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Joining SLMC

Current Vacancies

  • No current vacancies

PhD Studentships

  • We have several fully-funded PhD positions if you want to work with us -- especially for UK, UK funding eligible (EU students who spent the last three years in the UK) and EU students (in that order of number of open positions) through the exciting EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Robotics and Automation (RAS). Details of application procedure here. In your application, mention that you would like to work with the SLMC group (Prof. Vijayakumar) and discuss a project proposal with me before-hand.
  • We are also looking for outstanding PhD applicants with matching research interests who are either self funded or have procured funding from research councils. ** Look for scholarship opportunities/information below **
    Outstanding PhD applicants may apply through the regular university channels and specify interest in working with us (SLMC lab: IPAB group). See funding opportunities.

Essential Background

To work in our group, you are expected to have the following background:
  • Strong preparation in continuous mathematics: linear algebra, calculus, optimization in continuous spaces
  • Strong preparation in statistics, machine learning: probability theory, modern statistical regression techniques
  • Strong programming background and experience in MATLAB and C/C++ and/or Java etc.
  • Prior exposure to robotics and adaptive control research with experience in ROS programming highly desirable.

Scholarships/Student Grants

More Information on postgraduate funding opportunities and application procedure can be found here.
Admission is dependent on your previous track record and research potential. Funding is contingent upon our grants situation, your qualification and university level grant availability. So, apply early.

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