Ph.D. positions are available in the ADAMS lab (for Fall 2022 and Spring 2023). A successful student for this position must have a solid background in mathematics, engineering, and computer programming. Prior experience with numerical methods, machine learning and optimization, previous publication experiences, and strong communication skills are a plus.
MS Thesis and MS Project positions are available in the ADAMS lab (for Spring 2022 onwards). A successful student for this position must have a solid background in mathematics, engineering, and computer programming. Knowledge of simulation tools and/or hands-on experience with mechatronics/robotics are a plus.
Undergraduate research (or independent study) positions are available in the ADAMS lab. Students from any department of Engineering or Computer Science are welcome. Computer programming experience (incl. MATLAB) and hands-on experience with mechatronics/robotics are a plus.
If you are interested in any of these positions, please drop me an email at email@example.com.
PhD Research Positions
- B.S. or M.S. in: Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, or Computer Science (or any other closely related discipline).
- Strong mathematical background
- Proficiency in (at least one) programming platform among Python, C and C++
Experience using MATLAB
- Knowledge of any the following software libraries is a plus: Pytorch, TensorFlow, Gurobi, Google OR tools, Robotic Operating System (ROS), OpenCV, OpenMDAO and PETSc.
- Knowledge of any of the following engineering simulation tools is a plus: Simulink, Modelica, Gazebo/V-REP, and ROS.
- Prior research experience/background in any of the following areas is a plus: optimization, uncertainty quantification, machine learning, artificial neural networks, robotic algorithms, robot control, and hands-on experience with robotics hardware.
- Prior scholarly publication experience, e.g., intl. conference/journal articles, is a plus
- Good communication and technical writing skills are a plus.
Masters Thesis Positions
Preferred Qualification: Must be an enrolled MS student in any Engineering/CS department at UB. For further information, please contact me via email, and attach your CV.
Undergraduate Research Positions
Preferred Qualification: Must be an enrolled BS student in any Engineering/CS department at UB.
Project Topics include (not limited to):
- Swarm robotic experiments and gaming
- Unmanned aerial vehicles design and flight testing
- Application of artificial intelligence in robotics