Vacancies

Sharing Economy Systems: We are seeking excellent candidates to work in the following areas as part of a sharing economy project. Currently we have 5 Ph.D. positions and one Postdoc position available in the following areas.

Dimensioning and control of Sharing Economy System

Congestion management and behavioural analytics for Sharing Economy Systems

Human-in-the loop data science and control/prediction and optimization under feedback

Blockchain and DAGS for high frequency sharing economy micropayments

Design of Cyber-Physical Systems

The positions will involve the development of theory at the interface of control theory, statistics, economics, and computer science, as well as the realisation of a number of practical (mobility based) demonstrators. Some of the research will be conducted in collaboration with IBM Research, with potential for significant interaction with other industrial companies.

Applications should be submitted to robert.shorten@ucd.ie, to be received by June 15th. Applicants should submit a CV and the names of 3 referees. All Ph.D. candidates will be expected to fulfil the English language requirements for admission to the Ph.D. programme at University College Dublin.

All positions are funded by Science Foundation Ireland.

Advanced Manufacturing: We have one Ph.D.  position in the area of cyber physical systems for 3D manufacturing applications. The focus of the positions will be in the area of cooperative control involving humans and machines, as well as cognitive computing with a focus of operator-machine optimisation. This is part of the new I-FORM centre.

Automotive: We are also seeking candidates for our mobility work in the context of the Enable-S3 project and for our work with Lero. The project seeks to develop tools to test and evaluate autonomous vehicles. As part of both of these projects we will also explore closed loop design of recommender systems (closed loop identification for big data applications).

Interested candidates should contact: robert.shorten@ucd.ie,