Project Officer (Insect-Computer Hybrid Robots)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

The School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering invites applications for the position of Project Officer. The Project Officer

will join the team to develop insect-computer hybrid robots operation strategies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design control/navigation algorithms and operation strategies for insect-computer hybrid robots

  • Integrate the algorithms to customized sensor-backpack controllers and test them with living insects

  • Coordinate the research team to test, optimize, and execute the operation strategies designed 

  • Technical write up and presentation

Job Requirements:

  • BS Degree in Mechatronics/ Robotics/ Electrical and Electronics/ Computer Engineering/ Biological Engineering

  • More than 2 years of experience in C/C++ programming for embedded system

  • Experience in insect anatomy and physiology is advantageous

  • Experience in control system design is advantageous

  • Comfortable in handling living insects

  • Experience in C#, Java, JavaScript, Python is advantageous

  • A team player and technically motivated to solve problems

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU

In line with Singapore’s nationwide Vaccination-Differentiated Safe Management Measures (VDS), employees must be fully vaccinated to return to the workplace, unless certified to be medically ineligible. For Information on VDS, please click here .



The School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering invites applications for the position of Project Officer. The Project Officer

will join the team to develop insect-computer hybrid robots operation strategies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design control/navigation algorithms and operation strategies for insect-computer hybrid robots

  • Integrate the algorithms to customized sensor-backpack controllers and test them with living insects

  • Coordinate the research team to test, optimize, and execute the operation strategies designed 

  • Technical write up and presentation

Job Requirements:

  • BS Degree in Mechatronics/ Robotics/ Electrical and Electronics/ Computer Engineering/ Biological Engineering

  • More than 2 years of experience in C/C++ programming for embedded system

  • Experience in insect anatomy and physiology is advantageous

  • Experience in control system design is advantageous

  • Comfortable in handling living insects

  • Experience in C#, Java, JavaScript, Python is advantageous

  • A team player and technically motivated to solve problems

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU

In line with Singapore’s nationwide Vaccination-Differentiated Safe Management Measures (VDS), employees must be fully vaccinated to return to the workplace, unless certified to be medically ineligible. For Information on VDS, please click here .


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