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Summer Internships for 2020

Summer Internships 2020 Each year the Oxford Robotics Institute (ORI) hopes to host a small number of summer internships for undergraduate students. Who is eligible: These are firstly available to University of Oxford undergraduates in their second and third years. UK and EU undergraduate students, along with International undergraduate students who hold valid right [...]

By |2020-01-20T10:06:06+00:00October 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Summer Internships for 2020

Vacancy: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Multimotion Estimation

Salary Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 p.a.    Closing date: Nov 22, 2019 12:00PM We are seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate to join the Estimation, Search, and Planning (ESP) group of the Oxford Robotics Institute and the Department of Engineering Science in central Oxford. The post is funded by the Engineering and Physical [...]

By |2019-11-29T09:31:38+00:00October 25th, 2019|Uncategorized, yr_2019|Comments Off on Vacancy: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Multimotion Estimation

LIDAR Simultaneous Localization and Mapping

LIDAR Simultaneous Localization and Mapping Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) is a core capability required for a robot to explore and understand its environment. We have developed a large scale SLAM system capable of building maps of industrial and urban facilities using LIDAR. Online LiDAR-SLAM for Legged Robots with Deep-Learned Loop Closure (ICRA 2020) Abstract: [...]

By |2020-09-19T16:34:25+01:00September 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on LIDAR Simultaneous Localization and Mapping

Recruiting Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Motion Planning for Legged Locomotion

We are seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the Dynamic Robot Systems Group of the Oxford Robotics Institute and the Department of Engineering Science in central Oxford. The post is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and is fixed-term until 31 March 2021.   The postdoctoral researcher will contribute [...]

By |2019-10-08T11:23:22+01:00September 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Recruiting Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Motion Planning for Legged Locomotion

LIDAR Localization

Efficient LIDAR-based Global Localization Georgi Tinchev, Adrian Penate-Sanchez, Maurice Fallon Science Robotics [arXiv] [Slides (TBA)] Abstract In this work we explore LIDAR-based global localization in both urban and natural environments and develop a method suitable for online robotics applications. Our approach leverages an efficient deep learning architecture capable of learning compact point cloud descriptors directly [...]

By |2020-07-22T18:15:57+01:00September 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on LIDAR Localization

Robotics Software Engineer

Robotics Software Engineer Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 with a discretionary range to £44,045 p.a.   We are seeking a full-time Robotics Software Engineer to join the Oxford Robotics Institute (ORI) in the Department of Engineering Science (Central Oxford). The post is funded by EPSRC until 31 March 2021. We are looking for a dedicated [...]

By |2019-10-08T11:24:07+01:00August 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Robotics Software Engineer

ORI get to work with the new Stratasys J735 printer

This week Oxford Robotics were visited by Stratasys, the 3D printing experts, to install their state-of-the-art J735 printer - an essential research tool for the Soft Robotics Lab. It's "the best polyjet multi material 3D printer on the market", according to Perla Maiolino, head of the Soft Robotics Lab: "This printer can print a wider [...]

By |2019-06-28T12:45:41+01:00June 24th, 2019|News Feed, Soft Robotics Lab, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ORI get to work with the new Stratasys J735 printer

Departmental Lecturer Position Now Open

Departmental Lecturer in Robotics Oxford Robotics Institute, Department of Engineering Science, Parks Road, Oxford Grade 8: £40,792 - £53,174 p.a. Click here to apply We are seeking a full-time Departmental Lecturer in Robotics to join Oxford Robotics Institute at the Department of Engineering Science (central Oxford). The post is funded by EU, EPSRC and Industrial [...]

By |2019-08-23T10:06:33+01:00June 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Departmental Lecturer Position Now Open

Project Administrator

We are seeking a Project Administrator to join the Oxford Robotics Institute, Dept of Engineering Science. Your prime responsibility will be to provide administrative and financial support for Oxford Robotics Institute’s externally funded projects.   You will assume responsibility for the administration of the projects, specifically in relation to financial and operational management. This [...]

By |2019-05-30T16:32:09+01:00April 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Project Administrator