PhD Project, Control and Mathematics, Control of Cyber-Physical Systems
Research Assistant in Control of Cyber-Physical Systems (f/m)
(PhD or Postdoc Researcher)
The central goal of our research consists in developing a theoretical basis for a holistic approach to designing feedback control systems in a cyber-physical domain. Such an interdisciplinary endeavor invokes a conceptual and technical interaction of control, communication and information theories. In our group, we are pursuing this topic by utilizing the theory of hybrid dynamical systems in its algebraic and symbolical formulation. The former design approach leads often to mixed-integer optimization problems, while in the latter case the computation techniques of discrete-event systems theory are relevant.
The post tasks are focused on contributing to system-theoretical foundations of cyber-physical engineering, including but not limited to
- distributed control in embedded wireless network systems,
- interplay of control, communication protocols and coding in embedded systems,
- asynchronous scheduling and control in distributed systems, and
- system-theoretical approaches to security of cyber-physical systems.Complementary practical activities in the Department’s lab (related to Industry 4.0, collaborative robotics and automotive systems) are desirable.
Applicants should have successfully completed university studies or earned a PhD degree in the field of control, mathematics, computer science, physics, or electrical/mechanical and process engineering. They have proven excellent mathematical and abstract reasoning skills. Credits will be given to a possible experience in specific mathematical areas, e.g. optimization, stochastics and dynamical systems. Finally, the candidates should be willing in providing assistance in the relevant Departments teaching programs and carrying out cooperation with national and international partners.
The employment contract is based on contracts for the civil service (TVöD-Bund) and either will initially be time limited. TU Kaiserslautern is committed to increasing the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and especially encourages them to apply. Under same qualifications, preference will be given to disabled candidates (please enclose supporting documents).
Additional questions will be answered gladly at +49 (0) 631 205 3230. Applications accompanied by supporting documentation in English or German (CV, certificates, credentials, list of publications if any, 3 selected preprints if any, as well as the names and addresses of 3 references) should be preferably submitted in electronic form at email@example.com.
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Institute of Mechatronics in
Mechanical and Automotive Systems
Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering,
University of Kaiserslautern,
Gottlieb-Daimler-Straße, Postfach 3049,
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Systems theory and cyber-physics The research focus of the group lies on control systems theory. One of the central research goals consists in developing a theoretical basis for a holistic approach to designing control systems in a cyber-physical domain, this invoking conceptual and technical interactions between control (i.e., computation), communication and...Mehr über die TU Kaiserslautern