Professor of "Robotics, Control & Locomotion"

Updated: about 14 hours ago

We seek candidates in Autonomy and Field Robotics, with an applications
emphasis in areas such as energy, marine, transportation and agriculture.
Topics include multi-robot systems, self-assembly, swarms, human-robot
interactions. The candidates should have strong expertise in areas of control,
mechatronics or algorithm development.

The Mechanical Engineering program is recruiting outstanding faculty members into our multi-disciplinary and internationally collaborating faculty, to continue building one of the world's finest teaching and research institutions and to fulfill its educational and research missions. KAUST offers superb research facilities, generous research funding, and internationally competitive salaries.

The Mechanical Engineering program currently has 13 full-time faculty members, over 53 postdocs and research scientists and more than 140 graduate students. The Mechanical Engineering Program ( focuses on the following areas: combustion and energy, fluid mechanics, materials and solid mechanics, and dynamics and control. The Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC) carries out cutting-edge research on all aspects of combustion from flame study to modeling.

The Physical Science and Engineering Division comprises seven Degree Programs: Material Science and Engineering, Applied Physics, Earth Science and Engineering, Energy Resources and Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Science, Chemical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. These disciplines provide the foundation for our Division's quest to address some of the major challenges that we face in the world today, including those related to energy and the environment. Specifically, our faculty members and their research teams work on photovoltaics, super capacitors, porous materials, clean combustion, atmospheric modeling and other topics. 

PSE division invites applications for faculty position at Assistant and Associate Professor ranks.

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