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Research Associate: in Algorithmic Development for Swarm Collective Coverage

University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering

Location: Bristol
Salary: £34,304 to £38,587 Grade I
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 8th September 2021
Closes: 23rd September 2021
Job Ref: ACAD105560

The role

You will join the members of a group engaged with various developments of mathematical and computational modelling of moving and interacting entities with applications to animal ecology, robotics and epidemiology.

What will you be doing?

You will be tasked to develop a two-dimensional computational algorithm for collective path planning to optimise a coverage task in unbounded domains.

You should apply if

You have a PhD in applied mathematics, computer science, physics, or allied discipline, or close to completion of such a PhD, have knowledge and experience with mathematical analytical techniques, and with the C or C++ programming language.

Additional information

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Professor Awais Rashid ( or Dr. Barney Craggs (

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