Two Ph.D. positions are available in the Resilience, Autonomous, Networked Control System (RANCS) Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Tennessee Technological University. Students will participate in hands-on projects related to a funded NSF project. The student is expected to conduct research on one or more of the following areas related
- Security of Networked Control Systems.
- Testing Safety and Security of Connected and Autonomous Vehicle systems.
- Mathematical modeling and control of Connected and Autonomous Vehicle systems.
Expected Start Date: Fall 2021 or earlier
- Strong background in modeling, controls, and applied mathematics.
- Prior knowledge and experience with CarMaker software.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with major/specialization in mechanical, electrical, and controls.
- A Master’s degree is required.
- Strong MATLAB and/or Python programming experience and familiarity with ROS.
Application Process: Interested candidates should email Dr. Arman Sarglzaei at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Ph.D. Position – RANCS”, and include the following:
- Detailed curriculum vitae.
- Academic transcripts (unofficial transcript is acceptable).
- Copy of prior publications (if any).
- List of courses taken in controls, security, modeling, and applied mathematics.
For details, please visit https://rancs-lab.com/opportunities/.