Human-Robot Interaction and Communication

Research assistant

Research focus: Automation and Robotics, Production and Logistics, Service Robotics and Mobile Manipulation
Courses of study: Informatics, Mathematics, Mechatronics, Business Informatics

Job Description

Robotic systems are complex and usually do not provide intuitive interfaces and enough information about their internal state to the users around them. Developing new ways of communication between robot and human, enable a more efficient and safe interaction, in order to make them share the same workspace in a natural way as humans do. Technologies such as Virtual and Augmented reality, as well as communication channels like speech can be used to enhance the human-robot interaction, defining new possibilities for robotics applications.

Your Responsibilities

We are working to make a more efficient and intuitive way to interact and communicate with robots, with the help of Virtual and Augmented Reality technologies. Your task is to provide support in researching new interaction methods, as well as testing and developing the needed components.

Our Offer

  • Hardware and robotic systems
  • Pleasant working atmosphere in the immediate vicinity of Campus South
  • Student-friendly and flexible working hours
  • An exciting, interdisciplinary working environment
  • Opportunities to participate in research projects and publications

Your Profile

  • Good C++ programming skills.
  • Previous knowledge in the field of robotics.
  • Independent thinking and working                                                                                            
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Motivation and commitment

Application

  • Informal application by email
  • Description of previous programming experience

Job Description

  • Start: from now on
  • Contract: flexible, till 40 hours per month