PhD position on Statistical Sampling, Robotics and AI for Ocean Observations

Updated: about 1 month ago
Deadline: 26 Nov 2020

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The Department of Mathematical Sciences ( ), Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Norwegian Univ. of Science and Technology, Trondheim, has a vacancy for a PhD position on Statistical Sampling, Robotics and AI for Ocean Observations.

MASCOT (Maritime Autonomous Sampling and Control) is a research project financed by the IKTPLUSS program of the Norwegian Research Council. The project is a collaboration between NTNU, SINTEF Ocean and the Univ. of Porto, Portugal. 

The primary aim of the MASCOT project is to expand current knowledge on sampling for the global ocean in a multi-disciplinary manner through the enabling sciences of mathematics, statistics, control engineering and autonomous systems. The ocean holds extremely important resources for the Norwegian society, and new knowledge to sustain this environment while being innovative in developing new domains of the changing economy is of utmost importance.

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