Research Fellow wanted in Networked Embedded Systems8th May 2017
I am recruiting for a Research Fellow for a multidisciplinary project researching wearable, self-powered, embedded sensing systems that are wirelessly networked with smart city infrastructure. This particular post is related to the project's Circuits and Algorithms theme, which is concerned with novel circuits, algorithms and protocols to enable the efficient integration of energy harvesting sources into low-power networked sensing systems. The successful applicants will research, develop and evaluate algorithms, circuits and techniques to enable efficient, self-powered, embedded networked sensing systems.
Networked Embedded Systems Research Fellow
Photo copyright Jon Banfield, 2015
Applicants should be good communicators able to collaborate with others, take a methodological approach to their work, and be hard-working and reliable. Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent professional qualifications and experience relating to one or more of the following areas: networking protocols for embedded systems; software development for embedded microcontrollers; low-power and energy harvesting embedded systems. They are also expected to have experience of the practical validation of their research, ideally using commercial microcontroller platforms.
The nature of the funding source means that the successful candidate is expected to only be employed on this particular project for a maximum period of one year, ideally moving onto other suitable projects within the research team after this. You will also be supported in contributing to research proposals in areas related to this project. The project also has a 'flexible innovation fund' which provides funding that research fellows involved with the project can apply for to fund short research projects. These projects can perform feasibility studies to support proposals or publications.
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Haptics Demo in Multidisciplinary Research Week2nd February 2011
Multidisciplinary Research Week was a programme of activities aimed at showcasing different aspects of multidisciplinary work at the University of Southampton.
As a part of the week, we gave a demonstration of our haptic devices to attendees during a drop in session, where visitors could try out the devices and find out more about the research. We were also able to highlight the benefits that were obtained through a multidisciplinary approach to the research. One of the attendees commented:
ESD Group Christmas Party9th December 2010
The ESD Christmas Party was held this evening at an Indian Restaurant in the centre of Southampton. Everyone seemed to have a very enjoyable evening, and the restauarant even had a magician touring the tables all night (see the photo)! This created some controversial discussions on how the tricks may have worked, and also a lot of confusion over what was happening (I think some people were beginning to believe in magic)!
After the meal, a group of us continued the celebrations afterwards in t... [more]