Research Fellow in Autonomous Urban Exploration Robotics

University of Leeds - School of Mechanical Engineering

Are you an enthusiastic and experienced researcher in applied robotic systems? Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge as part of a world class robotics team? Do you want to design and create robotic systems that will change our lives?

As part of the £4.2M project “Balancing the impact of City Infrastructure Engineering on Natural systems using Robots” led by Professor Phil Purnell, you will develop new robot designs and technologies in three areas: "Perch and Repair", "Perceive and Patch" and "Fire and Forget" using world class robot fabrication facilities. You will conduct pioneering work on innovative techniques for creating highly advanced integrated robots including research in miniaturisation, increased complexity, minimal assembly, and 3D system integration.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Professor Robert Richardson, Director of the EPSRC National Facility for Innovative Robotic Systems, School of Mechanical Engineering.

Tel: 0113 343 2156


Location: Leeds - Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Faculty of Engineering

Section: Institute of Design, Robotics and Optimisation

Contract Type: Fixed Term (3 years, available from 1 November 2016)

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