Postdocs

We currently have no funded positions. However, interested applicants may contact Wolfgang Hönig regarding potential external fellowships (e.g., Einstein International Postdoctoral Fellow, DFG Walter Benjamin Programme).

PhD Students

We currently have no funded positions available.

Student Assistants

Student Assistant (BS/MS)

Deadline: pending official announcement

Hours: 40 to 80 per month

Help with research and development activities in the field of multi-robot systems, in particular:
• preparatory and supporting work in the Programming in Python within the scope of machine learning for flying robot teams (60%).
• Support in the execution of experiments with robot teams to collect data (flying robots indoors) (40%)

Requirements:
• Very good programming skills in Python
• Very good knowledge in machine learning
• Excellent written and spoken English
• Above all, enthusiasm for the research area and a desire to participate in a research lab

Desirable:
• Basics of control engineering / robotics
• Experience with modelling and control of flying robots
• Experience with the Robot Operating System (ROS)

Student Assistant (BS/MS)

Deadline: pending official announcement

Hours: 40 to 80 per month

Help with research and development activities in the field of multi-robot systems, in particular:
• preparatory and supporting work in the Programming in C++ and Python within the scope of multi-robot motion planning (70%).
• Support in the execution of experiments with robot teams (flying robots and other mobile robots) (30%)

Requirements:
• Very good programming skills in C++ and Python
• Good algorithmic foundation (data structures, informed search)
• Excellent written and spoken English
• Above all, enthusiasm for the research area and a desire to participate in a research lab

Desirable:
• Fundamentals of artificial intelligence / machine learning
• Basics of control engineering / robotics
• Basics of optimization algorithms
• Experience with the Robot Operating System (ROS)

Student Assistant (BS/MS)

Deadline: February 29, 2024

Hours: 40 to 80 per month

Help with hardware development activities in the field of flying robots (research and component proposals for our own multirotors (frames, motors, propellers, ESCs); assistance with prototyping (mechanics and electronics); help with tuning of control algorithms including flight tests).

Requirements:
• Very good knowledge in the field of prototype development (mechanics and electronics)
• Good basic knowledge in control engineering
• Excellent written and spoken English
• Above all, enthusiasm for the research area and a desire to participate in a research lab

Desirable:
• Experience with modelling and control of flying robots
• Experience with embedded systems (Arduino, STM32, or similar)
• Experience with the Robot Operating System (ROS)
• Good mathematical basics (linear algebra and calculus)

Student Assistant (BS/MS)

Deadline: February 29, 2024

Hours: 40 to 80 per month

Help with research and development activities in the field of multi-robot systems (Programming in Python/C++/ROS 2; Support in the execution of flight experiments with flying robot teams; Embedded programming in C for the firmware of the robots; Assistance in the validation of new planning and control algorithms for collaborative flying robot teams).

Requirements:
• Very good programming skills in Python or C++
• Good mathematical basics (linear algebra and calculus)
• Excellent written and spoken English
• Above all, enthusiasm for the research area and a desire to participate in a research lab

Desirable:
• Basic knowledge of artificial intelligence / machine learning
• Basic knowledge control theory / robotics
• Knowledge of modelling an control of flying robots
• Experience with embedded systems (Arduino, STM32, or similar)
• Experience with the Robot Operating System (ROS)