Interested in joining us?
We are searching for highly motivated persons interested in inter-disciplinary research at the interfaces of robotics, machine learning, arts, biology, computer science, or physics.
Our projects offer the possibility for you to work on an exciting research problem. You will be supported by a multi-disciplinary supervisory team. We are happy to arrange temporary research stays abroad (eg to the USA, Canada, Japan, Switzerland, and EU countries).
The research training you will be offered is geared towards reinforcing your position of professional maturity and independence.
The alumni of the Natural Robotics Lab include students that continued their research careers at the MIT, Harvard University, Imperial College London, Yale University, ETH Zurich, EPFL, as well as in industry (eg Amazon Robotics, Jaguar Land Rover, MathWorks).
Contact Roderich if you are interested in joining the Natural Robotics Lab.
Deadline: 5 February 2021 at 5.00pm
First, apply for admission to the PhD programme from 2021/22 and receive an application number.
Example research projects:
- Information processing in swarms of extremely simple robots
- Multi-robot systems for monitoring forest environments
- Inferring models for collaboration using Turing Learning
- Modular robots: From changing shape to changing function
For up to date information, read our recent journal and conference papers, and e-mail Roderich with your CV to discuss your ideas. You are very welcome to visit us.
Next, apply for the PhD scholarships. This is a single application stream. The deadline is Friday 5 February 2021 at 5.00pm.
We are looking for post-docs interested in applying for fellowships to become part of our team.
There are fantastic research opportunities. You can join a wide range of already running research projects (through PhD student co-supervision).
Fellowships are available, for example, via German DAAD Forschungsstipendien für promovierte Nachwuchswissenschaftler.
MSc studies (2021/2022)
Consider joining our MSc programme in Robotics.
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