Open Positions

Post-doctoral, Ph.D., and M.Sc. positions are available in the general area of guidance of unmanned vehicles, mainly aerial ones. The scope of the research is broad and possible topics include: 1) Geometrical rules and guidance laws for cooperative pursuit; 2) Integrated guidance and task assignment for swarms; 3) Optimal cooperative path planning for Dubins vehicles. The research will involve both theoretical and algorithmic aspects. Laboratory experiments on available ground and aerial robots may also be performed.

Candidates for these positions should have a B.Sc./BA in engineering (aerospace, mechanical, electrical, or similar), computer science, or applied math. Strong background in optimal control and/or differential games is an advantage.

Application material should include:

  • a cover letter
  • detailed curriculum vitae, including educational background and a list of publications
  • grades transcripts
  • contact information for at least two, preferably three, academic references

The material should be submitted, in pdf, via e-mail, to Prof. Tal Shima, positions are available immediately and applications will be handled as they arrive until the position is filled.

For further inquiries, please contact Prof. Tal Shima at: