The Intelligent Autonomous Systems Lab (http://ualr.edu/cxye/laboratory.htm) of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has one Ph.D. student openings for Spring/Fall 2014. The successful candidates will develop computer vision methods based on a 3D Flash LIDAR for a co-robotic navigation aid for the visually impaired. The research topic is 6-DOF Simultaneous Localization and Mapping. The research assistantship carries a monthly stipend of $1500 (annual stipend $18,000).|
The project is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In 2013, The NIH funded three projects nationwide through the National Robotics Initiative Program. More information about this project may be found here:
http://www.popsci.com/blog-netwo ... ther-co-robots-come
General guideline of admission to graduate study is referred to http://ualr.edu/enss/. The lab currently hosts research projects funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and NASA.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a dynamic metropolitan university locating at the state’s capital city, Little Rock (http://www.littlerock.com). Applicants should hold a degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or related fields. To apply, contact Dr. Cang Ye (firstname.lastname@example.org) with detailed CV and copies of transcript(s), TOEFL and GRE.