Fully Funded PhD Position at KU Leuven University in Belgium, 2017
Scholarship Description: The Faculty of Engineering Sciences of KU Leuven University (Belgium) is announcing PhD Position with a research theme that relates to the emerging practice of robotic architecture, robotic fabrication, and robots in architecture.
The overall aim is to develop new kinds of interfaces that facilitate the iterative design of true-size, physical objects of architectural elements via interactive robotic actuation.
About University: The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, also known as KU Leuven or the University of Leuven, is a Dutch-speaking university in Leuven, Flanders, Belgium. KU Leuven is a research-intensive, international university that performs both basic and applied research. It is highly interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary focused and committed to international excellence. She actively works on this together with its research partners at home and abroad.
Degree Level: Position is available to pursue PhD programme.
Available Subject: Position is available with a research theme that relates to the emerging practice of robotic architecture, robotic fabrication, robots in architecture.
Scholarship Benefits: This is a fully funded position.
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
The position will be suitable for someone with experience on the technical aspects of one or more of the following areas, or demonstrate the ability to acquire sufficient skills in all these areas:
- Human-computer interaction (HCI) (e.g. tangible, embedded and embodied interaction);
- Digital or robotic fabrication;
- Computer science (e.g. computer vision, machine learning, robotics);
- Design science (e.g. architecture, parametric design, 3D modelling).
The student should have sufficient academic achievements to be accepted as a PhD student at the KU Leuven Arenberg Doctoral School of the Faculty of Engineering Sciences.
Eligible Nationalities: International students are eligible to apply for this position.
Application Procedure: The mode of application is online.
Deadline: Application deadline is September 11, 2017.