NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Fellow, Mechanical Engineering

Location
Singapore
Posted
15 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
15 Feb 2021
Ref
3492944
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The main role is in the research and development of navigation and path planning strategies for ship hull and similar inspection with a hover capable Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. The role will entail the following job scope: 

  • Research and implement perception and fusion algorithms utilising camera and sonar. 
  • Research and implement localisation algorithms fusing multiple navigation and sensor sources with SLAM or similar techniques. 
  • Implement navigation and path planning algorithms for ship hull navigation. 
  • Integration of robotics stack with the software architecture. 
  • Test and debug of robotics algorithms in software in the loop simulation. 

Qualifications

  • PhD/Msc in Computer Engineering or Computer Science. 
  • Research or industry experience writing code for complex robotic systems. 
  • Experience with Robot Operating System framework. 
  • Experience with perception and fusion algorithms and libraries including Open-CV, Point-cloud library, Tracking filters, Computer vision techniques. 
  • Experience with AI, deep learning and machine learning algorithms such as YOLO and Faster RCNN. 
  • Experience with SLAM for localisation methods. 
  • Experience with path planning algorithms such as A*STAR. 
  • Proficient in Python and C++. 
  • Proficient in Linux. 

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Engineering
Department : Mechanical Engineering

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