception issues.

A four-year PhD position will be fully covered by an FPI grant under the Spanish Government Call "Ayudas para contratos predoctorales para la formación de doctores 2017".

IMPORTANT: Application must be made at Ministry webpage. However, in order to know you and help you during the application process, please contact with us as soon as possible and no later than 10th October 2017, sending your cv with an expression of interest to: jobs (at)


Qualifications: The candidate is expected to have a master in computer engineering, computer science, or a related field.
Knowledge: Good background in robotics, computer vision and/or artificial intelligence. The applicants should have skills in programming preferably in Matlab, C++ and ROS.
Languages: Fluency in English.
Other: To fulfill the requirements to be enrolled in the Doctoral programme in Automatic Control, Robotics and Computer Vision.


Please, send your documentation before 10/10/2017 to:

Email: jobs (at)
Address: Parc Tecnològic de Barcelona. C/ Llorens i Artigas 4-6, 2a planta. 08028 Barcelona, Spain.
Fax: 93 401 57 50
Note: Please, remember to reference the offer (ID-45) and include the following documentation: Expression of interest, CV