Postdoctoral Fellow(s) / Research Associate(s) / Research Assistant(s)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
New Territories, Hong Kong


We are seeking highly-motivated researchers for the following project : Development of A Robotic Rollator-Orthosis System for Mobility Augmentation and EldercareThis project is funded by the Midstream Research Programme for Universities (MRP) from the Innovation and Technology Commission, Hong Kong.

This project proposes an innovative solution to overcome the limitations of a conventional rollator or an active orthosis while maintaining the merits of both devices, therefore, helping the elderly individuals maintain the capability of moving around with their own lower limbs on the premise of safety and facilitate their health monitor and care in real time.

  • Applicants should hold a PhD degree in engineering with a background in mechanical design and robotics control (for Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Associate);
  • or a Bachelor's or a Master's degree in engineering with demonstrated experiences of mechanical design, motor control, or sensor development and signal processing (for Research Assistant).

    The appointee(s) will work in direct collaboration with researchers from the rπLab (Robotics, Perception & AI Lab) in the Department of Electronic Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

    The rπLab is led by Prof. Max Q.H. Meng (http : / / / qhmeng / index.html), aiming at elevating the societal impact of robotics research by delivering tangible services and benefits to general public through solid theoretical investigations and focused technological developments.

    Our current research efforts are concentrated on :

  • Robotic wireless capsule endoscopy with image based automatic diagnosis;
  • Surgical robotic system to facilitate orthopedic surgery and painless / scarless NOTES surgical procedures; and
  • Robotic perception and scenario intelligence to enable service robots to interact better with general public and to understand better their working environments and the human users.
  • Applicants should submit an online application together with a description of their qualifications, academic background, PhD / Master thesis, publications, career goals and availability.

    Please also specify which position you are interested to apply. For further details, please contact Dr. Tingfang Yan (tfyan cuhk. Appointment will be made on contract basis for one year commencing January 2019, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

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